Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 15, 2012 - Psychology - 184 pages
Outlines the existing methods used to address bullying in school, describing when and how each method can be best applied.
  • Addresses the six major methods of bullying intervention
  • Critically explores the rationale, strengths, and limitations of each intervention
  • Evaluates efficacy and applicability of each intervention for different bullying situations encountered in the school setting

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The Current Situation
Preparing to Intervene
Strengthening the Victim
The Support Group Method Formerly the No Blame Approach
The Choice of Intervention Method
Backdrop and Beyond
Appendix B Exercise on Fogging

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Ken Rigby is an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia. He is a leading international researcher in the area of bullying in schools, having published five books on the subject and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. He has ten years' experience as a school teacher, has been an educational consultant for departments of education and schools, and a speaker at conferences and workshops on school bullying around the world. His wide-ranging experience has enabled him to make many significant contributions to the problem of reducing bullying in schools.

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