Prevention & Intervention 


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.