Violence is a current concern among school professionals. Physical aggression is not the only type of aggression occurring in our schools. Although relational aggression has not received the wide spread attention as physical aggression and other types of bullying, it can be just as damaging to children and adolescents. This literature review will provide and overview of relational aggression, discuss factors that contribute to the use of relational aggression, and the impact of relational aggression on the victim and aggressor. Finally this literature review will discuss implications for a comprehensive school counseling program in addressing this form of aggression within our schools.
Relational Aggression in School-Age Children and Adolescents: Implications for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
Amy Van Zummeren
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