Protect your Child From Bullying

Protect your Child From Bullying

Expert Advice to Help You Recognize, Prevent, and Stop Bullying Before your Child Gets Hurt

Book - 2008
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From cyberbullying to "mean girls" to school shootings, bullying is a complex and frightening problem confronting parents and children of all ages. This invaluable guide—written by international bullying expert Dr. Allan L. Beane—explains the many ways that bullying can present itself, the harm it can do to your child if ignored, and most importantly, what you can do to protect your child. The strategies in this book, which are based on solid research and practice in education, sociology, and psychology, and inspired by the author's personal experience of tragedy, are being used successfully in classrooms around the country as part of the author's Bully Free Program.

Protect Your Child from Bullying will show you how to:
  • Read the tell-tale warning signs that your child is being victimized
  • Understand the characteristics that make a child an easy target
  • Tell the difference between normal conflict and bullying
  • Take action when your child is the target of bullying
  • Help prevent cyberbullying
  • Give your child a solid foundation for dealing with situations that involve bullying
  • Show your child how to take action as an empowered bystander when others are being mistreated
  • Help your child develop a strong sense of acceptance and belonging
This is a must-have resource for all parents who want to create a safe and healthy environment for their children.

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Beane, a former classroom teacher that lectures and writes on bullying offers advice for parents of children being bullied on strategies for prevention including promoting the child's acceptance, building self esteem, getting support from siblings, and mitigating the more serious side-effects including self-harm and retaliation. He specifically addresses bullying over the internet and neighborhood bullying, as well as what to do with children who are the bullies. Advice is focused on giving the bullied child tools to deal with and avoid harassment (e.g. "disarm the bully with humor"). Jossey-Bass is an imprint of Wiley. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2008.
ISBN: 9780787995171
Characteristics: xvii, 229 p. ; 23 cm.


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