Region One ESC Darlene Villafranca. What is Bullying?. Bullying is hurting, harming, or harassing others repeatedly and over time. WHERE DOES BULLYING OCCUR?. ( Facing the Schoolyard Bully: How to Raise an Assertive Child in an Aggressive World, Zarzour , 2000). Why P eople Bully.
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Bullying is hurting, harming, or harassing others repeatedlyand over time.
WHERE DOES BULLYING OCCUR?
(Facing the Schoolyard Bully: How to Raise an Assertive Child in an Aggressive World, Zarzour, 2000)
There are all kinds of reasons why young people bully others, either occasionally or often. Do any of these sound familiar to you?
Factors in the Home Environment:
A bully carries out negative actions on someone who has difficulty being able to defend himself/herself. The bully uses:
Bullying may also be a group phenomenon with particular characteristics. This means that there are a number of children and young people who may at times be involved in bullying, but who would NOT usually take the initiative themselves. These are called PASSIVE BULLIES, HENCHMEN OR BYSTANDERS. The group of passive bullies is quite mixed an may include uncertain or anxious students.
What do you tolerate?
Where do you draw the line?
What do you see at your campus?
To Reduce & Prevent Violence
Reprinted by permission from CARE (Courtesy and Respect Empower), Jim Bryngelson, 1144 Henry Rd., Billings, MT. 59102. Phone: (40) 252-2835 Website: www.wtp.net/care
What to Do:
What To Do:
Spectrum of Violence
Each and every person has the right to feel safe in his/her life and good about themselves.
Stages of Anger
The Effects of Bulling
3.They wish to be killed
2. They wish to kill
Source: FBI Behavioral Science Unit & Dr. Menniger
Where are these Perpetrators/Victims?
Sometimes the best thing you can do for a person who is being bullied is just to be there for him or her and be a friend.
When kids who bully see that other kids don't think it's cool, they are more likely to stop.
The law defines bullying as “written or verbal expression or conduct that the school board determines will have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging property or placing a student in fear of harm to him/herself or his/her property, or is severe enough to create an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment.”
Sent to Jail
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Rules– Parents and school personnel must demonstrate that they are in charge and won’t tolerate any student hurting another student (physically or psychologically)
Rights– Every student has the right not to be hurt and the right to learn in a safe environment
Responsibilities – Educators must be responsible for better supervisionand moreobservant monitoring. Students must be responsible for respecting the rights of their classmates and themselves
3 examples of bullying
2 ways to STOP bullying
1 way you will help others
I have a responsibility to tell someone if I am being bullied. I have a responsibility to not remain silent when someone else is bullied. I have a responsibility to speak up on behalf of all students who need help.
I will honor that responsibility.