Bullying occurs in many ways, having many faces, and occurring in many different places and situations. Bullying is a terrible insidious action that happens and it affects everyone involved. Many people don’t even recognize that bullying is occurring. We can easily observe bullying when we see someone going up to another person with a fist
Workplace Bullying Scenarios – What would you do? Scenario One S/he laughed at my joke. Doesn’t that mean that it was welcome? Remember, too, that often people feel uncomfortable setting boundaries. In this example, you may laugh at the joke because it was told by another employee and you feel that they’re
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, which detrimentally affects the work environment, or leads to adverse job-related consequences for victims of harassment. In order for behavior to be considered sexual harassment, it must contain three elements. It is of a sexual nature. It
When it comes to bullying boys and girls can bully using the same actions but we do see a difference when we look at it as a whole. Boys do what we call direct bullying, this is punching, kicking, shoving, knocking books out of people’s hands, throwing things at another person.
Bullying in schools has become a huge problem in our schools according to the national education board 15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to kids being bullied at school. 1 out of every 10 students who drop out of school does so because of being repeatedly bullied at school. The
When it comes to bullying I can safely say that everyone has been excluded at one time or another in their life. It may have been in kindergarten or on a sports team, how about at a party or you were the last one chosen. Exclusion hurts us emotionally. Have you ever broken a bone
The New Jersey school system does not just talk about bullying but also harassment and intimidation so what is the difference? Bullying has three main indicators. Imbalance of power – This is someone who is bigger, stronger, smarter, more popular, it can be a group versus just one person. Intent to
When offering a parenting night to educate them on certain topics we find that schools offer it less each year. They’ll have an anti bullying parenting night and 5 parents show up. Doing hundreds of parenting nights we have found the examples below to be some of the best ways to get parents out.
We receive calls and email inquiries everyday about anti bullying assemblies for elementary, high school and even parent night presentations. 1 out of every 50 calls we get a school wants one assembly for the entire student body. Maybe the reason is, the price must be cheaper or we only have so many students so
As we all know our kids are smarter and know more about the internet than us. We all know that our children can sometimes make a real bad decision when it comes to posts and tweets that may hurt or ruin another student’s reputation. Along comes the consequence approach… This approach is usually done between