5 edition of Learning about School Violence found in the catalog.
February 1, 2001
by Peter Lang Pub Inc
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||316|
The Police Foundation also develops incident reports on completed acts of school violence, and is currently working with subject matter experts to review these reports and provide lessons learned before entry into the database. The Police Foundation has conducted preliminary analysis on the 41 averted school violence incident reports. 1. A new book by Eric Madfis of UW Tacoma argues that by studying situations where school violence was successfully avoided, school leaders can help prevent future violent acts.. Madfis is an associate professor of criminal justice whose research focuses on the causes and prevention of school violence, hate crimes and mass murder.
Preventing school shootings and reducing school violence are priorities. There is a need to address the harsh reality that K students and educators experience violence and aggression daily. Creating a positive environment is necessary in order for teachers to teach effectively and for students to be receptive to learning. Facilities in good condition, including low noise levels, cleanliness, access to clean air and water, and absence of overcrowding are not only conducive to learning, but essential for student and staff overall health and well-being.
Twemlow and Sacco’s important book takes a major step toward clarifying our understanding of the school violence that plagues our society and what can be done to reduce the harm. This work offers a readable, well crafted examination of the range and complexity of the problem, the interconnections among family-school-community, role of mental. This book is about teaching students to be peacemakers. It includes practical strategies and specific activities to teach students conflict resolution procedures and skills to reduce violence in schools. By training students in conflict resolution, educators can help school environments become more orderly and peaceful while instruction is.
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Talking to Your Kids about School Violence offers unprecedented professional insight and critical therapeutic guidance to help parents, teachers, school administrators and social service professionals successfully nurture and heal children in this era of school shootings.
This book features scores of interviews conducted specifically for this /5(21). School violence can take on many different faces, from bullying to school shootings. This lesson provides books Learning about School Violence book a variety of school violence to educate teens and create talking points for class.
Preventing school violence requires addressing factors at all levels of the social ecology—the individual, relational, community, and societal levels. Research shows that prevention efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and even students can reduce violence and improve the school environment.
In the first part of this study we examine the school violence question, be it the violence that happens at school, consequence of external pressures (cultural, social, familiar) or the violence that happens from the organizational structures of that same school (institutional violence), and is then reflected in all those that are involved in the school.
effects of school violence, including student outcomes associated with school violence, disruption, and bullying. It then argues that a transdisciplinary, data-driven approach is needed to effectively address school violence. In particular, prevention and intervention practices must use logic models and theories of change to target the.
As a result, this book is must reading for anyone seriously interested in studying or preventing school violence." (Joel A.
Dvoskin, PhD, JAMA, October 22/29, - Vol.No. 16) "Assessing threats, understanding student's behavior and preventing school violence is a Learning about School Violence book responsibility that law enforcement s: 1.
School violence in the form of mass shootings has forced the country to seek answers that explain the aggression of certain students. Though it is easy to point to the accessibility of guns and other weapons, as well as the rise in gang culture, the causes and effects of school violence tend to center on the psychological welfare of the students 3.
risk of violence at school (or the effects of aftermath of violence) will be minimized. Clear and consistent polices, developed proactively by school officials, teachers, and parents, will establish student expectations and promote a stable school setting, leading to a safe educational environment.
School safety is often a critical obstacle to learning. Truth be told crime, violence and abuse affect all aspects of our community, and schools are not always free from fear, intimidation or.
The number of violence incidences in schools is increasing. The National League of Cities reports that between and33 percent of member cities had a significant increase in school violence (a student killed or seriously injured), and in –94, school violence increased 55 percent in large cities and 41 percent in cities ofor more.
School violence is part of the broader social problem of youth violence. Youth violence is defined as the intentional use of physical force or power, which is likely to cause physical or psychological harm, by a person aged between 10 and 24 against another person, group, or community.
variable (violence on the school grounds) and the four independent variables (neighborhood safety, classroom behavioral problems, violence among teen friends, and family size). Collectively, the independent variables accounted for 87% of the variance in violence on the school grounds (R2 adjusted p.
Social Learning Theories and School Violence. Social learning theories hold that criminal behaviors are learned in interaction with others, particularly (but not exclusively) those within close personal circles such as family, friends, and neighbors.
According to this perspective, criminality is not inborn, biological, or genetic, nor is it. Preventing School Violence 3 and the leading cause of death for African-Americans in this age group. Between andannual arrest rates for weapons carrying for youth under 18 years of age increased %.1 Yet little of the violence reported for children and youth occurs in school; nor does.
Professor of Counselor Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, and Founding Editor, Journal of School Violence. This is the book the field so urgently needs. Chapters are closely interlinked to describe the complex but interrelated whole of school violence prevention. Amanda Klinger is a nationally recognized expert on school safety and crisis management.
She conducts ongoing research on threats and incidents of violence in schools and frequently appears on or is interviewed by national media outlets on topics related to violence prevention, crisis response, and school safety. Read more. lifelong learning, and empower leaners to be responsible global citizens.
This new resource: School-based violence prevention: a practical handbook, is about schools, education and violence prevention. It provides guidance for school officials and education authorities on how schools can embed violence prevention within their routine activities and.
Jack Cashill wrote a great book about it that is the first, last, and final word on the criminal history of St. Trayvon. The secret of disproportionate levels of black violence in schools is no.
School violence is a multi-faceted social ill and may occur for diverse reasons, one of which is the intake of hard substances such as drugs and alcohol abuse. Students, school staff or members of society who are intoxicated tend to lose control of their inhibitions and often act in an irrational manner.
Hence, the effect of drugs on the human. S.E. Green, author of the forthcoming YA novel Killer Instinct, examines whether teens are likely to imitate the violent behavior they read about in literature. The book examines the questions and controversies that fuel this debate, with an emphasis on distinguishing fear from fact.
It addresses important research and policy issues concerning school violence. The book explains how the lessons from psychological research on youth violence can be used to improve school safety.Violence in schools creates insecurity and fear which harm the general school climate and infringe pupils’ right to learn in a safe, unthreatening environment.
Schools cannot fulfil their role as places of learning and socialisation if children are not in an environment free of violence.School violence->Teen nonfiction: Books. 1 - 14 of 14 results Extensive book and View Product [ x ] close. Iran. Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students Quickview.