The Roles Children Play in Bullying (Roles may intertwine (Kids who bully,…
The Roles Children Play in Bullying
Roles may intertwine
Kids who bully
Kids who are bullied
Kids who reinforce bullies
Kids who defend victim
Kids who assist bullies
'Child who bullies'
'Child who was bullied'
Dangers in labeling
Sends message that behavior can't change
Failure to recognize multiple roles
Disregard other factors contributing to behavior
Focus on behavior, not child
'Child who bullied and who was bullied'
All roles can negatively affect children
Damaging emotional well-being
Important to understand roles
To prevent and respond to bullying