This book is designed to serve as a core text for advanced and graduate students and researchers alike. Each chapter reviews the literature and current research related to its topic as well as providing suggestions for practice for psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups based on the review. Major topics in the field of groups are included: history, best practices, settings, groups across the lifespan, special topics, multicultural groups, as well as critical issues and emerging themes in group counseling and psychotherapy. Key features include: • Integration of current research and practice • Includes psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups for all topics New to this edition: 2-3 new chapters on cutting edge themes Thoroughly updated research more pedagogical elements (discussion questions, activities, resources, case examples, key terms, etc.) Reorganization based on reviews Test bank and powerpoints.
Chapter 39: Psychoeducational and Counseling Groups for Bullying
Psychoeducational and Counseling Groups for Bullying
All children deserve a safe, nurturing environment in which to grow and develop, but childhood bullying threatens children's safety and interferes with healthy development (Arseneault, Bowes, & Shakoor, 2010; Orpinas & Horne, 2006). The purpose of this chapter is to examine childhood bullying and psychoeducational and counseling group approaches to preventing and addressing the problem. We begin with a short summary of childhood bullying and move into an examination of group counseling approaches to bullying prevention.
What Do We Know about Childhood Bullying?
Definition of Bullying
Bullying has been defined as intentional, imbalanced, and repeated (Newman, Horne, & Bartolomucci, 2000). That is, bullying causes intentional harm. The victim of bullying also has less power ...