Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.
- Dealing with Bullies
- Bullying and your Child
- Elementary Bullying Report Form - English and Spanish
- Bullying Report Form - Secondary
- Bullying Report Form - Spanish
Click here for more information: https://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/definition/index.html
Types of Bullying
Verbal: Saying or writing mean things. This is the most common form of bullying, often starting in elementary school and peaking in middle school.
Social: Making someone feel excluded or humiliated. This behavior is often carried out by a group and can be especially hard to recognize.
-Telling someone whom they can and cannot be friends with
Physical: Hitting, kicking or threatening to hurt someone,. This is the easiest form of bullying to identity.
Cyber: Writing mean or inappropriate things online.
-Ridiculing someone publicly
-Sending unwelcome emails or text messages
Rethink: Uses filtering technology to flag offensive content.
Profession Garfield Cyberbullying: Teaches users how to identify and resolve cyberbullying situations and when to enlist help from an adult.
Puresight: Filters and monitors content on internet applications, prevents cyberbullying by alerting parents of verbal violence.
Anti-Bullying Websites for ParentsAmerican Psychological Association
National Bullying Prevention Center
National Crime Prevention Council
Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety
The Bully Project
We Tip Hotline: 1-855-86– BULLY
Student WebsitesKids Against Bullying
McGruff the Crime Dog
Stop Bullying Now
The Bully Project