Avoiding Becoming the Victim of a Bully

Posted on August 11, 2014

The following are helpful acronyms to teach our children and students so that they can avoid being affected by a bully and help out their friends if the need arises.

Actions for the person being bullied:

Stay cool
Make eye contact
Identify the attack (verbal, physical, etc.)
Lead positive conversation
Erase the attack

Actions the bystander should take:

Help out (get involved)
Empathize (identify with the victim)
Report the incident
Open communication – talk about it with the victim

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