Alberti Center Slideshow


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Alberti Center Slideshow

  1. 1. An Overview from the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention University at Buffalo, SUNY Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD With special thanks to Heather Cosgrove for her assistance
  2. 2.  Perceived or actual sexual orientation Physical appearance Disability or social skills Socioeconomic status Race/ethnicity Almost anything that can put someone in a position of relative weakness
  3. 3.  Emotional distress Loneliness, peer rejection Desire to avoid school Increased anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation; low self-esteem In some cases, extreme violence
  4. 4.  More likely to experience legal or criminal troubles as adults Poor ability to develop and maintain positive relationships
  5. 5. Roots andConsequencesof BullyingAbuse- Jean Alberti
  6. 6.  Bully Target Bystander Family School (staff and peers) Larger culture/community
  7. 7. Most do nothing or join in
  8. 8.  Parents School staff Coaches Community members Students and peers!
  9. 9.  Model, teach, and expect respectful behavior
  10. 10. DO DON’T Have explicit  Use derogatory rules terms about Treat others with others courtesy & dignity  Face-to-face  Electronically
  11. 11. DO DON’T Provide explicit  Use vague examples and phrases like counter- “Don’t you have examples of any respect?” respect Role play!
  12. 12. DO DON’T Catch ‘em being  Bully the child good! to send your Use teachable message moments Use logical,  Lash out in meaningful anger consequences
  13. 13.  Define what it is and why it is not OK Create a climate where it is not tolerated
  14. 14.  Listen Empathize  “I am sorry that happened”  “That sounds so upsetting” Work together Follow-up
  15. 15.  Emphasize why behavior was not acceptable Apply logical, meaningful consequences Plan for how to prevent in future
  16. 16.  Teach to:  Recognize bullying  Select appropriate, safe interventions  Tell bully to stop  Band together with others who say it is not OK  Report to adult  Befriend target