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BullyingProblems of Well-Being
What is Bullying?
 Bullying is defined as “unwanted, aggressive behavior
among school aged children that involves a real ...
Three Different Types of Bullying
 Verbal Bullying – saying or
writing mean things.
 Physical Bullying – involves
hurtin...
Different Types of Bullying
Verbal
• Teasing
• Name calling
• Sexual
comments
• Threatening to
cause harm
Physical
• Hitti...
Cyber Bullying
 Becoming more prominent with the advancements in
technology and social media
 Involves the use of the In...
Why Are People Bullied?
 To seek attention
 The bully may be coming from
an anger filled family and take
it out on other...
Risks of Being Bullied
 People perceived as different from their peers
(overweight, underweight, glasses, new to a school...
Effects of Bullying
Kids Who Are Bullied:
 Depression and anxiety
 Sadness and loneliness
 Health complaints
 Decrease...
What To Do If You Are Bullied
You are never alone!
 Get help
 Ask for support
 Save and track the incidents
 Contact t...
What Should Bystanders Do?
 Recognize bullying
 Walk away
 Get involved as a group
 Report the specific areas
where bu...
Bullying in Canada
Canadian Bullying Statistics
 Canada has the 9th highest rate of bullying in the 13-years-olds
category on a scale of 35 ...
“Pink Shirt Day” – Anti-Bullying Day
 In 2007, a boy entering high-school decided to wear a
pink shirt on his first day o...
Conflict Theory
The Conflict Theory relates to bullying
because people go about finding trouble and
creating potential tro...
References
Bullying Definition. (n.d.). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http://
www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/defin...
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  1. 1.  BullyingProblems of Well-Being
  2. 2. What is Bullying?  Bullying is defined as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.”  It is repeated or has potential to be repeated over time. “Pulling someone down will never help you reach the top.” - Unknown ----------------------------------------------------------------------
  3. 3. Three Different Types of Bullying  Verbal Bullying – saying or writing mean things.  Physical Bullying – involves hurting a person’s body or possessions.  Social Bullying – involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships.  Cyber Bullying – the use of electronic communication to bully a person.
  4. 4. Different Types of Bullying Verbal • Teasing • Name calling • Sexual comments • Threatening to cause harm Physical • Hitting, kicking, pinching • Spitting • Tripping • Taking someone’s person items • Mean or rude hand gestures Social • Leaving someone out purposely • Spreading rumours • Embarrassing someone in public • Telling other
  5. 5. Cyber Bullying  Becoming more prominent with the advancements in technology and social media  Involves the use of the Internet, cell phones, video games and other technology gadgets to send, text, or post images intended to hurt or embarrass another person.  Can lead to harassment, stalking, rumor spreading, disclosure of information, exclusion, belittling, and impersonating.  Children and teenagers are most likely to be cyber bullied as that age group is being introduced more to technology and cellular devices at an earlier age.
  6. 6. Why Are People Bullied?  To seek attention  The bully may be coming from an anger filled family and take it out on others  Some people now see bullying as a norm  Bullies think it presents themselves as more important  They don’t know how hurtful their actions are, so they continue  To follow their friends actions
  7. 7. Risks of Being Bullied  People perceived as different from their peers (overweight, underweight, glasses, new to a school, unable to afford what other people see as “cool.”  Perceived as weak or unable to defend themselves.  Are depressed, anxious, or have a low self-esteem.  Are less popular than others and have few friends.  Do not get along with others (those who crave attention, or are found to be annoying.)
  8. 8. Effects of Bullying Kids Who Are Bullied:  Depression and anxiety  Sadness and loneliness  Health complaints  Decrease academic achievement Kids Who Bully Others:  Abuse alcohol and other drugs  Fighting, vandalize property  Drop out of school  Engage in sexual activity  Criminal convictions  Abusive
  9. 9. What To Do If You Are Bullied You are never alone!  Get help  Ask for support  Save and track the incidents  Contact the police for serious incidents
  10. 10. What Should Bystanders Do?  Recognize bullying  Walk away  Get involved as a group  Report the specific areas where bullying is occurring  Speak up and tell someone  Help the victim  Don’t join in  Be a friend  Believe the kid being bullied  Find help quick!  Don’t fight the bully
  11. 11. Bullying in Canada
  12. 12. Canadian Bullying Statistics  Canada has the 9th highest rate of bullying in the 13-years-olds category on a scale of 35 countries  47% of Canadian parents report having a child victim of bullying  Any participation in bullying increases risk of suicidal ideas in youth  The rate of discrimination experienced among students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-identified, Two-Spirited, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) is three times higher than heterosexual youth.  Girls are more likely to be bullied on the Internet than boys  The most common form of cyber-bullying involved receiving threatening or aggressive e-mails or instant messages, reported by 73% of victims  40% of Canadian workers experience bullying on a weekly basis
  13. 13. “Pink Shirt Day” – Anti-Bullying Day  In 2007, a boy entering high-school decided to wear a pink shirt on his first day of school.  He was targeted for homophobic comments relating to him wearing pink.  Two grade twelve students then made the effort to make a day that everyone would wear pink so stand up for bullying.  This is now a coast-to-coast event where Canadians proudly wear pink to stand up for bullying.  Please follow this link to watch an interesting interview on how “Pink Shirt Day” began: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY8wanOHnQg
  14. 14. Conflict Theory The Conflict Theory relates to bullying because people go about finding trouble and creating potential trouble for people as they suffer from disorders, mental issues, any many other troubles in their lives. They suffer from many factors in the world and bullying is one of them. The bullies create the conflict to get attention and feed their ego. This generally keeps them going as they get satisfaction from seeing others being put down.
  15. 15. References Bullying Definition. (n.d.). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http:// www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/definition/#types Canadian Bullying Statistics. (2009, January 1). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/45838.html It's #PinkShirtDay: Canadians take a stand against bullying. (2015, February 25). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http:// www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadians-go-pink-to- take-stand-against-bullying/article23195353/ Lyness, A. (2013, July 1). Dealing With Bullies. Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http://kidshealth.org/kid/grow/school_stuff/bullies.html Risk Factors of Bullying. (n.d.). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http:// www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/factors/ What to do if you are being bullied. (n.d.). Retrieved March 25, 2015, from http://antibullying.novascotia.ca/what-do-if-you-are-being-bullied

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