Tips & Strategies

Signe’s books and workshops are designed to provide professionals, parents, and young people with important insights into kids’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors while also giving practical, easy-to-understand, and ready-to-use strategies and solutions.

Keep in mind: there are no easy answers to problems such as anger in children or bullying.  If these issues were easy, you wouldn’t be researching them and I wouldn’t be writing books on the subjects.  This is challenging stuff–both for kids and the adults trying to help them.  The tips and strategies on these pages are not designed to minimize the complexity of the issues facing kids, parents, professionals, and schools, but rather to make these extremely challenging issues more manageable.


Please click on the topics below to find helpful tips and strategies for the kids in your care:


1969316_645703718798424_1784569286_nScreening Tool for Reported Incidents of Bullying

Is it Rude, is it Mean or Is it Bullying?

Assertive Phrases to Stop Bullying

4 Rules to STANd up to Bullying

Strategies for Becoming an Ally Before, During, and After Bullying

2 Rules for Stopping Gossip

4 Choices in Anger Expression

Assertive Strategies for Making & Refusing Requests

How to Disagree without Arguing


All of the tips & strategies listed above are excerpted from Signe’s books:

8 Keys to End Bullying: Strategies for Parents & Schools

How to Be Angry: An Assertive Anger Expression Group Guide for Kids and Teens

Friendship & Other Weapons: Group Activities to Help Young Girls Aged 5-11 to Cope with Bullying

The Angry Smile: The Psychology of Passive Aggressive Behavior in Families, Schools, and Workplaces, 2nd ed.

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