Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats

Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats : Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress

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Online communications can be extremely cruel and vicious. They can cause great emotional harm and can take place 24/7. Damaging text and images can be widely disseminated and impossible to fully remove. There are increasing reports of youth suicide, violence, and abduction related to cyberbullying and cyberthreats.

This essential resource provides school counselors, administrators, and teachers with cutting-edge information on how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying and cyberthreats. It addresses real-life situations that often occur as students embrace the Internet and other digital technologies:

Sending offensive or harassing messages
Dissing someone or spreading nasty rumors on sites such as MySpace
Disclosing someone's intimate personal information
Breaking into someone's e-mail account and sending damaging messages under that person's name
Excluding someone from an online group
Using the Internet to intimidate

The book includes detailed guidelines for managing in-school use of the Internet and personal digital devices, including cell phones. Extensive reproducible appendices contain forms for assessment, planning, and intervention, as well as a 9-page student guide and 16-page parent guide. An accompanying CD of all the reproducible forms and student handouts is included with the book.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 22.86mm | 725.75g
  • IL, United States
  • English
  • CD, 9-page student guide, 16-page parent guide
  • 0878225374
  • 9780878225378
  • 844,723

About Nancy E. Willard

Nancy E. Willard, M.S., J.D., is director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use. She is a noted expert on the challenges and legal issues relating to the use of technology in schools. She frequently lectures and conducts workshops on policies and practices relating to Internet use in schools and youth high-risk online behavior. She has presented at the National Education Computing Conference, National School Board Association's Technology and Learning Conference, and the Consortium for School Networking's Annual Conference. In the summer of 2005, she presented at the National Safe and Drug Free Schools Conference in Washington D.C. USA.
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