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National Representative 2012 – 2013 Anti-Bullying Campaign. By the end of this workshop you will know :. The power of your voice to stop bullying How to identify bullying and build awareness How to use the Connect for Respect initiative toolkit. Bullying. Intolerable
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National Representative 2012 – 2013 Anti-Bullying Campaign
By the end of this workshop you will know : • The power of your voice to stop bullying • How to identify bullying and build awareness • How to use the Connect for Respect initiative toolkit
Intolerable http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUD4YdnGK_k Jalen Coleman, Filmmaker Los Angeles, CA John C. Fremont High School
Who is Being Bullied? • 32% of students reported being bullied at school • 79% of those students reported being bullied inside the school building, 23% reported being bullied on school grounds, and 4% reported being Cyber-bullied
Which answer is correct? • According to the National Institute of Health (2010), ____% of students surveyed reported being bullied in middle and high school. 59% A. 33% B. C. 77% 25% D.
Bullying… • Is aggressive behavior that intends to cause harm, distress, or humiliation. • Usually is repeated over time. • Occurs in a relationship where there is an imbalance of power or strength.
Which of the following are typical forms of bullying? • A. Physical aggression • B. Social aggression • C. Cyber bullying • D. All of the above
Direct Bullying • Hitting, kicking, shoving, spitting….. • Taunting, teasing, racial slurs, verbal harassment • Threatening, obscene gestures
Which of the following is an example of indirect bullying? • A. Hitting • B. Verbal threats • C. Humiliating or isolating others • D. Demanding money
Indirect Bullying • Getting another person to bully someone for you • Spreading rumors • Deliberately excluding someone from a group or activity • Cyber-bullying
Cyber Bullying • Cyber or online bullying is a term used to refer to bullying through electronic media such as text messages, emails or social media. • True OR False
Who Are Bullies? • Typically demonstrate a strong sense of self-esteem. • Like to feel powerful and in control. • Frequently defiant toward authority figures. • Apt to break rules.
Impact • Bullying among children often leads to greater and prolonged violence. True False
Characteristics • Bullies are typically passive and allow others to be in control of them. True False
Who Are Victims? • Often insecure, socially isolated, anxious, and low self-esteem. • Unlikely to defend themselves or retaliate. • Higher rates of depression. • Unlikely to report the problem.
Victims Victims of bullying often seem to have a strong self-image. True False
Best Practices Which of the following best practices in developing community strategies to stop bullying can parents and PTA leaders utilize? Involve youth, parents, professionals and volunteers in promoting prevention. Assess the strengths and needs within your community regarding the bullying issue. Raise awareness by sponsoring community/school meetings, parent/student workshops and sharing anti-bullying resources with other parents, students and leaders. All of the above.
Connect for Respect • How likely are you to host a Connect for Respect event in your community after participating in this session? Not at all likely 1 2 A little likely 3 Very likely 4 Extremely likely 5 I don't know
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