Don't just stand there. Do something.
Our workshops with kids have a strong emphasis on influencing the bystanders, who are neither bullies nor victims, to make them show that they are against bullying and to make them support the victim, rather than encourage the bully (Salmivalli et al., 1996; Salmivalli, Kärnä, & Poskiparta, 2010; Salmivalli & Voeten, 2004)
During our presentation we aim to:
1. Raise understanding and awareness of what bullying is, recognizing it when it happens, and the role the…
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on May 13, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on May 13, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments
So, I've had several people ask, or comment, that perhaps I am taking this bulllying problem a little too seriously. "It just happens" or, "Kids just need to kick the kids butt a little bit, then it will stop".
Consider this :
You are on your way home from work. As you walk out onto the street, 7 or 8 of your coworkers start pushing you around. They throw you to the ground, kicking dirt and gravel at you, yelling calling you names. Then they drag you a block…Continue
Added by MeLisa Strongheart on May 6, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments