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Whole Child Education--Bully Prevention

 
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Whole Child Education--Bully Prevention
by Kathy Price - Friday, 24 September 2010, 10:27 AM
 

Attitudes.

The attitudes of adults make a tremendous difference in how frequently bullying occurs. School communities where adults are more likely to discuss bullying, actively work to prevent and manage instances of bullying, and create goals to stop bullying experience less of it. While educating students about bullying is important, developing the understanding and skills school staff need to create a healthy, safe, and supportive environment is critical to shifting school culture.

  • When school staff
tolerate, ignore, or dismiss bullying they convey implicit messages that students internalize.

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Also see the PBIS.org site for the free schoolwide Bully Prevention Curriculum.