A comprehensive guide to bullying in schools, the workplace & the community.
This book empowers victims, by increasing understanding of ‘bully situations’, reducing fear and shame with real life success stories of empowerment, offering strategies for each environment. This complex subject is in easy-to-read style for rapid reading, providing relief from trauma. The ethos is reporting, empowering, then increasing confidence by discovering lost or hidden skills & talents.
This book is intended as an empowering guide for victims of bullying, families and supporters and also for bullies who want to reform. It is laid out in levels so information can be assimilated in order of importance. Thus, empowerment is first, followed by information on the major players, then human dynamics, history of bullying and snapshots of real life stories.
This is the book's layout:(click on cover for contents & intro.)
� Level 1 empowerment - rapid response to bully situations
� Level 2 major players - the roles people adopt in bully situations
� Level 3 human dynamics – links between thinking, feeling & behaving
� Level 4 aggression, fear & anger – what they are and how they link to bullying
� Level 5 bullies through history – perception of bullying over time
� Perspectives – stories of hope & encouragement
� Resources – books, film, organisations
About the Author Professionally acclaimed author Marianne Richards was a Counsellor and Rehabilitation Officer in private practice & the NHS for many years. She holds a Masters Degree in Mental Health Practice, Diploma in Ericksonian Brief Therapy, Certificate in Behavioural Family Therapy and four year training in Psychodynamic Counselling.
She is the author of several books with a theme of empowerment and now writes full time.
Praise for other works by the same author: ‘Accessing mental health services can be a traumatic experience. The author gives an intelligent overview of mental health problems and a valuable perspective on medical / non medical personnel and the services they offer to alleviate these distressing conditions. Highly recommended for lay readers, carers, patients and newly qualified professionals.’ Dr Ernest Gralton, Fellow of The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Published - Aug 2018