Download
cyberbullying n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Cyberbullying PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

172 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Cyberbullying

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Cyberbullying Kim Mulkey

  2. Traditional bullying took place only at school, but with cyberbullying, children are bullied 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  3. What Is Cyberbullying? • According to the National Crime Prevention Council: • “Online bullying, called cyberbullying, happens when teens use the Internet, cell phones, or other devices to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person.”

  4. Sociocultural Theory • Power differences between social groups • Historical and cultural • “Research has shown that males are more likely to bully and have a tendency to bully girls.” • Boys are more physical and girls are more verbal • Girls tend to bully more with technology, due to the verbal nature

  5. Psychoanalytical • Bullying can cause extreme psychological damage to a person’s self esteem • Students may need to go through some type of psychological treatment to reverse the damage

  6. Behaviorist Theory • Being bullied could lead to an unconditioned response of an avoidance of technology • It could also lead to anti-social behaviors

  7. Genetic Links • Mixed research • not conclusive at this point as to if cyber bullying could be linked to a genetic cause

  8. Emotional Consequences • Loneliness • Social anxiety • Submissive • Interference with social and emotional development • Poor school performance • Suicide

  9. Warning Signs of the Bullied • Sleeping problems • Stomach and headaches • Dietary changes • Throwing up • Fear of going to out of the house • Crying for no apparent reason • Avoidance of social events • Doesn’t want to go to school-Frequent nurse visits • Lowered self-esteem

  10. Help for the Victim • Discuss with school officials • Principal, counselor, teachers • If physical or emotional symptoms are present, discuss with a pediatrician • Seek psychiatric assistance

  11. Warning Signs of a Bully • High volume of computer or cell phone use • Secretive technology use • Excessive chat use • Inappropriate photos on technology • Aggressive behavior

  12. Non Aggressive Problem Solving • Eight Sites for Conflict Resolution • School Curriculum with • Kindness and empathy • Communication skills • Modeling

  13. “Awareness and education are the keys to the prevention of cyberbullying” http://www.cyberbullying.org/

  14. What’s a School to Do? • Acceptable Use Policy • Our school’s clearly covers social networking and bullying • Curriculum including cyberbullying lessons and consequences • Encourage other students to help stop the bullying

  15. What’s a Parent to Do? • Monitor technology use • Encourage password privacy • Know their Username and Password • Become their “friend” on Facebook or other social network • Home filter system • K-9 Web Protection (free download) • Listen to your child, notify the school, and or the police

  16. What’s a Child to Do? • Do not reply to harassing communications • Email, texts, chats, discussion boards, etc… • Do not forward messages that would be harassing • Tell an adult • Do not delete the messages and show an adult

  17. References Retrieved from UWG Course Den • American Psychological Association. (1998, March 26). Boys and girls are cruel to each other in different ways -- but the effects are equally harmful. ScienceDaily. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/03/980326075743.htm • American Psychological Association. (n. d.). What makes kids care? Teaching gentleness in a violent world. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from http://www.apa.org/topics/kidscare.html

  18. References Retrieved from UWG Course Den • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. (2008, May). Bullying. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/bullying • Cyberbullying.org. (n. d.). Retrieved June 1, 2009, from http://www.cyberbullying.org/ • GetNetWise.org. (2008). Kids’ safety. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from http://kids.getnetwise.org/http://www.netsmartz.org/news/Sep03-01.htm

  19. Other References • http://kids.getnetwise.org/http://www.netsmartz.org/news/Sep03-01.htm • http://www.ncpc.org/cyberbullying • http://www.netsmartz.org/news/Sep03-01.htm • http://www.cyberbullying.org/ • http://www1.k9webprotection.com/