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Keywords

Bullying in schools;

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to understand there are not simple solutions towards prevention of bullying. Anti-bullying programs are being implemented throughout the world, and their effectiveness will depend on the commitment of those involved. Bullying is about power; an imbalance of power. Bullying occurs when an individual intentionally inflicts pain on someone else through physical, verbal, or social aggression. Characteristics of the victim and the bully are reviewed along with consequences of each role. Interventions, such as Social Skills Training (SST) as well as empowerment strategies targeting the victims of bullying are useful. But the most effective method is the whole school approach. Counselors are able to meet the needs of the victims, bullies, and their families.

Year of Submission

2006

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Darcie A. Davis-Gage

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Date Original

2006

Object Description

1 PDF file (21 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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