Course Summary:

Today, bullying awareness is at the forefront in many churches, schools, and organizations. Every child has the potential to be confronted with bullying—even in church situations. This 25-minute course helps clergy, staff, and volunteers define bullying, learn about the long-term effects of bullying, and importantly, how to respond to bullying behaviors in your church.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the types of bullying
  • Learn about the types of people who bully, and the types of children or youth who typically are bullied
  • Learn about the role that bystanders play in bullying situations
  • Learn about the long-term effects of bullying
  • Learn how to respond to bullying behaviors

Key Topics Include:

  • What is Bullying?
  • The Players Involved: The Bully and The Bullied
  • Other High-Risk Groups Who Experience Bullying
  • Signs a Child is Being Bullied
  • The Final Person in the Bullying Trio
  • Obstacles to Intervention
  • Long-Term Effects from Bullying
  • Long-Term Effects for People Who Bully Others
  • Long-Term Effects for Bystanders
  • Responding to Bullying
  • Addressing and Understanding the Behavior
  • Bullying Laws