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Bullying/Harassment and Your  ESE Student October 2011 Presented by SEDNET 7B
<ul><li>What is Bullying?  </li></ul><ul><li>The behavior hurts or harms another person physically or  </li></ul><ul><li>e...
<ul><li>Race </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>National 0rigin </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Disability ...
<ul><li>Unwelcome conduct such as:  </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal abuse (name-calling, epithets, slurs) </li></ul><ul><li>Graph...
What Bullying is NOT: Mild teasing Conflict Fighting Rejection Random acts of violence
Think About…
Bully Proofing versus Victim Proofing Bully Proofing Victims rely on parents, school staff and student bystanders to prote...
Information on the Following Slides  Obtained From: <ul><li>ALLIANCE for Parent Centers, Technical Assistance </li></ul><u...
Types of Victims <ul><li>Passive (perceived as weak) </li></ul><ul><li>Special needs  </li></ul><ul><li>Provocative: Evoke...
<ul><li>Did the child hurt you on purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it done more than once? </li></ul><ul><li>Did it make you...
<ul><li>Did the child know you were being hurt? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the other child more powerful (i.e. bigger,  scarier)...
<ul><li>How was the bus ride today? </li></ul><ul><li>Who did you sit by at lunch? </li></ul><ul><li>I notice that you see...
<ul><li>Read stories with your child about </li></ul><ul><li>bullying situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about recent even...
3 Steps to Take if your Child is Targeted by Bullying Behaviors at School <ul><li>Work with your child </li></ul><ul><li>W...
<ul><li>Who is doing the behavior that is causing you the  problem? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened?  </li></ul><ul><li>Ve...
<ul><li>What day and time did it happen? </li></ul><ul><li>Where did it take place? </li></ul><ul><li>How did you respond ...
<ul><li>Practice possible ways for your child to  </li></ul><ul><li>respond to bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell school sta...
<ul><li>Discuss what is happening to your child </li></ul><ul><li>using information from step one. </li></ul><ul><li>Menti...
<ul><li>Set clear expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on desired positive behaviors. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not waste time...
<ul><ul><li>Develop goals, benchmarks, short-term  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>objectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ident...
Include the child in the decision-making to improve the likelihood of the child meeting his or her IEP goals.
<ul><li>Improve social skills such as sharing, </li></ul><ul><li>taking turns, or thinking before acting. </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Participate in a friendship group to  practice social skills with peer under  direction of school staff. </li></ul...
<ul><li>Improve speech intelligibility so child  can  interact with peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and practice direct ...
<ul><li>Provide hallway or playground monitoring  by school staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow child to leave class early to a...
<ul><li>In-service school staff to understand child’s  </li></ul><ul><li>disability and vulnerability. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
<ul><li>Educate peers about school district policies </li></ul><ul><li>on bullying behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up “no-...
<ul><li>A meeting request  </li></ul><ul><li>Your child’s name, age, grade, school </li></ul><ul><li>Your address and phon...
<ul><li>Background information on the bullying  situation. </li></ul><ul><li>How you have tried to resolve the problem. </...
<ul><li>Be brief and factual. </li></ul><ul><li>Send copies of this letter to the principal  and the Office of Exception E...
<ul><li>Organize your information. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down questions you want to ask. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to a...
<ul><li>Decide if you want to take someone with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify their role (e.g., take notes, provide  </li...
In Summary… : <ul><li>Is the behavior misbehavior, bullying or  harassment? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you bully proofing or vi...
<ul><li>Is there a need to approach the teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to ask for a meeting to review  the IEP a...
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  1. 1. Bullying/Harassment and Your ESE Student October 2011 Presented by SEDNET 7B
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is Bullying? </li></ul><ul><li>The behavior hurts or harms another person physically or </li></ul><ul><li>emotionally over a period of time. ( R = Repeated) </li></ul><ul><li>It is intentional. ( I = Intentional) </li></ul><ul><li>The targets have difficulty stopping the behavior </li></ul><ul><li>directed at them and struggle to defend themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>( P = Power over) </li></ul>RIP
  3. 3. <ul><li>Race </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>National 0rigin </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Disability </li></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul>It Becomes Harassment if the RIP Behavior Targets:
  4. 4. <ul><li>Unwelcome conduct such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal abuse (name-calling, epithets, slurs) </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic or written statements </li></ul><ul><li>Threats </li></ul><ul><li>Physical assault </li></ul><ul><li>Other conduct that may be physically </li></ul><ul><li>threatening, harmful, or humiliating </li></ul>Harassment Behaviors
  5. 5. What Bullying is NOT: Mild teasing Conflict Fighting Rejection Random acts of violence
  6. 6. Think About…
  7. 7. Bully Proofing versus Victim Proofing Bully Proofing Victims rely on parents, school staff and student bystanders to protect them. Parent/staff creates a victim mentality. Punishing the bullies only makes them more angry or vengeful. Victim Proofing Victims learn to solve problems on their own. Gets rid of victim mentality Defuses bullying so there is no retaliation
  8. 8. Information on the Following Slides Obtained From: <ul><li>ALLIANCE for Parent Centers, Technical Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>ALLIANCE for Parent Centers, a Project of PACER </li></ul><ul><li>Center, Inc. PACER Center, Inc. Copyright 2003 PACER Center, Inc. 8161 Normandale Blvd., </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomington, MN 55437. www.pacerteensagainstbullying.org </li></ul>
  9. 9. Types of Victims <ul><li>Passive (perceived as weak) </li></ul><ul><li>Special needs </li></ul><ul><li>Provocative: Evokes negative feelings in everyone, lacks social sense, has irritating or nasty habits, blurts out </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Did the child hurt you on purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it done more than once? </li></ul><ul><li>Did it make you feel (think) bad or angry? </li></ul><ul><li>or How do you feel (think) about the behavior? </li></ul>Parents Can Help their Child Recognize Bullying/Non-Bullying Behavior The following questions may be helpful:
