School violence: prevention tools and resources. Youth’s experiences, based on the book “ I stopped the school violence. You can do the same”

Rita Juknienė

Abstract


School violence can be prevented. Research shows that prevention efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and even students can reduce violence and improve the overall school environment. Prevention efforts should ultimately reduce risk factors and promote protective factors at these multiple levels of influence. This article reviews the experience preventing school violence, based on the school psychologists practical and theoretical fndings. School Violence: Prevention tools and resources were reviewed in this article. Based on the real school experience, it was described Olweus, Selezian and other violence prevention, educational programs. Based on the book “I stopped the school violence. You can do the same” were reviewed youths real experiences reducing the risk for violence. Were reviewed implications for crisis intervention and given recommendations for brief treatment practices, how to stop the violence in the school setings, strengthening young people’s abilities effectively solve difculties.


Keywords


violence; prevention; aggression; experiences

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7220/2029-5820.18.2.6