Experiences of violence in schools are encountered much more frequently than they used to be. The shocking repercussions of these acts are felt nation-wide and particularly impact school populations, families and communities. This book undertakes to illuminate factors pertaining to the phenomenon of school violence. It is intended for professionals such as school principals, teachers, social workers, psychologists, school administrators, school counselors and all who work directly with youth in various contexts. It is also intended for parents, family and community members, youth advisors and mentors, youth group leaders, religious advisors, counsellors, and others interested in the wellbeing of children and adolescents.
Ingrid Rose has practiced as a psychologist and therapist in Australia and the United States for twenty-five years and worked extensively with children and adolescents. She studied in Switzerland and Oregon and obtained doctorates of Philosophy from both University of Western Sydney and Pacifica Graduate Institute. She has been assistant professor at Portland State University in the Child and Families Studies department and is currently on the faculties for The National College of Natural Medicine, The Process Work Institute and The Global Process Institute. She has lectured internationally in process oriented therapy, and has published in The Journal of Process-Oriented Psychology.
Chapter 1: Setting the StageChapter 2: Depth Psychology and School ViolenceChapter 3: New Ideas on School Alienation and ViolenceChapter 4: Interventive Methods: Beyond the RationalChapter 5: Preventive Measures: Psychodynamic PerspectivesChapter 6: Group Dialogue and the Quantum FieldChapter 7: Conclusion and Final Reflections