This interactive training provides parents with the knowledge, tools and resources to effectively recognize and respond to bullying, whether the child is the aggressor, the target or a witness to bullying. Topics include:

  • Definition of bullying and different forms of bullying
  • Research findings on bullying, including information about specific categories of students who have been shown to be particularly at risk for becoming an aggressor or target in the school environment;
  • Information on the incidence and nature of cyberbullying
  • Internet safety issues as they relate to cyberbullying.
  • How to prevent and respond to cyberbullying
  • Information regarding the power dynamics that can take place between and among an aggressor, target, and witnesses to the bullying
  • The effects of bullying on the aggressor and target
  • Effective parent strategies if a child is an aggressor, target or witness
  • How parents can reinforce the school curricula at home and support the school plan
  • Resources for further help and information