“Cyberbullying – A guide for parents and educators is an important book.
It contains a lot of relevant information on the subject, provides numerous ideas for reflection and gives concrete clues to action, without ever falling into paternalism or backward-looking considerations. We have a duty to spread the word about this work for young people, parents and educators, so that everyone can have an active attitude towards this issue of our days”Daniel Sampaio
This book is a guide on how to identify, prevent, intervene and combat cyberbullying, aimed to help parents and guardians, teachers and educators and other professionals who deal with children and youth or that have them under their guard or responsibility.
Through this book, you’ll learn:
- What is cyberbullying and what are the differences in relation to bullying;
- How does the communication mediated by screens facilitate cyberbullying;
- How cyberbullying is manifested in different ways, means and forms;
- What are the participants in cyberbullying and what roles do they play;
- What are the warning signs of cyberbullying that we should be aware of and what are its consequences;
- What regulatory, educational, parental and technological approaches, families, schools and communities can take to prevent, identify, intervene and combat cyberbullying.
Higher Education Teacher
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1970, has a degree in Social Anthropology from I.S.C.T.E. and Educational Psychology from I.S.P.A.. Has a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Coimbra, with a thesis on bullying behaviors and health. Teaches in higher education since 1998, mainly teaching courses in the context of developmental and learning psychology, currently teaching at the Santarém’s School of Higher Education.
Born in Amora, Portugal, in 1974, has a degree in Educational Psychology from I.S.P.A. and a Master of Observation and Analysis of Educational Relationship from the Algarve University. Since 2008, develops his professional activity in the Association “Sementes de Vida” (Seeds of Life), in Beja. During the last decade has coordinated and supervised several projects in the area of bullying and violence prevention in schools (STOP Bullying, Bullying 306 and Bullying Não !!!) across Portugal.
Tito de Morais
Born in Boston, MA, USA, in 1962. Founder of MiudoSegurosNa.Net Project and pioneer of online safety of children and young people, was external evaluator in a project funded by the European Union which led to a teacher training manual on cyberbullying. Member of the Advisory Council of the Portuguese team of the EuKidsOnline project, represented the MiudosSegurosNa.Net Project as a partner in the Google Family Safety Center and is a member of Facebook for Safety Partners group..