Jonathan Cohen ’75 and Dorothy L. Espelage have gathered experts from around the globe to highlight policy and practice recommendations in support of students feeling safe in school.
Feeling Safe in School: Bullying and Violence Prevention Around the World features analysis and commentaries from experts in public health, psychology, and school improvement. It addresses social, emotional, and intellectual aspects of safety as well as physical safety. The experts offer candid and unique insights into the way eleven different countries view and define what it means to feel safe in school, the types of goals and strategies that are being used to promote safety, and whether and how measures are being used to gauge progress.
Jonathan Cohen is co-president of the International Observatory for School Climate and Violence Prevention, co-founder and president emeritus of the National School Climate Center, adjunct professor in psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a practicing clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst.