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Cyberbullying: What Counselors Need to Know

Cyberbullying: What Counselors Need to Know

Sheri Bauman

ISBN: 978-1-119-02604-4

Dec 2014

224 pages

Select type: E-Book



This informative book offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the growing problem of cyberbullying. Written for counselors, teachers, school leaders, and others who work with children and teens, Cyberbullying addresses the real-life dangers students face on the Internet.

Benefits and Features

  • Discussion of the different types of cyberbullying and cyberbullying environments
  • Overview of prominent theories of aggressive behavior
  • Examination of the developmental differences in cyberbullying and victimization across the life span
  • Proactive responses to cyberbullying
  • Effective, nonpunitive strategies for responding to cyberbullying
  • Useful information for parents on current technology and popular websites
  • Guidance on the role of counselors in prevention, intervention, and advocacy
  • Practical tips to identify and follow cyberfootprints
  • Chapter on adult cyberbullying
  • List of helpful websites, books, and media
  • Appendix with review of the latest cyberbullying research

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Preface vii

Acknowledgments xi

About the Author xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Conventional Bullying Versus Cyberbullying 17

Chapter 3 Cyberenvironments 29

Chapter 4 Types of Cyberbullying 53

Chapter 5 Theories of Aggressive Behavior 59

Chapter 6 Developmental Factors in Cyberbullying 71

Chapter 7 Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Cyberbullying 85

Chapter 8 Responding to Cyberbullying 93

Chapter 9 Counseling Strategies to Combat Cyberbullying 109

Chapter 10 Adult Cyberbullying 127

Chapter 11 The Role of Counselors 137

Chapter 12 Additional Resources 149


Cyberbullying Research 157

References 173

Index 193