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Bullying and Bystanders

Series: Part 2 of 3 In our last blog post, we’ve looked at the role of the bully.  In part two of our series, we are going to focus on the biggest part of the bullying problem – the bystanders. The most important idea to remember is this: There are NO innocent bystanders. Bystanders enable …

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Bystander Intervention Stops Bullying In Its Tracks, Part 2

Despite intervention being the single most effective tool for stopping a bullying attack, is it safe to encourage children to step up and protect one another? In today’s school and community environments, there can be real danger for a child bystander who intervenes without genuine, sustained support from peers or adults. It would take a …

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Bystander Intervention Stops Bullying In Its Tracks, Part 1

We have all played all three roles in the bullying “system” – bully, target, and most frequently, bystander. While attention is focused on the bullies and targets, the bystander is often overlooked. That’s unfortunate, because the single most effective tool for stopping a bullying attack is intervention by bystanders. You might think that the bystanders …

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