Ch 6: Stopping & Preventing Bullying

About This Chapter

Make use of these lessons to get a better handle on techniques for stopping and preventing bullying. Parents and educators can use these lessons to promote anti-bullying programs, and students can gain some valuable life skills for handling bullies.

Stopping & Preventing Bullying - Chapter Summary

Whether in the classroom, in the media, or online, bullying happens everywhere, but recognizing bullying and knowing what to do about it are two different things. In this chapter, our instructors discuss practical techniques and approaches adults and students can take to both stop and prevent bullying.

Since we offer our information completely online, all of the lesson materials and assessment tools can be accessed around the clock. Teachers can incorporate these lessons directly into their classroom instruction, and students can use the ideas presented in the lessons to guide them as they design anti-bullying programs at their school. The lessons in this chapter prepare you to do the following:

  • Describe anti-bullying policies
  • Identify cyber bullying and how to prevent it
  • Implement training strategies for bystander intervention
  • Share respectful conflict communication strategies
  • Define the purpose of the pledge against bullying
  • Promote anti-bullying campaigns
  • Compare anti-bullying legislation and laws
  • Explain the purpose of national bullying prevention month

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Stopping & Preventing Bullying
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Anti-Bullying: Definition & Policy

1. Anti-Bullying: Definition & Policy

Bullying can cause a person a great deal of harm. Anti-bullying measures can help to combat bullying. This lesson describes the ways parents, schools, communities, and legislatures have helped combat bullying.

Cyberbullying Prevention Tips

2. Cyberbullying Prevention Tips

Cyberbullying occurs via almost every electronic medium. This lesson will briefly cover what cyberbullying is and then move on to ways it can be prevented.

Bystander Intervention: Definition & Training

3. Bystander Intervention: Definition & Training

In this lesson, we will find out about different types of bullying and learn what we can do to train bystanders to intervene in order to make schools safer for everyone.

How to Handle Diversity & Conflict in Communication Respectfully

4. How to Handle Diversity & Conflict in Communication Respectfully

Conflict is a natural part of our lives and can be the result of cultural or social differences. In this lesson, learn how diversity can lead to conflict and gain insight into how to respectfully resolve a conflict.

Taking a Pledge Against Bullying

5. Taking a Pledge Against Bullying

In this lesson, you'll learn about taking a stand on bullying. We'll go over strategies to identify bullying behavior and how to stand-up for yourself and others. We'll also look at whole school strategies to prevent bullying.

How to Start an Anti-Bullying Campaign

6. How to Start an Anti-Bullying Campaign

If you are passionate about stopping bullying in your schools or town, you can start an anti-bullying campaign in your community. The following lesson discusses the steps to starting your own anti-bullying campaign.

Anti-Bullying Laws & Legislation

7. Anti-Bullying Laws & Legislation

Bullying has existed for centuries in this nation, creating many vulnerable victims. This lesson will explore anti-bullying laws and legislation designed to protect these victims, as well as future victims.

National Bullying Prevention Month

8. National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month aims to eradicate bullying through education and increased awareness. Read on to learn about the initiative, along with tools you can use to plan National Bullying Prevention Month activities and develop anti-bullying lessons for students.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.