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1 A Seminar Presentation BullyingA Seminar Presentation
2 What is BullyingBullying is an act of aggression that is repeated, is intentional, and has an imbalance of power.
3 Forms of Bullying Punching Kicking Teasing Tripping PhysicalVerbalPunchingKickingTeasingTrippingStealing/ Damaging others belongingsPhysical ViolenceName callingPut downsTeasingRemarksThreats
4 Forms of Bullying Dirty Looks Gestures Intimidating others PsychologicalSocialDirty LooksGesturesIntimidating othersPressuring othersHarassing others (sexual, racial, sexual orientation)Social ExclusionRumorsHazing
5 Cyberbullying (takes place on line) Forms of BullyingCyberbullying (takes place on line)Sending/ posting mean or degrading notes, messages or pictures on “Facebook” or other social media sitesChat RoomsIM/Text MessagesDiscussion groupsWeb pages/ Blogs
6 How Bullying Affects People Bullying can have a serious impact on how someone feels about him/herself.People who are bullied often feel that they are all alone and think there is nothing they can do to change the situation.Ongoing bullying can lower a person’s self-esteem and lead to feelings of sadness, depression, anger and confusion.If you are being bullied, remind yourself that it’s not your fault and that there is something you can do to stop it.
7 What you can do If you are being Bullied… Talk to your parents or an adult you can trust such as a teacher, school counselor, or principal.Don’t blame yourself for a bully’s actions.Act confident. Hold your head up, stand up straight, make eye contact, and walk confidently.Try to make friends with other students.
8 What you can do If you are being Bullied… Avoid situations where bullying can happen.If necessary, take steps to rebuild your self- confidence.Do not resort to violence or carry a gun or other weapon.
9 What you can do If someone else is being bullied… Refuse to join in if you see someone being bullied.Attempt to defuse bullying situations when you see them starting up.If you can do so without risk to your own safety, get a teacher, parent, or other responsible adult to come help immediately.
10 What you can do If someone else is being bullied… Speak up and/or offer support to bullied teens when you witness bullying.Encourage the bullied teen to talk with parents or a trusted adult.