By: Aliza Franceschelli & Cody Miller
Fast Facts about Bullying Stop Bullying Today! Know the Facts!
“One in f our individuals will be bullied at least once during their adolescent years”
What is Bullying? Bullying occurs when an individual is exposed to negative or unwanted behaviors for an extended period of time and he/she is defending one’s self.
3 Vital Signs of Bullying: 1. An individual endures aggressive behavior marked by negative actions. 2. The pattern of behavior over an extended period of time. 3. Individual feels an unbalance of balance.
What is Bullying? Types of Bullying
Types of Bullying
Why People Bully Signs of Bullying
1. Verbal Bullying: Verbal bullying involves when an individual is caused harm through words and teasing. 2. Social Bullying: Social bullying occurs when an individual is excluded from group activities and lies and rumors have started about an individual by the group that is untrue. 3. Physical Bullying: Physical bullying occurs when an individual afflicts physical pain on another human being such as: hitting, punching and kicking, etc. 4. Cyber Bullying: Cyber bullying occurs when harm is afflicted upon another individual through the computer, texting and social media websites. 5. Racial Bullying 6. Sexual Bullying
Why Do People Bully? There are a variety of reasons as to why individuals of any age bully their peers. 1. Individuals who are bullies have a strong need for power and dominance. 2. Individuals find satisfaction in causing harm to others and feel rewarded. 3. The bullies are insecure and have low self-esteem. 4. The individuals had been bullied in their past. 5. The individuals have felt rejection by peers or family members in the past.
Signs of a Bully
“One half of victims of bullying become bullies”
The individual has a difficult time controlling behavior. The individual is quick to blame others for their problems. The individual does not accept responsibility for their actions.
Signs of Bullying An individual could show signs of: Changes in appetite Has fewer friends Los of interest in once enjoyable activities Acts out of character Makes multitude of excuses for not attending certain social events Changes in sleep patterns Blames oneself for problems that arise in various aspects of their lives.
Resources: http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/facts-on-bullying.html http://olweus.org/public/bullying.page