bully; bullying; harass; harassment; SMS; e-mail; safe; safety; victim. ;
Bullying is verbal, emotional or physical abuse which is repeated and intended to hurt, frighten or threaten someone.
It is a form of violence and a way of having power over others. Bullying can happen to any child or teenager anywhere, at any time.
To find out more
Parenting SA has a Parent Easy Guide Bullying which provides a lot of information about bullying and ideas on how to support children who are bullied. Parenting SA - A partnership between the Department for Education and Child Development and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network. South Australia www.parenting.sa.gov.au Also you may be interested in their PEG Cyber safety.
Bullying no way A national coalition of educators working together to create safe learning environments www.bullyingnoway.gov.au
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.