3OBJECTIVES describe ways of dealing with bullies. identify different forms of harassment.develop effective communication skills to deal with harassment.
4BULLIES Sometimes, bullying takes the form of intimidation. intimidation Purposely frightening another person through threatening words, looks, or body language
5BULLIESMale bullies often use threats of physical violence.
6BULLIESFemale bullies often use verbal put-downs that hurt other people’s feelings.
7CYBER BULLYINGCyber bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person.
8CYBER BULLYING FORMS OF TECHNOLOGY Instant messaging Text messaging Social media sites
9CYBER BULLYING Are you a cyber bully? Pretend they are other people online to trick othersSpread lies and rumors about victimsTrick people into revealing personal informationSend or forward mean text messagesPost pictures of victims without their consent
10STOP CYBER BULLYING Refuse to pass along cyber bullying messages Tell friends to stop cyber bullyingBlock communication with cyber bulliesReport cyber bullying to a trusted adult
11TIPS FOR THE INTERNETNever post or share your personal information online (this includes your full name, address, telephone number, school name, parents’ names, credit card number, or Social Security number) or your friends’ personal information.Never share your Internet passwords with anyone, except your parents.Never meet anyone face-to-face whom you only know online.Talk to your parents about what you do online.
13HARASSMENTHarassment can take the form of a spoken or written comment, gesture, or unwanted physical contact.harassment Ongoing conduct that offends another person by criticizing his or her race, color, religion, physical disability, or gender
14HARASSAMENTGender discrimination can be directed at a male or a female.gender discrimination Singling out or excluding a person based on gender