Graduate Research Papers
The counselor's role in the peer sexual harassment issue : educating and empowering students concerning roles and rights
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Sexual harassment in education; Educational counseling;
Peer sexual harassment creates and maintains a hostile classroom environment. Schools must offer an inclusive scope of alternative decisions for all students. Students are entitled to support from teachers and school counselors whenever they believe they have experienced such harassment. Student victims need to be advised by encouraging adults in the school system in order to reestablish themselves as active learners.
When adults facilitate student learning regarding the issue of sexual harassment, a safe environment replaces the hostile environment created by sexual bullying. When counselors, teachers, parents, and administrators send a message of support, underlining that sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated, a powerful message is also sent to all students: Adults are here to help, to understand, and to educate.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Administration and Counseling
Thaddeus G. Rozecki
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©1998 Ann Marie Lentz
Lentz, Ann Marie, "The counselor's role in the peer sexual harassment issue : educating and empowering students concerning roles and rights" (1998). Graduate Research Papers. 1090.
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