NURTURING POSITIVE POWER: An Antidote to Bullying. Lorna Martin [email protected] What do we know about the Positive Power?. Contagious Relieves stress Self-fulfilling Cost-effective Supports an equal power base Can be learned at all ages and stages. What do we know about Bullying?.
There does not seem to be a concerted effort to reduce the stressors.
Bullying is a form of aggression in which there is an imbalance of power between the bully and the victim. The key elements include:
(Peplar & Craig, 1988)
[9% victims/7% bullies]
Three-tiered model of school discipline and violence prevention
AT-RISK STUDENTS: EARLY IDENTIFICATION & INTERVENTION
DISRUPTIVE STUDENTS: EFFECTIVE RESPONSES TO DISRUPTION
Skiba, Rausch & Ritter(2004)
To reduce and prevent violence…
Positive Behaviour Support
Code of conduct
Threat assessment procedures
Emergency preparedness procedures
Counselling pre- and post-suspension
In-school alternatives to suspensionBuilding Resilient School Environments