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The Everything Parent's Guide to Dealing with Bullies

From playground teasing to cyber bullying, all you need to ensure your child's safety and happiness

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About The Book

Mocking. Namecalling. Physical aggression. These experiences are all forms of bullying that can wreak havoc on a childÆs self-esteem, safety, and general happiness. Both parents of bullied children and parents of bullies and are in a difficult situation: They want to protect their children and control their behavior without making the problem worse. Parents need a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to ensure that their childrenÆs education and quality of life are not compromised. This book helps parents learn to:
  • Recognize the signs of bullying
  • Find out where bullying is taking placeùat school, at a friendÆs house, or on the Internet
  • Understand the differences between bullying among boys and girls
  • Teach social skills and assertiveness techniques
  • Communicate with the parents of bullies
  • Get support from teachers, counselors, and other school administrators
  • Handle bullying situations involving children with special needs

Written by Deborah Carpenter, a social worker and assistant principal, this guide gives parents all the tools they need to recognize the problem, treat it properly, and prevent it from happening again.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Everything (June 18, 2009)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781605507118

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