Bullying occurs all around us and has so many faces that many times we fail to recognize it. It affects every single person involved. Bullying is not necessarily the physical intimidation that we most often associate this word with. It comes in so many different forms that may be less evident but nevertheless are forms
Please read the following from the Ottawa Citizen… After reading please read my comments at the end. OTTAWA — On Monday, more than a year and a half after the suicide of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley, bullying was once again the topic at the late teen’s high school — but this time, the focus was hope.
Our paradigm is limited to the understanding of what a victim is and why it happens, but a victim can have many windows. Many of us see the victim as someone who is smaller and is physically being bullied by a larger person. Now the reverse can also be true where a smaller person is
Bystanders of bullying: Team – Students who support the bully – Part of the “Bully Team”, but don’t initiate it themselves. Fans – Students who cheer on the bully Complacent – students who watch and say nothing or do nothing Why don’t more bystanders intervene? (Response stats from Reportbullying.com surveys 2009) They think, “It’s none
One of the newest forms of sexual harassment involves LGBTQ (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered & Queers). Young LGBTQ people may be more at-risk for bullying, taunting, harassment, physical assault, and suicide. Over a 10 year period, more than 7,000 LGBTQ middle and high school students were surveyed. The survey found that: } 8 in 10
When it comes to bullying, we tend to view bullying as a bully and the victim in a school or in a certain neighborhood setting. However, what we fail to see is the bigger picture as we can’t see the whole problem looking out of only one window. It’s true that bullying happens at schools
Welcome to my first blog for Reportbullying.com. The purpose of this blog is to open your minds to bullying as a community problem, not a school problem. I would like to hear from targets of bullying and also teachers, students, police, parents, crossing guards, bus drivers, etc… If you were involved in any bullying
I hear this comment all the time. My kids are being bullied and the school isn’t doing anything. Before we start pointing fingers at the school system I think it is important to remember that bullying isn’t a school problem it is a community problem. We as parents need to know the 3 indicators to