Publisher description for Safe school ambassadors : harnessing student power to stop bullying and violence / Rick Phillips, John Linney, and Chris Pack.


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A road map for reducing emotional and physical violence in schools
Bullying and violence are a pervasive problem in schools today. This book helps schools empower young people to prevent many of these incidents, from simple put-downs to outright physical violence. Based on the authors' unique program, "Safe School Ambassadors"-which has been used at 500 schools-it provides proven strategies and best practices to help educational leaders and policy makers effectively address this troubling issue.
Rick Phillips, MEd (Graton, CA), a former teacher and principal, is the Executive Director of Community Matters. John Linney, MA (El Paso, TX) is the Executive Director of Impact Associates and has 20 years of youth development experience. Chris Pack, BSE (Santa Rosa, CA), is a trainer and Program Director of Community Matters.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
School violence -- United States -- Prevention.
Bullying in schools -- United States -- Prevention.
Schools -- United States -- Safety measures.