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Cyberbullying: Understanding the Impact and Devastation

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While adults often understand the hurt that is typically caused by physical bullying, many of them either underestimate or do not realize the far-reaching and potentially devastating impact that cyberbullying can have on a victim. Because cyberbullying occurs online, often under the guise of anonymity, it can be especially vicious and intimidating. And, because it can be "witnessed" by scores of online spectators and perpetrated 24/7, the impact is far-reaching and victims often feel they have nowhere to hide.

In part 1 of this 2-part series, join Brent Maguire as he provides an overview of what cyberbullying is and how it occurs. He will discuss the various forms of cyberbullying and how it differs from "traditional" bullying. He will also explore the impact of cyberbullying and some of the challenges it presents.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Counseling, Digital Citizenship, School Safety
Tags: cyberbullying, digital citizenship, online bullying, school safety, victims

Reviews (38)

Another good seminar by Brent Maguire. The info on cyberbullying is important for teachers since it has such an impact on students, especially because the students are usually reluctant to report cyberbullying.
Full Member
This webinar is very well organized and informative. Brent really has a great understanding of cyberbullying. Thanks.
Full Member
Brent: Thank for a great presentation on a very updated topic!
Full Member
Thanks for sharing great information I found this to be helpful.
Basic Member
Thank you for sharing this important information. When you haven't experienced cyberbullying it can be hard to understand the struggles that come with it. Thank you for sharing what many students are struggling with.
Full Member
Thank you for providing great insights to bullying.
Full Member
Very informative. Thanks.
Full Member
This was very informative explaining not only what cyber-bullying is but how to identify possible warning signs and how to prepare as a school to deal with it.
Full Member
Steven is able to explain the different types and motivations of cyberbullying.
Full Member
Steven shares what he has learned from years of experience working with youth and cyberbullying.
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