Is your child struggling with friendships at school Have they been the victim of bullying If so, this can be a stressful time, as you struggle to support your child when they encounter difficulties during their school education This essential guide provides informed advice for parents and carers about how to support your child when they encounter difficulties with friendships and bullyingAccessibly presenting research and proven techniques that work in a primary school context, this book introduces you to the range of challenges encountered by children in school, and will help you work alongside the education system to give the best possible support to your childThis book can help you with Focusing on your child s social development Understanding children s behaviour and social responses Planning strategies appropriate to a range of difficulties and situations Written by experts in educational and child psychology, this step by step guide is for any parent who is seeking suggestions and guidance on how best to support their child Helping Your Child is a series for parents and caregivers to support children through developmental difficulties, both psychological and physical Each guide uses clinically proven techniquesSeries editors Professor Peter Cooper and Dr Polly Waite