Creating the Culture by 48unk19

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									                   SAMPLE HANDOUTS
       Annual Training for Prevention of Bullying & Harassment


               Creating the Culture
         What Students Can Do




 Understand what is bullying and harassment.

 Understand the harmful and lasting affects of bullying and
  harassment.

 Know the disciplinary consequences of bullying and
  harassment.

 Learn how to respond to and resolve incidents of bullying
  and harassment peacefully.

 Learn how and who to report incidents of bullying and
  harassment to an adult.

 Practice 3 step response: “Stop-Walk-Talk.”
                     SAMPLE HANDOUTS
         Annual Training for Prevention of Bullying & Harassment




                  Creating the Culture
              What Schools Can Do



 Implement a schoolwide system that acknowledges positive student
   and adult behaviors and invests in prevention.

 Model positive and appropriate behaviors and treat all students, staff,
   and families with compassion and respect.

 Create and establish mediation programs focusing on problem
   solving.

 Teach and acknowledge schoolwide behavioral expectations/core
   ethical values consistently and routinely sending a CLEAR message
   that bullying, harassment, and/or discrimination are unacceptable
   student or adult behaviors.

 Address incidents of bullying, harassment, and/or discrimination
   immediately and consistently.

 Increase supervision where bullying tends to occur. Involve
   volunteers and/or parents in supervising and monitoring areas.

 Implement a safe and confidential reporting system fro student
   victims.

 Identify resources for bullies, victims, bystanders and their families.
                    SAMPLE HANDOUTS
        Annual Training for Prevention of Bullying & Harassment


                 Creating the Culture
   What Teachers Can Do In Their
           Classrooms



 Establish a safe and caring classroom environment by modeling
  schoolwide behavioral expectations/core ethical values,
  acknowledging students for demonstrating positive behaviors.

 Deliver 6 positives statements to 1 negative statement in working with
  students.

 Incorporate character education into the grade-level curriculum
  integrating anti-bullying themes and activities.

 Create opportunities for students to experience empathy,
  compassion, and respect for all.

 Teach students dispute prevention and resolution skills in addition to
  speaking out when they hear slurs or negative comments.

 Teach students how to report incidents of bullying, harassment, and
  or discrimination. Establish an “open-door” policy for all students.
  Role play how to respond to bullying, harassment, and discrimination.

 Be aware of seating arrangements and student involvement with
  bullying.
                       SAMPLE HANDOUTS
           Annual Training for Prevention of Bullying & Harassment




                     Creating the Culture
                What Families Can Do




                       Home is where the heart is.
       Make sure your child has a safe and loving home environment
       where he or she can take shelter, physically and emotionally.

 Understand what constitutes bullying and harassment.
 Understand the harmful effects of these behaviors.
 Talk to your child about respecting diversity of all including addressing
  sexual orientation and gender identity and name calling.
 Learn the school’s procedures for reporting incidents of bullying and
  harassment.

 If your child is being bullied:
  1. Be supportive and gather information about the bullying. Listen
      carefully to what your child tells you about the bullying.
      a. Do not encourage physical retaliation. For example: Do not say,
         “Just hit them back.”
  2. Contact your child’s teacher or principal.
      a. Emphasize you want to work with the staff at school in finding a
         solution.
  3. Help your child become more resilient to bullying.
      a. Help to develop your child’s talents or positive attributes.
      b. Teach him or her how to seek help from an adult when feeling
         threatened by a bully.

								
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