What Is Being Done?

Keeping Your Child from Being Bullied

Parents, school staff and other caring adults have a role to play in preventing bullying. They can

  • help kids understand bullying. Talk about what bullying is and how to stand up to it safely. Tell kids bully is unacceptable. Make sure kids know how to get help;
  • keep the lines of communication open. Check in with kids often. Listen to them. Know their friends, ask about school, and understand their concerns;
  • encourage kids to do what they love. Special activities, interests and hobbies can boost confidence, help kids make friends, and protect them from bullying behavior;
  • model how to treat others with kindness and respect.

Links to Additional Bullying Information