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Contents Preface xi About the Contributors xiii About the Editors xxiii I. FOUNDATIONS OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND SAFETY 1. Youth Engaged in Antisocial and Aggressive Behaviors: Who Are They? 3 Shane R. Jimerson, Gale M. Morrison, Sarah W. Pletcher, and Michael J. Furlong 2. Support in the Lives of Aggressive Students, Their Victims, and Their Peers 21 Michelle Kilpatrick Demaray, Christine Kerres Malecki, and Lauren K. DeLong 3. Legal Knowledge Related to School Violence and School Safety 31 Kirk A. Bailey 4. Safe, Supportive, and Effective Schools: Promoting School Success to Reduce School Violence 51 David Osher, Kevin Dwyer, and Shane R. Jimerson 5. A Problem-Solving Approach to School Violence Prevention 73 Jim Larson and R. T. Busse 6. Crisis Preparedness, Response, and Management: Surveys of School Professionals 89 Amanda B. Nickerson and Kristina M. Osborne 7. Making the Case for an International Perspective on School Violence: Implications for Theory, Research, Policy, and Assessment 103 Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty, and Roxana Marachi II. ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT 8. An Overview of Measurement Issues in School Violence and School Safety Research 121 Jill D. Sharkey, Michael J. Furlong, and Georgette Yetter 9. Assessing Anger and Hostility in School Settings 135 Douglas C. Smith, Michael J. Furlong, and Peter Boman 10. Threat Assessment in Schools: Empirical Support and Comparison With Other Approaches 147 Marisa Reddy Randazzo, Randy Borum, Bryan Vossekuil, Robert Fein, William Modzeleski, and William Pollack 11. The SRS Safe Schools Survey: A Broader Perspective on School Violence Prevention 157 Russell Skiba, Ada B. Simmons, Reece Peterson, and Susan Forde 12. The Current State of Methodological Knowledge and Emerging Practice in Evidence-Based Evaluation: Applications to School Violence Prevention Research 171 Matthew J. Mayer 13. Assessment of Bullying 191 Dewey G. Cornell, Peter L. Sheras, and Joanna C. M. Cole 14. Assessing School Discipline 211 Gale M. Morrison, Megan Redding, Emily Fisher, and Reece Peterson 15. The Social Context of Schools: Monitoring and Mapping Student Victimization in Schools 221 Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty, Roxana Marachi, and Heather Ann Meyer 16. A Review of Methods to Assess Student Self-Report of Weapons on School Campuses 235 Michael Furlong and Jill Sharkey III. RESEARCH-BASED PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMS 17. A Socioecological Model for Bullying Prevention and Intervention in Early Adolescence: An Exploratory Examination 257 Susan M. Swearer, James Peugh, Dorothy L. Espelage, Amanda B. Siebecker, Whitney L. Kingsbury, and Katherine S. Bevins 18. Critical Characteristics of Effective Bullying Prevention Programs 275 Richard J. Hazler and JoLynn V. Carney 19. The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: An Overview of Its Implementation and Research Basis 293 Susan P. Limber 20. Promoting Behavior and Beliefs That Reduce Bullying: The Steps to Respect Program 309 Miriam Hirschstein and Karin S. Frey CONTENTS ix 21. What We Can Learn From Evaluated Studies of School-Based Programs to Reduce Bullying in Schools 325 Ken Rigby 22. Understanding and Addressing Peer Victimization Among Students 339 Richard J. DioGuardi and Lea A. Theodore 23. Youth Anger Management Treatments for School Violence Prevention 353 Eva L. Feindler and Scott Weisner 24. A Critical Analysis of School-Based Anger Management Programs for Youth 365 Douglas C. Smith, Jim Larson, and DeAnne R. Nuckles 25. Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum 383 Pam Dell Fitzgerald and Leihua Van Schoiack-Edstrom 26. Building Social and Emotional Competence: The PATHS Curriculum 395 Mark T. Greenberg and Carol A. Kusch´e 27. Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Supports 413 Jeffrey R. Sprague and Robert H. Horner 28. How Effective Are School-Based Violence Prevention Programs in Preventing and Reducing Violence and Other Antisocial Behaviors? A Meta-Analysis 429 Jim Derzon 29. Preventing, Preparing for, and Responding to School Violence With the National Incident Management System 443 Stephen E. Brock, Shane R. Jimerson, and Shelley R. Hart IV. IMPLEMENTING COMPREHENSIVE SAFE SCHOOL PLANS 30. Creating a Safe and Friendly School: Using a 360-Degree Approach 461 Coosje Griffiths and Tracey Weatherilt 31. A National Study of School Violence in Israel: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Policy 481 Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty, and Roxana Marachi 32. School Violence in Brazil: A Psychosocial Perspective 499 Raquel Souza Lobo Guzzo, Fernando Lacerda, Jr., and Antonio Euzebios Filho 33. The Safe Schools, Healthy Students Initiative in Rural Pennsylvania 511 Janet A. Welsh and Celene E. Domitrovich 34. Implementing Comprehensive Safe School Plans in Pinellas County Schools, Florida: Planning, Implementation, Operation, Sustainability, and Lessons Learned 525 Kathleen Hague Armstrong, Oliver T. Massey, and Michael Boroughs 35. Beyond Face Fidelity: When Less Is More 537 George G. Bear, Susan P. Giancola, Lindsay Simpson Goetz, and Jennifer Parisella Veach 36. Implementing the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative in Kansas 553 Leslie Z. Paige, Stephen N. Kitzis, Joyce Wolfe, and Jennifer Kitson 37. Implementing Comprehensive Safe School Plans: Effective School and Community Mental Health Collaborations to Reduce Youth Violence 567 Sharon Telleen, Young Ok Rhee Kim, Helen Stewart-Nava, Rosario C. Pesce, and Susan Maher 38. Student Threat Assessment as a Strategy to Reduce School Violence 587 Dewey Cornell and Farah Williams 39. Implementation of the Dallas Threat of Violence Risk Assessment 603 Russell B. Van Dyke and Jennifer L. Schroeder 40. A Case Example of a School Shooting: Lessons Learned in the Wake of Tragedy 617 Laura Delizonna, Ivan Alan, and Hans Steiner 41. The Safe and Responsive Schools Project: A School Reform Model for Implementing Best Practices in Violence Prevention 631 Russell Skiba, Shana Ritter, Ada Simmons, Reece Peterson, and Courtney Miller
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School violence -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
School improvement programs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.