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PREVENTION & INTERVENTION 

STUDENTS

STUDENT STRATEGIES TO PREVENT BULLYING

  • Choose to not participate in bullying behaviors.

  • Report any incident of bullying to a teacher, administrator, or counselor.

  • Practice skills and strategies to take a stand.

  • Encourage your friends and classmates to take a stand against any bullying they observe.

  • Take an individual stand.

  • Be friendly toward another student that is a target of bullying.

  • Be a friend to new or needy students.

  • If you hear bullying, change the conversation or help the student being bullied walk away from the situation.

STUDENT STRATEGIES IF YOU ARE BEING BULLIED

  • Walk away with confidence, even though you may not be feeling it at the moment.

  • Be calm.

  • Tell the bully to stop.

  • Use appropriate language.

  • Do NOT argue or fight back.

  • Have friends around and stay in safe places.

  • Tell a responsible adult that you trust (parent, teacher, coach, counselor, administrator)

  • Keep telling until the bullying behavior stops.