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How to Talk About Bullying - Chapter Summary
This chapter is designed to ensure you understand how to talk about bullying, including who to talk to, how to ask for help and what to do if you don't get help after talking to someone. Review lessons from home or anywhere with an Internet connection to strengthen your knowledge of bullying and how to ensure someone knows it is occurring. Test your comprehension by taking short lesson quizzes and a broader chapter exam. Also, feel free to send any questions you have about the lessons to our experts. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be prepared to:
- Describe how to tell a parent, teacher or other adult about being bullied
- Explain the differences between telling and tattling
- Discuss the school counselor's role and how to seek help when being bullied
- Share ways to make amends for being a bully
1. How to Tell Someone About Bullying
When you are being bullied it might feel like you are tattling if you speak to an adult about what is happening. However, you are not. Talking to an adult will help you, the person who is bullying you, and others who are affected.
2. Telling vs Tattling: Definition & Differences
Nobody likes a tattletale; but what exactly is a tattletale? On that note, what exactly is tattling, and how is it different from telling? In this lesson, we will take a quick peak at the differences between tattling and telling.
3. How to Get Help from a School Counselor
In this lesson, you'll be learning what a school counselor does and how they can help you. By the end of the lesson you'll know how to get an appointment with a counselor in your school, what types of topics you can discuss with them, and the confidentiality of what you talk about.
4. How to Stop Being a Bully
Learn what being a bully means and how to stop this destructive behavior. Also, review steps to make amends to your victim by way of an authentic apology.
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