Student Strategies

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    Student strategies to prevent bullying

    Choose to not participate in bullying behaviors.

    • Report any incidence 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, counselor, administrator).

    • Keep telling until the bullying behavior stops.