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The Language of Peer Aggression: Encouraging Bystanders to take Action

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On average, only 15% of students intervene when they see bullying, although research shows that bystanders are successful over 80% of the time and often within the first 10 seconds of intervention. Join Leigh Anne Kraemer-Naser as she addresses the role of the bystander and explores reasons why bystanders are often reluctant to take action. Leigh Anne will provide strategies for encouraging students to become "upstanders" - those who positively intervene in bullying - and include suggestions for safe student interventions. Additionally, she will share specific advice and ways to successfully role play intervention strategies.

Although not required, it would be beneficial to view the companion webinar in this two-part series, "The Language of Peer Aggression: Recognizing Bullying."


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Classroom Management, Counseling, Response to Intervention (RTI), School Safety
Tags: Administrator Resources, aggression, bullying, Classroom Management, cyberbullying, Response to Intervention (RTI), Student Safety

Reviews (54)

Full Member
I loved the info and shared the webinar title with other staff members with a recommendation to watch it.
Full Member
This should be required viewing for all teachers.
October is National Bullying Prevention month and this webinar was on spot to show us how we need to get those bystanders to help stop the bullying. Great information!!
Another great video about bullying. Bystanders need to become Upstanders who positively intervene in bullying!
I thought it was a great presentation. Thank you!
Full Member
Thank you!
Full Member
Unique perspective, very helpful.
Basic Member
Very helpful for what NOT to say to bystanders.
Full Member
Great tips for encouraging upstanders!
Basic Member
Great, watched it twice!
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