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How to Deal with Bullying - Chapter Summary
Bullying can have many negative effects - both on students who are bullied and those who are carrying out the bullying behavior - and these consequences can affect students into their adulthood years. The lessons provide you with knowledge on how to deal with bullying.
The lessons are accessible anytime, anywhere, and you will have access to resources like text and video lessons, quizzes, and chapter tests. Our instructors are also available to answer any questions you might have. After you have studied the lessons in this chapter, you should be able to:
- Understand that bullying is wrong and explain what to do if you are being bullied
- Describe the consequences and peer pressure related to fighting back against a bully
- Explain ways to respond to sexual harassment and violent dating relationships
- Identify ways to deal with name calling and verbal bullies
- See options for reporting cyberbullying and dealing with bullies in your family
- Share ways to improve self-esteem and build confidence
1. What to Do If You Are Being Bullied
Bullies try to make the world all about them. However, you can definitely take a stand and fight back. It doesn't matter whether you are a kid or an adult, you can be bullied, but you can also fight back. This lesson goes over some techniques to that end.
2. Should You Fight Back Against a Bully?
This lesson will help you see the pros and cons of fighting back against bullies. The unintended consequences of fighting back and the impact of peer pressure will also be discussed.
3. How to Deal with Sexual Harassment
This lesson discusses sexual harassment and how it affects teens and preteens. The definition of sexual harassment is given and then different scenarios are discussed to demonstrate what it is. The difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault or rape is also discussed.
4. Coping with Dating Violence
This lesson examines dating violence as it applies to teens and preteens. The discussion focuses on a scenario between a young man and woman, and talks about what the victim and friends of the victim can do in this situation.
5. How to Deal with Verbal Bullies
Have you ever been the victim of verbal bullying? Find out what this is in this lesson as well as what you can do if you are being verbally bullied or what you can do if you see someone being verbally bullied.
6. How to Report Cyberbullying
In this lesson, you'll be learning about how to deal with cyberbullying. We'll go over what constitutes cyberbullying, and what you can do to prevent and stop it. We'll also learn about the procedure for reporting cyberbullying to your school.
7. How to Deal with Bullies at Home
Bullies are harmful, but family bullies are even more so because you cannot always get away from them. This means you have to learn how to deal with the bullies. Let's look at some options.
8. What Is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It
Feeling confident about yourself is called self-esteem. During the end of the 20th century, a self-esteem movement was geared at making children feel good about themselves. But did it work? What really improves a person's self-esteem?
9. Confidence Building Activities for Kids
Kids are often in need of a constant boost, especially when they're young. There are many ways we can help our students increase their confidence through activities. Here are a few examples.
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