How To Handle A School Yard Bully

Bullying is a type of intentional harassment which is verbal, physical or in some cases emotional. Bullying is common wherever there is interaction with people. Work places and schools are the most common places of its occurrence. Cyber bullying is the latest addition to this variety. By bullying the abuser is gaining power over the victim or the target.

The reason behind this type of behavior may be to become popular, to get the attention of teachers and friends, or may be just due to jealousy. Some of the aggressive behaviors shown by the bullies include slapping, choking, throwing things, isolating a child; spreading gossip about the person etc. Most bullies will have a background of being a victim of some type of hurt caused by another person.      

School bullying is the most common type and the one that attracts the most attention. Bullying can take place any where in and around the school. It is not possible for the school authorities to keep watch on each and every child. The problem with bullying is that both the abuser and the target will not admit of the activity most of the times.

Parents and teachers should be able to make out from the behavior of the child that he is a victim of bullying. The child may refuse to attend school, show reluctance in extracurricular activities or the grades of the student will go down. If a child shows any of these symptoms then you can suspect some problem.

As bullying cannot be prevented, you can prepare your child to handle such behaviors in school. The first thing your child should know is that you will be there to protect him. Bullies usually target non confident victims. Keep a record of the things happening in school and complain to the principal of the school, if the bullies do not stop their activities by giving the warning. Make your child feel comfortable which will allow him to talk about the problem to you.

The best way to handle the bullies is to make the parents of the bully aware that their child is involved in such activities. Increasing, the adult supervision, in the corridors and playgrounds also help to reduce the incidence. The school authorities should warn the bully about the consequences of such behavior. Teaching the children co-operative activities will also help.

The child who is being bullied is living with the fear and stress every day. This can lead to severe behavioral problems, anxiety and depression. Some of them may turn into violence to suppress their inferiority complex. So it is necessary to discourage children from watching violence based cartoons, films etc. The most important thing is that the victim should let others know about what is happening, then the parents or teachers will be able to take necessary actions against the bully. Otherwise he will continue this and cause torture to other children as well.

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How To Handle A School Yard Bully

Bullying is a type of intentional harassment which is verbal, physical or in some cases emotional. Bullying is common wherever there is interaction with people. Work places and schools are the most common places of its occurrence. Cyber bullying is the latest addition to this variety. By bullying the abuser is gaining power over the victim or the target.

The reason behind this type of behavior may be to become popular, to get the attention of teachers and friends, or may be just due to jealousy. Some of the aggressive behaviors shown by the bullies include slapping, choking, throwing things, isolating a child; spreading gossip about the person etc. Most bullies will have a background of being a victim of some type of hurt caused by another person.      

School bullying is the most common type and the one that attracts the most attention. Bullying can take place any where in and around the school. It is not possible for the school authorities to keep watch on each and every child. The problem with bullying is that both the abuser and the target will not admit of the activity most of the times.

Parents and teachers should be able to make out from the behavior of the child that he is a victim of bullying. The child may refuse to attend school, show reluctance in extracurricular activities or the grades of the student will go down. If a child shows any of these symptoms then you can suspect some problem.

As bullying cannot be prevented, you can prepare your child to handle such behaviors in school. The first thing your child should know is that you will be there to protect him. Bullies usually target non confident victims. Keep a record of the things happening in school and complain to the principal of the school, if the bullies do not stop their activities by giving the warning. Make your child feel comfortable which will allow him to talk about the problem to you.

The best way to handle the bullies is to make the parents of the bully aware that their child is involved in such activities. Increasing, the adult supervision, in the corridors and playgrounds also help to reduce the incidence. The school authorities should warn the bully about the consequences of such behavior. Teaching the children co-operative activities will also help.

The child who is being bullied is living with the fear and stress every day. This can lead to severe behavioral problems, anxiety and depression. Some of them may turn into violence to suppress their inferiority complex. So it is necessary to discourage children from watching violence based cartoons, films etc. The most important thing is that the victim should let others know about what is happening, then the parents or teachers will be able to take necessary actions against the bully. Otherwise he will continue this and cause torture to other children as well.

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