Practice Level: Intermediate
Violence and aggression among children and adolescents are a growing and concerning occurrence, causing school and health professionals as well as public officials and policy makers to seek solutions. Bulling is defined as many things, however key concepts include the repeated attempt of person(s) to exert power over another individual or group of individuals. Common characteristics of bullying include physical to subtle forms of aggression that health professionals must understand in order to help both victim and perpetrator recognize acts of aggression and address them. The purpose of this course is to provide health clinicians with knowledge of bullying, its forms and effects upon children and adolescents, as well as ways to prevent it and to support healing.
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- Describe bullying
- Discuss cyberbullying
- Explain interventions for bullying
- List the risk factors for bullying
II. History Of Bullying
III. What Is Bullying?
1. Evolution of the Definition of Bullying
2. Models And Theories Of Bullying
3. Bullying: Outcome of Differences Between Individuals
4. Bullying as a Developmental Process
5. Bullying as a Socio-cultural Phenomenon
6. Bullying as a Response to Peer Pressure
7. Bullying from the Perspective of Restorative Justice
8. Forms of Bullying
IV. Gender And Bullying
1. Gender Differences and Cyberbullying
VI. Bullying: A Significant Issue
VII. Prevalence Of Bullying
VIII. Predicting Bullying And Violent Behavior
1. Characteristics of Bullies
IX. Recognizing The Signs of Victimization
X. Risk Factors And Vulnerable Populations
1. Family Factors
2. Personality Factors
3. School Factors
4. Individual Risk Factors
5. Peer Group Risk Factors
6. School Risk Factors
7. Family Risk Factors
8. Community Risk Factors
9. Societal Risk Factors
10. Special Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
11. Disability Type and Severity
12. Disability Characteristics
13. Sexual Minority Youth
XI. Negative Impact Of Bullying
1. Sexual Minority Youth
XII.School Programs and Responsibilities
1. Basic Principles for Prevention and Intervention
2. Dealing with Bullying Incidents
XIII. Steps To A Successful School-wide Program
XIV. School Nurse Responsibilities
XV. Assessing and Identifying Bullying
XVI. Intervention and Prevention Programs
1. Immediate Response Plan
2. Building a Schoolwide Foundation
3. Early Interventions
4. Individual Interventions
5. Targeted Interventions
6. Individual Interventions in Chronic or Extreme Bullying Cases
XVII. Peer Mentoring and Peer Mediation
1. Peer Mentoring
2. Establishing a Peer Mentoring Program
3. Peer Mediation
Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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