Lonely Kids in a Connected World
Coming in Spring 2021
Lonely Kids in a Connected World: What Teachers Can Do by Kathleen McConnell Fad, Ph.D., and David Campos, Ph.D., highlights the lifelong impact of loneliness and equips teachers with a toolkit of framework-based, effective action strategies.
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The authors draw on more than 100 research articles to explore the theoretical underpinnings of childhood loneliness—risk factors, harmful effects, and ways to identify lonely students. This evidence base also forms the foundation of the book’s blueprint for loneliness prevention and intervention—35 Action Strategies that address one or more of these domains:
- Increase opportunities for students to form peer relationships.
- Improve students’ social competencies.
- Teach students to self-regulate and replace maladaptive patterns