  11. 11. <ul><li>Did the child know you were being hurt? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the other child more powerful (i.e. bigger, scarier) than you in some way? </li></ul><ul><li>(Adapted from Our Child: Bully or Victim, </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Sheras, Ph.D., 2002) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>How was the bus ride today? </li></ul><ul><li>Who did you sit by at lunch? </li></ul><ul><li>I notice that you seem to be feeling sick a lot and </li></ul><ul><li>wanting to stay home. Please tell me about that. </li></ul><ul><li>Are kids making fun of you? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there a lot of cliques at school? What do you think about them? </li></ul><ul><li>Has anyone touched you in a way that did not feel right? </li></ul>Variations of These Questions for the Child who is Reluctant to Talk
  13. 13. <ul><li>Read stories with your child about </li></ul><ul><li>bullying situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about recent events in the news. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss bullying incidents on TV or </li></ul><ul><li>in a movie. </li></ul>Other Options for Helping your Child Discuss Bullying/Non-Bullying
  14. 14. 3 Steps to Take if your Child is Targeted by Bullying Behaviors at School <ul><li>Work with your child </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the school </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the administration </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Who is doing the behavior that is causing you the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal </li></ul><ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber-bullying (Meet directly with the principal.) </li></ul>Work With Your Child Talk with your child about the specifics of the situation:
  16. 16. <ul><li>What day and time did it happen? </li></ul><ul><li>Where did it take place? </li></ul><ul><li>How did you respond to this behavior? </li></ul><ul><li>Did other children or adults observe the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>situation? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do you know the names of these people? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Practice possible ways for your child to </li></ul><ul><li>respond to bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell school staff (teacher, principal, other staff). </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a written record of this information. </li></ul><ul><li>If it is bullying, make and turn in a written report. </li></ul><ul><li>If needed, go to step two. </li></ul>Other Ideas:
  18. 18. <ul><li>Discuss what is happening to your child </li></ul><ul><li>using information from step one. </li></ul><ul><li>Mention how the situation is impacting your child. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask what can be done so your child feels safe. </li></ul>Work With The School Meet with Your Child’s Teacher
  19. 19. <ul><li>Set clear expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on desired positive behaviors. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not waste time identifying the underlying causes of the bullying behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>If needed, request a meeting to review the IEP and/or behavior plan. </li></ul>Take a Problem-Solving Approach
  20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Develop goals, benchmarks, short-term </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>objectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify supplementary services, program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>modifications or supports to help prevent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and intervene against bullying and to victim proof your child. </li></ul></ul>The IEP Team can Work Together to:
  21. 21. Include the child in the decision-making to improve the likelihood of the child meeting his or her IEP goals.
  22. 22. <ul><li>Improve social skills such as sharing, </li></ul><ul><li>taking turns, or thinking before acting. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop ability to carry on a 2-way </li></ul><ul><li>conversation. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify social norms for the child who </li></ul><ul><li>does not recognize them by him or herself. </li></ul>Possible IEP Goals and Objectives
  23. 23. <ul><li>Participate in a friendship group to practice social skills with peer under direction of school staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase self-advocacy skills so child </li></ul><ul><li>can say “no” or “stop that”. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Improve speech intelligibility so child can interact with peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and practice direct and indirect </li></ul><ul><li>ways to react to, handle, and avoid bullying behavior. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Provide hallway or playground monitoring by school staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow child to leave class early to avoid hallway incidents. </li></ul><ul><li>Use social stories to help child understand difficult situations when they occur. </li></ul>Examples of Supplementary Services, Program Modifications, or Supports
  26. 26. <ul><li>In-service school staff to understand child’s </li></ul><ul><li>disability and vulnerability. </li></ul><ul><li>In-service classroom peers to help them understand the child’s disability and/or child’s use of assistive technology, paraprofessional, or interpreter (i.e. things that are different) . </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Educate peers about school district policies </li></ul><ul><li>on bullying behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up “no-questions-asked” procedure for child to remove him or herself from a situation where bullying behavior occurs. </li></ul><ul><li>If needed, go to step three. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>A meeting request </li></ul><ul><li>Your child’s name, age, grade, school </li></ul><ul><li>Your address and phone number </li></ul>Work With District Administration Write a Letter or E-Mail to the Area Superintendent to Include:
  29. 29. <ul><li>Background information on the bullying situation. </li></ul><ul><li>How you have tried to resolve the problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Your times available for a meeting. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Be brief and factual. </li></ul><ul><li>Send copies of this letter to the principal and the Office of Exception Education Administrative Support Services. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a copy for yourself. </li></ul>Other Important Tips:
  31. 31. <ul><li>Organize your information. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down questions you want to ask. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to ask what can be done to </li></ul><ul><li>keep your child safe in school so </li></ul><ul><li>he/she can learn. </li></ul>Prepare for this Meeting
  32. 32. <ul><li>Decide if you want to take someone with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify their role (e.g., take notes, provide </li></ul><ul><li>support, contribute information about your </li></ul><ul><li>child). </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a written record of this meeting, including </li></ul><ul><li>who was present, what was discussed, </li></ul><ul><li>and any decisions made. </li></ul>
  33. 33. In Summary… : <ul><li>Is the behavior misbehavior, bullying or harassment? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you bully proofing or victim proofing? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you doing to help your child? </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Is there a need to approach the teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to ask for a meeting to review the IEP and/or behavior plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to approach the school administration? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to approach the area superintendent? </li></ul>
  35. 35. Document! Document! Document!

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