Bullying

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  • Bullying has always been a tremendous concern for me, So parents are a child's first line of defense against bullies. To help prevent or combat bullying it is important to arm your child with the appropriate defense tactics. Encourage your child to build a friendship with another child and teach them to be respectful of others.As a way of helping everyone especially the parents, who still find it quite hard to manage issues like this, I found this great application which featured a safety app which gets me connected to a Safety Network or escalate my call to the nearest 911 when needed, it has other cool features that are helpful for your kids with just a press of a Panic Button. Check it here: http://www.SafeKidZone.com/
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Bullying

  1. 1. Bullying ByDelaney Sneddon Mario Flores Sadiya Hassan Jeff Lagasca James Dodson
  2. 2. What is Bullying?Bullying is comprised of behaviors such as teasing, taunting, threatening, hitting and stealing, or intentionally leaving someone out by one or more people against a victim
  3. 3. The Problem With Bullying 1 out of every 7 students are either bullied or initiate bullying While physical assault seems to decrease with age, the verbal abuse remains constant Students also don’t know what to do when they see bullying Usually the ones that are bullying have a need to feel powerful or in control
  4. 4. Effects of Bullying *People Who Are Bullied*- Serious depression, along withsuicide- Changes in sleeping and eatingpatterns- Decreased academic involvement - Students may even drop out ofschool because of fear- Can cause retaliation, like theschool shootings in Littleton,Colorado (Columbine High School)
  5. 5. Effects of Bullying People Who BullyKids who bully are more likely to abuse alcoholor drugs as adultsGet into fights, vandelize propertyDrop out of high schoolAbuse partners, family members or childrenHave a criminal record as an adult
  6. 6. What to do if You SeeSomeone Being BulliedStand up for the victimOffer to help themTell an adultStop rumors that are going aroundDon’t join in on the bullying
  7. 7. Solutions to BullyingLearn how to recognize bullying, educateyourself even moreEducate others, help others understand thatbullying is not okayStop bullying when you see itHelp the bully understand that their behavior isunacceptable and that they can endanger others
  8. 8. HelplinesNational Bullying Helpline – (0845)-225-5787National Hopeline Network – 1(800)-784-2433National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1(800)-273-8255

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