Bullying affects a high percentage of children. It can have serious consequences for the children being bullied, for those who bully others, and for bystanders who witness bullying. This module takes an in-depth look at bullying to aid in your understanding of the problem and provides practical guidance for parents and schools to address the behavior through bullying education programs.
General information about bullying, what it is, types of bullying, where it commonly occurs, characteristics of children who bully and those who are bullied, and reasons why children engage in bullying behavior
The impact bullying can have on those who bully, those who are bullied, and those who witness bullying
Recognizing the signs of bullying
Practical steps that parents and schools can take to deal with the problem of bullying