This book provides an understanding of cyberbullying and the many forms it takes. It explores the characteristics of cyberbullying, its prevalence, the serious effects it has, as well as the coping strategies of children and teenagers who are subjected to or witness cyberbullying. It also provides a critical understanding of the law as it can be applied to cyberbullying. Crucial and practical steps are provided so that schools, teachers, parents and children of all ages can better prevent and respond effectively to cyberbullying.
Understanding Cyberbullying is unique in its recommendations for best practice, which draw not only on the most up-to-date research but also on the author’s many years of professional experience working with the Anti-Bullying Centre, and with schools and individual children, parents and teachers. It is designed for anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of cyberbullying and methods for its prevention in a clear and concise manner.
Dr. James O'Higgins Norman, Prof. Mona O'Moore and Dr. James Reilly, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, at the launch of Understanding Cyberbullying in The Helix, DCU.
Thursday, 12 February 2015
||Professor Mona O'Moore is the Founding Director of the National Anti-Bullying Research Centre, formerly of Trinity College Dublin, but now located within the School of Education Studies, Dublin City University. She is currently Adjunct Professor to the School of Education Studies in DCU and is Co-Director there of the Anti-Bullying Research Centre. She has written widely on the subject of bullying, including Dealing with Bullying in Schools: A Training Manual for Teachers, Parents and Other Professionals (Sage Publications Ltd, 2004), Inclusion or Illusion?: Educational Provision for Primary School Children with Mild General Learning Disabilities (Blackhall Publishing Ltd, 2009), Understanding School Bullying: A Guide for Parents and Teachers (Veritas, 2010) and Understanding Cyberbullying A Guide for Parents and Teachers (Veritas, 2014).