Bullying: Recognition & Response

Social and Behavioral

Bullying continues to be a pressing problem in schools today, the effects of which can often last a lifetime for students. This course provides users with a better understanding of bullying behavior, as well as their obligations to help prevent bullying. Topics covered include bullying basics, identifying bullying behavior, how bullying works and effective ways to address the problem. Also hear from real students on their experiences with bullying, how it affected them and what they think schools could do to help them.

Variants:
  1. Full Course (Canada en français) - 45 minutes
    Ce cours est pour tout le personnel de l'école au Canada.
  2. Full Course - 50 minutes
    This course is designed for all school staff members.
  3. Refresher - 23 minutes
    This version is designed as a brief overview of Bullying in schools.
  4. Full Course (Canada) - 44 minutes
    This version is designed for school staff in Canada.
  5. Full Course (Ontario) - 55 minutes
    This version is designed for school staff in Ontario.
Course Authors
Eric Roher, Esq.
Eric Roher, Esq. is the National Leader of the Education Focus Group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He advises a range of public and private sector employers, as well as school boards and independent schools.

 

Maria Gergin
Maria Gergin is an associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She practises labour and employment law, human rights law and education law. Maria advises employers on a wide range of issues, including employment standards, policies and contracts, wrongful dismissal claims, health and safety, and human rights issues.

 

Scott Poland, Ed.D.
Scott Poland, Ed.D, is a nationally recognized expert on school bullying, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a Co-Director in the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Poland is the former president of the National Association of School Psychologists.