Bullying & Cyber-Bullying: Intervention & Resources


  • Bullying is characterized by aggressive behavior or
    intentional harm that is repeatedly carried out over time.
    The imbalance of power, real or perceived is a factor. 
      

    If we can be of assistance or answer general questions please call (775)850-8012

    If you would like, you may also contact Civil Rights Compliance Director
    (775)348-0300 
     

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    Tips
     
    Tips for students:

    If bullied, tell your parents, teachers and/or school administrators.

    Telling is NOT tattling if you feel hurt or scared. It is reporting

    Do not retaliate or get even

    Respond evenly without losing your temper and in a firm voice or say nothing and get away.

    Stand by each other. If you watch, laugh, or ignore, you are part of the problem. It is your school!!!!

    Act Confident

    Be aware of your surroundings no matter where you are

    Avoid unsupervised areas

    Do not bring expensive items to school

    Tips

     

    Tips for schools:

    Establish a Bully prevention committee and include

    counselors, teachers, parents, students and administration

    Create a plan to handle student concerns and reporting

    Teach tips for dealing with bullying and resolving conflicts to ALL your students

    Establish classroom and school rules against bullying

    Establish positive and negative consequences that you enforce for everyone

    Get bystanders motivated to help by reporting safely and confidentially, befriending or

    understanding victims, listening to each other and understanding how to deal with conflicts and emotions appropriately 

    Friends showing bullying behaviors can usually be stopped by their own friends too

    Facilitate the development of trusting relationships between

    each student and at least one adult

    RELATIONSHIPS ARE KEY!!