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1 Dealing with Major Behavior Issues CYBERBULLYING Meet the Cyberbullying Virus watch? watch?v=-5PZ_Bh-M6o © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

2 Cyberbullying Questions to Ponder  Have you ever been bullied? If so, how did that feel?  Have you witnessed bullying? If so, how did you respond?  What do you think is worse — to be bullied in person or via cyberbullying?  What do you think a teacher’s responsibility is when students are bullied in any way? © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

3 Cyberbullying  Cyberbullying is bullying carried out through technology, rather than face-to-face. Using cell phones, computers, electronic tablets, and social media, bullies harass their victims. Via text messages, chat rooms, and websites, bullies put down, make fun of, and dupe their victims.bullying  They may pretend to be someone else or attack the victim as themselves. © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

4 Problems with Cyberbullying  It can happen anytime—24/7.  Tracing the source is difficult to impossible.  Deleting messages, texts, and pictures is almost impossible and even when deleted, still can be retrieved. ( © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

5  70% of students report that they frequently see bullying online.  Cell phones are the most common medium for cyberbullying.  Cyberbullying is rarely reported to trusted adults.  Approximately 43% of students have been bullied online; 25% of those students have had it happen more than once. © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

6 Cyberbullying: Just the facts  There are more female cyberbullies than males. A greater number of victims of cyberbullying are females.  Bullying victims are more likely to consider committing suicide. How can you tell whether someone is suicidal? © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

7 Warning Signs of Suicide  Talk about wanting to die or to kill themselves  Look for a way to kill themselves; research online or buying a gun  Act hopeless or talk about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live  Talk about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain  Mention that they are a burden to others © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

8 Warning Signs of Suicide  Act anxious or agitated  Behave recklessly  Sleep too little or too much  Withdraw or isolate themselves  Show rage or talk about seeking revenge  Display extreme mood swings © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

9 Strategies for Handling Suicide ‘Threats’  Act on serious-sounding threats; do not dismiss as simply joking or “moody” behavior.  Have a responsible adult immediately speak with the child.  If warning signs continue or increase, see that the student gets an immediate evaluation by a mental health professional (preferably one who specializes in evaluating children and adolescents).  Individuals who make serious threats should be carefully supervised while awaiting professional intervention. © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

10 Strategies for Handling Suicide ‘Threats’  Remember  Do not handle potential suicide situations alone— ask for help!  Do not be a hero!  Trust your instincts.  Respect the confidentiality in these situations and for the people involved, but seek appropriate help. © Kappa Delta Pi 2014

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