James Garbarino, Ph.D., is Codirector of the Family Life Development Center and Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. Formerly President of the Erikson Institute for Advanced Study in Child Development, he has also consulted for the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health. He lives in Ithaca, New York Ellen deLara, Ph.D., is a Visiting Fellow in the Family Life Development Center at Cornell University. A winner of the "Just for Kids" Foundation's Award for outstanding teaching and child advocacy and the Merrill Presidential Scholars Award, she has counseled children, adolescents, couples, and families in private practice for over twenty years. She lives in Ithaca, New YorkGarbarino, James is the author of 'And Words Can Hurt Forever How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence', published 2003 under ISBN 9780743228992 and ISBN 0743228995.