While high profile cases of school violence have drawn attention to the scope of the bullying problem, the truth is that parents don't need more information about those worst-scenario cases. What parents do want to know is what to do about bullying before it becomes life-threatening. Your Child, Bully or Victim takes the discussion of bullying out of the realm of institutional policy and into the home with hands-on help for parents, including how to: . Recognize the many forms abuse can take--from playground name calling to chat room cyber slamming . Combat such common (and dangerous) myths as "Boys will be boys" and "Just ignore them and they'll go away" . Know when it's time to step in and talk to other parents or teachers in order to protect your child--what to say and how to say it . Find out about current school programs that effectively combat bullying and help introduce them into your school's curriculum We all understand there's a problem. This powerful book provides a plan for what every parent can do about it.Sheras, Peter is the author of 'Your Child-Bully or Victim? Understanding and Ending School Yard Tyranny', published 2002 under ISBN 9780743229234 and ISBN 0743229231.