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978-0-88804-508-9
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323 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2010-09-01
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An Educator's Guide to Violence in Schools, Second Edition
By: Eric M. Roher, M.A., LL.B.
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This is a step-by-step guide for school administrators, principals, vice-principals and teachers, providing practical advice to understand the complex issues in advance and to learn how to problem solve as issues unfold involving violence in Canadian schools.Written by a leading education law practitioner in clear and easy to understand language, you get practical advice that you can rely on. Fully revised and updated – includes analysis of the significant changes to education legislation. The second edition looks at the changing legislation and discusses the impact on educators of:
  • Bill 212, Education Amendment Act (Progressive Discipline and School Safety), 2007
  • Bill 157, Education Amendment Act (Keeping our Kids Safe at School), 2009
  • Bill 168, Occupational Health and Safety Ammendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace), 2009 . . . and more!
New chapters include:
  • Untangling the Web: Cyberbullying and the Law
  • Duty to Report to the Principal
  • The Role of School Administration
  • The Youth Criminal Justice Act
  • Guidelines for Conducting an Investigation
About the Author

Eric M. Roher, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and practises in the areas of employment law, labour relations and education law. He is the author of Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Violence in the Workplace (4th Edition), An Educator's Guide to Violence in Schools (2nd Edition), released in 2010, co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Role of the Principal (2nd Edition), released in 2008 and co-author of An Educator's Guide to Safe Schools, released in 2004. Mr. Roher is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He advises employers on a range of labour relations and employment law issues, including employment standards, termination of employment, unjust dismissal, employee discipline, human rights and workplace safety. Mr. Roher was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1987.

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