Full course description
- Pat Wright, Executive Director, NJPSA
- Barbara Gantwerk, FEA Educational Consultant and former Coordinator of Special Projects, FEA
- David Nash, Director of LEGAL ONE and National Outreach, FEA
This course has been developed to help participants gain a basic understanding of bullying. Many states, including New Jersey, have passed laws that require schools to take action to not only address bullying behavior, but to build school environments where it is least likely to occur. Before educators can plan pro-active bullying prevention and intervention strategies, educators must have a common understanding of the issue.
- Recognize the myths related to bullying
- Identify the types of bullying behavior
- Understand the difference between bullying and normal conflict
- Understand the impact of bullying on the students involved, as well as on the entire school community.
- Identify the warning signs of bullying
- Understand the relationship between school climate and bullying
- Identify the components of an effective bullying prevention program