I Don’t Want to Bully Anymore by June Rousso, Ph.D.
Dr. June Rousso’s new book explores ways to build character and self-confidence in bullies the bullied as an anti-bullying strategy.
(New York, N.Y. Fall 2019) Written for both bullies and their victims, I Don’t Want to Bully Anymore- A Young Person’s Guide for the Bully and the Bullied- includes an engaging poetic style and beautiful illustrations. It helps bullies to build self-confidence using the character strengths of kindness, self-regulation, social intelligence, perspective along with others.
Twenty-four character strengths are presented based upon the VIA Institute on Character classification. Thought-provoking questions for each of the character strengths are meant to foster discussions at home and in the classroom. Bullies learn that they have good qualities and victims become empowered not to become an easy target for the bully. Adults and children seeking anti-bullying strategies will learn how to put things in perspective by accentuating the positive.
More about the book? www.idontwanttobullyanymore.com
More about June? www.junerousso.com
Dr. June Rousso is a licensed psychologist practicing as a psychotherapist and life coach in New York City. Her other books written for a child and adolescent audience stress the importance of recognizing character strengths in ourselves and spotting them in others They are: We All Live on This Planet Together (2017) focusing on looking for the positive in life rather than dwelling on the negative. The Little Book of Character Strengths (2018) introduces young readers to the concept of character strengths and how to apply them in their lives based upon the VIA Institute on Character classification.
Dr. Rousso is available for speaking engagements on request.
The Little Book of Character Strengths by June Rousso, Ph.D.
The Little Book of Character Strengths defines the meaning of twenty-four different character strengths based on the VIA classification and helps children become aware of some of the ways that they can develop their strengths. The book is filled with whimsical illustrations that capture the essence of each of the character strengths. While written primary for children. adults can benefit from the message of the book as well.
We All Live in this World Together by June Rousso, Ph.D.
We All Live In This World Together teaches children to focus their attention on inner strengths and the beauty in our world to manage fear while accepting their negative feelings. It shows how letting our fears build can be overwhelming, distort self-image and how we view the world.