Blackboard Bullying

Bullying is repeated, intentional, and continual harassment. Research indicates that 40% of children in school fall into either the bully, victim or bystander categories. Often defined as “an imbalance of power,” bullying can be direct (e.g., pushing, beating, name calling, etc.) or indirect (e.g., alienating, spreading rumors, cyberbullying, etc.). Most importantly, bullying affects everyone involved (the victim, the bully, and the bystander) and is always harmful. The prime objectives of this workshops are:

  • To define bullying.
  • To analyze the various bullying types and behaviors.
  • To understand the scope of bullying-related problems and consequences.
  • To identify the bully.
  • To identify the victim.
  • To pinpoint the reasons behind bullying.
  • To recognize the warning signs of bullying.
  • To provide preventive and intervening strategies.