For Over 30 Years, Long Island's Leading Organization Dedicated to Preventing Bullying and Child Abuse

Suggested Reading for Educators

On Bullying

Beane, PhD, Allan L. (2009) Bullying Prevention for Schools.  A Step By Step Guide to Implementing a Successful Anti-Bullying Program

Beane, PhD, Allan L. (1999)  The Bully Free Classroom: Over 100 Tips and Strategies for Teachers K-8

Davis, S. and Davis, J. (2007) Empowering Bystanders in Bullying Prevention

Davis, S. and Davis, J. (2005)  Schools Where Everyone Belongs: Practical Strategies for Reducing Bullying  

Hoover, John H. and Hoover, Ronald (1997) Bullying Prevention Handbook: A Guide for Principals, Teachers and Counselors

Levin, PhD, Diane E. (1994) Teaching Young Children in Violent Times: Building a Peaceable Classroom
(A pre-school-grade 3 violence prevention & conflict resolution guide)

Maher, Charles A. and Joseph Zins, Maurice Elias.  Bullying, Victimization, and Peer Harassment: A Handbook of Prevention and Intervention

Paley, Vivian Gussin (1992). You Can’t Say You Can’t Play 

Roberts, Walter B. (2006). Bullying From Both Sides: Strategic Interventions for Working With Bullies and Victims 

Swearer, Susan M. and Espelage, Dorothy and Napolitano, Scott A. (2009)  Bullying Prevention & Intervention.  Realistic Strategies for Schools

Thompson, Michael  (2001).  Best Friends, Worst Enemies Understanding the Social Lives of Children.

Washington DC (2002)  The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative: Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States  Call 1-877-433-7827 to order a copy of this report

A joint publication of Educational Equity Concepts and Wellesley College Center for Research on Women: Quit It! A Bully Prevention Curriculum for grades K-2.


On Child Abuse  

Besharov, D. (1990) Recognizing Child Abuse: A Guide for the Concerned

Child Abuse Prevention Services (2010) Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect: A Guide for Educators

Giardino, Angelo P. (2007) Helping Children Affected by Abuse: A Parent’s and Teacher’s Handbook for Increasing Awareness  

Giardino, Angelo (2007) Child Safety: A Pediatric Guide for Parents, Teachers, Nurses and Caregivers 

Crosson-Tower, C.  (2002) Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

Crosson-Tower, C.  (2002) When Children Are Abused: An Educator’s Guide to Intervention

Monteleone, James A. (1998) A Parent & Teacher’s Handbook on Identifying and Preventing Child Abuse


On Internet Safety

Willard, Nancy E. (2007). Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly  

Willard, Nancy E. ((2007). Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress.  


On Relational Aggression

Cohen-Sandler, Roni (2005). Stressed Out Girls: Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure  

Deak, Joann (2002). Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

Garbarino, James (2006). See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It

Gianetti, Charlene & Sagarese, Margaret. Cliques. Eight Steps to Help Your Child Survive the Social Jungle

Pipher, Mary (1994). Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls 

Randall, Kaye and Allyson A. Bowen (2007). Mean Girls: 101 and ½ Strategies and Activities for Working with Relational Aggression

Simmons, Rachel (2002). Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture Of Aggression In Girls

Wiseman, Rosalind (2009). Queen Bees and Wannabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence



Garbarino, James (1999). Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them

Kindlon, Dan and Michael Thompson (2000). Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys