BIG Award Book Reviews
By Naomi Richards and Julia Hague.
2016, Paperback / softback, 279.4mm x 216mm, 240pp, £16.99
2016, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £16.99
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I found this book really useful and interesting and I think anyone working in a counselling role with children and young people in any setting should buy it.’ Val McFarlane, Director, BIG Award.
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Peer Support Works by Netta Cartwright, RRP £27.99
'I found the greatest use of this book to be the many relevant and detailed activities it provides for training for Peer support programmes, which could also be used in others ways across a school for teaching listening skills and how to empathise with others. It is also very powerful in its emphasis on the impact of peer support programmes if this was ever needed to convince others of their value when proactively trying to prevent and tackle bullying in schools.' Louise Reese, Deputy Head, Charles Darwin School, Kent
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Cyberbullying and e-safety: what educators and other professionals need to know' by Adrienne Katz, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. RRP £18.99 Order form and description more.
' A comprehensive, bang up-to-date compendium about how the British teenager's addition to smarphone use has changed our society for ever. Even the fear of being stranded without a phone now has a name - 'nomophobia' apparently. Worse still is the rise in cyber-bullying, which has tragically led to a spate of teenage suicides. Because relationsips, relaxation and recreation are now all managed on a mobile, there may be for a short while, a lull in the pace of technological development.
This superbly researched book has, therefore, just a chance of remaining relevant and useful for longer than many previous volumes. it is currently the essential guide to the sheer awfulness of some children's experiences of cyber-bullying, and current best practice in both putting a stop to it and preventing it from happening in the first place/. Dennis Richards, The Church Times, Education pages 21st September 2012. Several other reviews
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‘Rising Above Bullying: From Despair to Recovery’
by Rosemary Hayes and Carrie Herbert with a foreword by Esther Rantzen.
Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
The Red Balloon approach is illustrated in this book through the personal stories of 8 young people in their own words, along with discussion and comment from Red Balloon. An introductory section explains the approach which can best be described as ‘Unconditional Positive Regard’ allied with therapeutic and pastoral support woven into a one to one full time educational delivery plan. Family therapy is available if needed. More Review by Adrienne Katz