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Bullying Times

Monthly Bullying News from Bully OnLine
December 2005

Workplace bullying | School bullying
Stress, health and PTSD | Media requests
Conferences and meetings etc
Support groups | Surveys | Web sites of interest
Achievements of bullying survivors
Books and articles | Tim Field on TV
Dealing with computer viruses and spam
Stockists of Bully in Sight and PTSD
What readers say about Bully in sight


Workplace Bullying

Court of Appeal finds favour in protected disclosure case
In the case of Melia v Magna Kansei Ltd, Adrian Melia represents himself in unanimous verdict: http://www.secretagent.org.uk/html/news.html

Workplace bullies should be reported to the police and prosecuted under criminal law
http://www.personneltoday.com/32574.article

Only a new law will stop workplace bullies
http://www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/tuc-10967-f0.cfm

Head teachers suffer from increasing stress
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4447232.stm

Salem educator was rehired despite long list of accusations
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051117/NEWS/511170357

College District Held Responsible for Disability-Based Discrimination of an Employee with Aspergerís Syndrome
http://neurodiversity.com/weblog/article/60/college-district-held-responsible


School bullying

Parents of bullies to face £1000 fines
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4453744.stm

Hospital accident and emergency unit regularly treats pupils injured by bullies
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/4461546.stm

School bullying becomes psychological
As opportunities for the expression of physical violence are reduced, school bullies turn to psychological and emotional bullying: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4436812.stm

Homophobic bullying in primary schools not being tackled effectively
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wear/4465700.stm

UK schools are in denial about bullying
Violence is becoming the norm says children's commissioner Professor Al Aynsley-Green: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4433460.stm

Kent parents set up own school for bullied pupils
"It's not fair when the bullies have special compensation, special buildings and schools": http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/4458248.stm

Young people call for more anti bullying training for teachers
http://www.actionwork.com/antibullyingweekedmPR.pdf

No-blame approach not supported by government
Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) still pushing ineffective strategies unpopular with parents: http://education.guardian.co.uk/schools/story/0,5500,1647928,00.html

Prime Minister "profoundly disagrees" with ABA no-blame approach
See last interaction at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmtoday/02.htm

Ask your MP to sign the motion for anti-bullying week
http://www.actionwork.com/antibullyingweekedmPR.pdf and http://www.actionwork.com/penrosepressrelease.pdf

Fighting Bullycide in Canada
http://www.torontosun.com/News/TorontoAndGTA/2005/11/27/1325892-sun.html

Conference Report for I Power I Anti-Bullying Conference for Young People 2005
http://www.actionwork.com/bully.pdf

Schools to teach emotional intelligence
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,591-1893739,00.html


Stress, health and PTSD

Research reveals that dissatisfaction at work causes illness
Low job satisfaction leads to emotional burn-out, reduced self-esteem, raised anxiety and depression: http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/news/6596/

Aftermath of war
Coping with PTSD: http://groups.msn.com/AftermathofwarcopingwithPTSDtoo/welcome.msnw


Media requests

Media requests are at media/media.htm


Conferences, meetings etc

Saturday 19 November 2005: Ensuring a Life-Work Balance, UK National Work-Stress Network 6th annual conference, Birmingham, England: http://www.workstress.net/

For more meetings and conferences see workbully/conf.htm and workbully/events.htm


Support groups etc

Support groups are listed at resources/groups.htm


Surveys, research requests etc

UK: Andrea Adams Trust National Workplace Bullying Survey
Take part in the Andrea Adams Trust National Workplace Bullying Survey at http://www.andreaadamstrust.org/employees/questionnaire.htm

Canada: No Bully For Me Survey
Take part in the Canadian No Bully For Me Bullying Survey : visit http://www.nobullyforme.ca/cgi-bin/esurvey.cgi?action=viewSurvey&id=1123717406

See workbully/surveys.htm for more surveys.


Web sites of interest

The Obsessive Ex Syndrome
People who are unable to mentally "let go" of a partner who leaves them: http://www.obsessive-ex.com/oex/index.html

Cafe Yoga
http://www.stressednot.com/cafeyogademo.htm

Bullying Bosses
http://www.bullyingbosses.com/


Achievements of survivors of bullying

What survivors of bullying have gone on to achieve...


Books and articles etc


Dealing with computer viruses and spam

Are you bombarded with computer viruses and spam?
There's guidance for new (and not so new) users of the Internet regarding viruses, spam and scam: action/newuser.htm


Stockists of books published by Success Unlimited

What readers say about Bully in sight

"I cannot put into words how much your book has helped me and how grateful I am that you wrote it."

More reader feedback on Bully in sight at successunlimited/books/tstmbis.htm
See reader feedback on Bully in sight at www.amazon.co.uk and www.amazon.com

See reader feedback on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: the invisible injury at www.amazon.com and www.amazon.co.uk

Bookshops with stock of Bully in sight

England
The Stationery Office Bookshop, 123 Kingsway, London WC2B 6PQ
Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham
Waterstones, 89a Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire
Waterstones, 14-16 Bold Street, Liverpool
Waterstones, 25-26 Butts Court, Leeds
Waterstones, 17 Oxford Street, Swansea

Scotland
Ottakers Book Shop, Trinity Centre, Union Street, Aberdeen

Canada
The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1V6

or you can invest in a signed copy by ordering online

Bookshops with stock of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

England
Waterstones, The Grand Building, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5EJ

Ireland
Hodges Figgis, 57/58 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Bookshops with stocks of all books published by Success Unlimited

Republic of Ireland
Clarendon Medical, 43 Clarendon Street, Dublin 2

If you know of other stockists of our books, please let us know.


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