Bullying continues to be a problem for our schools and can interfere with a student’s ability to receive the quality education they deserve. Changing bullying behavior requires a coordinated approach between administration, teachers, counselors, parents and students. School resource officers are also in a unique position to help identify and eliminate bullying behavior in schools. Knowing how to identify and address bullying behavior is essential to solving the bullying problem.
This course is designed to help school resource officers and school personnel define bullying, recognize the warning signs of bullying, learn bullying statistics and myths, identify Arkansas statutory efforts against bullying, identify key roles in bullying events, and learn what schools can do in bullying prevention efforts.