J. Richard Knapp Nowhere to Hide

ISBN 13: 9781461178279

Nowhere to Hide

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9781461178279: Nowhere to Hide

What is the role of the family in the prevention of bullying? What is the role of the community? What are the six basic elements necessary for bully prevention in our youth? J. Richard Knapp’s book, Nowhere to Hide, examines these questions and the tragedies of bullying that is negatively affecting the lives of people around the world. Knapp has masterfully blended detailed information based upon the most up-to-date research with real life examples and over three decades of experience working with our youth. The reader will walk away from this book with a very clear understanding of what bullying is, bully and victim profiles, short and long termed effects of this behavior, and what can be done about bullying both from a preventative and reactionary position. In addition, the reader will look closely at the topics of understanding bullying, the value of one person’s life, research, bullying myths, complexities of bullying, identifying the bully, cyber-bullying, adult bullies in the workplace, bullying within the family, and more.

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J Richard Knapp is an American author from Roseburg, Oregon. Educated at Boise State University and the University of Oregon, he has worked over three decades as an elementary teacher, public school principal, university level graduate school instructor, a state leader of Oregon public education, and a member of the International Symposium on Education with leaders from Japan, Germany, Great Britain, China, Australia, Canada, and the United States. The author/speaker is recognized internationally as a leader in bully prevention. Knapp's most recent accomplishment include the founding of KnappStory Media, which represents the author's presentations, books, and other publications such as the International Bully Prevention Newsletter. J Richard Knapp's work focuses on the six fundamental elements of bully prevention: dignity, respect, understanding, compassion, calmness, and equilibrium. These are the core elements that families must teach their children. Our role as a community is to support the family in these teachings. Knapp's newest book, Nowhere to Hide, emphasizes these elements.

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