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  • 1. BULLYINGPreventions and Responsibilities
  • 2. Defining bullying Signs and signals of bullying Statistics Updated policies and laws School responsibilities CCEs plan and interventions Links for families & how you can help
  • 3. What isbullying?
  • 4. Bullying is
  • 5. Types of BullyingVerbal Teasing Taunting Name-calling Threatening InappropriatecommentsPhysical Hitting, kicking, punching Spitting Tripping Taking or breakingbelongings Rude gesturesSocial Leaving out of groups Telling others to notbe friends withsomeone Spreading rumors Embarrassing in public
  • 6. Where does bullying happen? Hallway Classroom Cafeteria Bathroom Bus Playground Neighborhood Online Texts
  • 7. Where does bullying happen mostoften? Hallway Classroom Cafeteria Bathroom Bus Playground Neighborhood Online Texts
  • 8. Cyberbullying Growing trend among all grade levels ofstudents Can be difficult to monitor
  • 9. Possible forms of Cyber-bullying Emails Texts Instant messages Chat rooms Blogs Social Networking (facebook, twitter) Personal Websites
  • 10. Warningsigns ofbullying
  • 11. Unexplainable injuries Lost or destroyed clothing, books, electronics, or jewelry Frequent headaches or stomach aches, feeling sick or fakingillness Changes in eating habits, like suddenly skipping meals or bingeeating. Difficulty sleeping or frequent nightmares Declining grades, loss of interest in schoolwork, or not wantingto go to school Sudden loss of friends or avoidance of social situations Feelings of helplessness or decreased self esteem Self-destructive behaviors such as running away fromhome, harming themselves, or talking about suicide
  • 12. How many children are bullied? 20% of high school students were bullied onschool property at least once in the previous12 months (Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, 2009) 28% of students ages 12-18 were bullied atschool during the 2008/2009 school year(National Center for Educational Statistics, 2011)
  • 13. How are children bullied?Forms of bullying at school (NCES, 2011) 19% made fun of, called names, or insulted 17% subject of rumors 9% pushed, shoved, tripped, spit on 6% threatened with harm 5% excluded from activities on purpose 4% forced to do things they didnt want to do 3% had property destroyed 6% of students ages 12-18 had been cyberbullied(anywhere)Children are more likely to be bullied in elementarythan in any other school level.(NCVS, 2009)
  • 14. Boys vs. Girls There are not vastdifferences in thepercentages of boys andgirls who are bullied Boys are typicallybullied by boys; girls arebullied by boys and girls Most studies find thatboys are more likelythan girls to bully theirpeers. On average, boysare:1.7x as likely to bully 2.5x as likely to bully andalso be bullied (bully-victims)(NCES, 2009)
  • 15. Likelihood to report bullying:
  • 16. Cyberbullying Stats 42% of students in grades 6-8 report beingbullied online Cyberbullying incidences nearly doubles everyyear Girls are twice as likely to engage 62% of those bullied are bullied by students attheir school
  • 17. NC Laws and I-SS Policies
  • 18. As defined by NC Law: Bullying or harassing behavior is any patternof gestures or written, electronic, or verbalcommunications, OR any physical act OR anthreatening communication that takes placeon school property , at any school-sponsoredfunction, or on a school busAND THAT:
  • 19. Places a student or school employee in actualand reasonable fear of harm to his or herperson OR damage to his or her propertyOR Creates or is certain to create a hostileenvironment by substantially interfering withor impairing a students educationalperformance, opportunities or benefits
  • 20. What is a hostile environment? Hostile environment= victim SUBJECTIVELYviews the conduct as bullying or harassingbehaviorAND: The conduct is objectively severe or pervasiveenough that a reasonable person would agreethat it is bullying or harassing behavior
  • 21. NC Law cont Bullying or harassment behavior includes, but is notlimited to, acts reasonably perceived as beingmotivated by actual or perceived differentiatingcharacteristics such as: Race, color, religion, ancestry, nationalorigin, gender, socioeconomic status, academicstatus, gender identity, physicalappearance, sexual orientation, disability An association with a person who has or isperceived to have one or more of thesecharacteristic
  • 22. Students Criminal Liability forcyber-bullying G.S14-458.1 makes it a crime to use a computer todo any of the following with intent to intimidate ortorment a minor Create fake websites/profiles Post or encourage others to post specific info on a minor Post a real or doctored image of a minor Access password protected computer data Send repeated emails Make a statement intended to provoke someone else tostalk or harass Sign up a minor for pornography or junk email
  • 23. Senate Bill 707 School ViolencePrevention Act Makes it criminal for a student to use a computer todo any of the following with intent to intimidate ortorment a school employee Create fake websites/profiles Post or encourage others to post specific info on anemployee Post a real or doctored image of an employee Access password protected computer data Send repeated emails Make a statement intended to provoke someone else tostalk or harass an employee Sign up an employee for pornography or junk email
  • 24. Reporting a bullying incident Students should report bullying Teachers and school personnel must reportbullying Employees who have witnessed or has reliableinformation that student or school employee hasbeen subject to any act or bullying or harassingbehavior shall report the incident to anappropriate school official
  • 25. Factors that influence reporting Assumptions about child behavior based onframework of developmental issues andindividual issues Intervention based on perception of howupset child is The perception that adults dont act may leadstudents to conclude that adults dont care, orthat there are different standards for adultsbehavior than for young peoples Kids often dont report because they feelashamed or powerless
  • 26. Bystanders We want to create a culture of students who donot tolerate bullying of others Bystanders far out-number bullies Celebrating bystanders reporting of bullying Not wanting to get