Topic: bullying

Teenage Girl Being Bullied By Text Message Dealing with Cyberbullying: Tips for Kids and Parents to Prevent and Stop Cyberbullying

Teenage Girl Being Bullied By Text MessageTechnology means that bullying is no longer limited to schoolyards or street corners. Cyberbullying can occur anywhere, even at home, via email, texts, cell phones, and social media websites 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with potentially hundreds of people involved. For those who suffer cyberbullying, the effects can be devastating, leaving you feeling hurt, humiliated, angry, depressed, or even suicidal. But no type of bullying should ever be tolerated. These tips can help you protect yourself or your child online and deal with the growing problem of cyberbullying. Read more ›

Bullying Dealing with Bullying: Helping Bullied Kids and Teens

BullyingUnless you’ve directly experienced bullying, you may not realize just how devastating it can be, especially to a child or teenager. As well as being deeply hurtful, bullying can leave anyone feeling frightened, angry, depressed, and totally undermined. But bullying should never be tolerated. Whether you’re the one being bullied, or you’re a teacher or parent who thinks their child is being bullied or engaged in bullying behavior, there are steps you can take to deal with the problem. Read more ›

stopbullyinglogo Online Resource: StopBullying.gov [web resource]

Bullying hurts.

Aggressive behavior may be bullying depending on what happened, how often it happens and who it happens to.

StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. If your child or someone you know is being bullied, the Get Help Now section outlines the steps you can take to resolve the situation. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Bullying: What Parents Need to Know [presentation]

What is bullying, and what are the consequences? Is your child being bullied? If so, what can you do?

Learn about bullying, what you can do if you suspect bullying, and how your school can  help. Read more ›