prevention

CYBERBULLYING: What Parents Can Do About It

Cyberbullying What is the Problem? According to a recent study, our children are far more likely to be the target of a bully on-line than to be the target of a sexual predator. The results of such bullying can be just as devastating. This research certainly grabbed my attention as I hope it has yours. [...]

October 21st, 2018|Cyberbullying|

Bullies often victims of bullying themselves, research shows

September 05, 2018 Bullies often victims of bullying themselves, research shows CARBONDALE, Ill. — Nobody likes a bully; especially not the victim. But research shows that those bullies are likely to be victims of bullying themselves. Southern Illinois University Carbondale criminology and criminal justice assistant professor Sujung Cho found further proof of an overlap [...]

September 5th, 2018|Anti-Bullying|

Obama was a victim of bullying; taunted over his “big ears”

Opening a summit on preventing bullying, US President Obama said he was taunted over his "big ears" and unusual name. Barack Obama has confessed that he was bullied as a kid. While opening a White House summit on preventing bullying,the US President said that he was taunted over his "big ears" and unusual name. “Bullying isn't [...]

July 16th, 2018|Anti-Bullying|

Addressing and preventing bullying

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 [...]

July 16th, 2018|Anti-Bullying|

Bully Intervention in Schools

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 [...]

May 18th, 2018|

General Bullying Facts

General Bullying Facts Bullying directly affects students’ ability to learn. According to the Center for Disease Control, students who are bullied are more likely to experience low self-esteem and isolation, perform poorly in school, have few friends in school, have a negative view of school, experience physical symptoms (such as headaches, stomachaches, or problems sleeping), [...]

December 27th, 2017|Anti-Bullying|