As mentioned earlier, various studies have pointed out that parents who are not consistent in the discipline they impose on their children or who themselves resort to bullying behavior end up being poor role models for their children. Children exposed to such behavior by their parents do not learn appropriate social interaction and are not
If you decide to drive down to Ohio, what would you do? Will you just get up one fine morning, sit in the car and start driving? Or would you put thought into planning the trip? I think most of us when posed with this question will tend to pick up the second option.
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
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
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