This book provides an understanding of cyberbullying and the many forms it takes. It explores the characteristics of cyberbullying, its prevalence, the serious effects it has, as well as the coping strategies of children and teenagers who are subjected to or witness cyberbullying. It also provides a critical understanding of the law as it can be applied to cyberbullying. Crucial and practical steps are provided so that schools, teachers, parents and children of all ages can better prevent and respond effectively to cyberbullying. Understanding Cyberbullying is unique in its recommendations for best practice, which draw not only on the most up-to-date research but also on the author’s many years of professional experience working with the Anti-Bullying Centre, and with schools and individual children, parents and teachers. It is designed for anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of cyberbullying and methods for its prevention in a clear and concise manner.