Advice for parents who want to recognize the forms abuse can take and learn to determine whether their child is being bullied—or is the bully him/herself.
What can you say to a daughter who comes home day after day complaining of being threatened or hit or worse? What if your son is clearly the victim of vicious teasing but doesn’t even want to talk about it? What should you do when you suspect your child may, in fact, be the bully? Your Child: Bully or Victim? offers hands-on help for parents to stop bullying before it begins.
Peter Sheras, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical psychologist and professor in the Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology at the University of Virginia. He is associate director of the Virginia Youth Violence Project at the university and director of the local School Crisis Network. As an expert in school intervention and youth violence, he develops and evaluates intervention programs for schools, parents, and communities. He has been in private practice for twenty-five years.
Adele Faber co-author of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk A rich resource for parents and educators determined to end bullying behavior....Filled with fresh insights and practical suggestions for civilizing the bully and empowering the victim.