There’s nothing worse than discovering your child has been targeted by a bully. As a parent, you may experience an entire range of emotions including anger, fear, pain, confusion and maybe even embarrassment. But regardless of what you are feeling, overcoming bullying requires immediate action on your part.
Our focus is essentially on these 3 crucial areas: School Intervention, Warning Signs and Cyberbullying (Identification & treatment).
Addressing and preventing bullying Once bullying has been identified, swift action needs to be taken in order to resolve the issue. Families and schools have an important role to play in tackling this. Schools need to maintain bully-free environments, as it will make students perform better academically and co-operate better with one another as well [...]
If your child is being bullied, here are some guidelines on how to handle the parent of a bully. Here are some guidelines: Be specific and descriptive in providing the parent the facts of his/her child’s anti-social behavior. Use the term ‘bully’ or ‘bullying,’ sparingly. Instead, describe clearly the behavior of concern. Providing this information [...]
Bullying intervention strategies Bullying prevention in schools is a full-time exercise. For true change to take place, the culture of a school must be transformed. But it’s not as difficult as it sounds. With a year round bullying prevention program, clear expectations of faculty and staff and established guidelines for how to treat incidents, students and adults can be [...]