Determine how to intervene most effectively and describe the specific steps you would take to stop bullying at school.

One of the most frequent places where children experience bullying is at school. Being different often makes someone an easy target for bullies. Choosing the best course of action to prevent or stop bullying is not always obvious.

Determine how to intervene most effectively and describe the specific steps you would take to stop bullying at school.

To prepare: Imagine you are a school social worker in an elementary school, and you become aware that there are some cliques or gangs of fourth or fifth graders that routinely pick on their peers who do well in their schoolwork.

 

Assignment:

1. dentify the signs and characteristics you might observe that would indicate the above scenario is bullying.

2. Explain how you would respond. Include what steps or intervention strategies you would take.

Grading Rubic:

1. Discussion posting fully addresses all instruction prompts, including responding to the required number of peer posts.

2. Discussion posting demonstrates an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the text(s) and Learning Resources. Posting provides significant detail including multiple relevant examples, evidence from the readings and other scholarly sources, and discerning ideas.

3. Postings are well organized, use scholarly tone, contain original writing and proper paraphrasing, follow APA style, contain very few or no writing and/or spelling errors

references:

Webb, N. B. (2019). Social work practice with children (4th ed.). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Chapter 15, The Interpersonal Violence of Bullying: Impact on Victims, Perpetrators, and Bystanders/Witnesses
Garcia Biggs, M. J., Simpson, C., & Gaus, M. D. (2010). Using a team approach to address bullying of students with Asperger’s syndrome in activity-based settings. Children & Schools, 32(3), 135142.

Nordahl, J., Beran, T. N., & Dittrick, C. J. (2013). Psychological impact of cyber-bullying: Implications for school counsellors. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 47(3), 383402.

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