The word 'bullying' is used to describe many different types of behaviour ranging from teasing or deliberately leaving an individual out of a social gathering or ignoring them, to serious assaults and abuse. Sometimes it is an individual who is doing the bullying and sometimes it is a group. The important thing is not the action but the effect on the victim. No-one should ever underestimate the fear that a bullied child feels. This advice sums up the most important actions to take - If someone in your family is being bullied at school - you have to do something to help: you must talk to a teacher.
A leader must know and understand their core values such as, authenticity, passion, service, humor, growth and learning. Successful leaders are genuine and make it safe for followers to speak-up. They make decisions for the common good, communicate expectations, challenge their teams, are accountable, lead by example, reward and provide continuous feedback. I truly believe that successful leadership can be seen through their followers who see and communicate the same vision. Leadership is about being versatile and being flexible enough to be both extroverted and introverted when situation calls for it.
Young children everywhere have been affected negatively by different forms of bullying. It’s not just the person who is the one getting bullied who is being affected badly it is the bully as well. That is the purpose of why the best way to battle this fight is to continue on pursuing dreams and goals without letting others negativity affect future plans. There have been studies on why people have the urge to hurt others emotional. Also, more than a few articles on bullies are about their mental health and how it plays a major role in it.
It is important that you understand why the bullying is in process. Do you know why the child is doing the bullying? There are all sorts of reasons why children bully- the main reason being in power. Some bullies may have been bullied themselves and deal with their own fears by distressing others. Another common reason is that they are outcasts and feel that this is the only way to gain attention.
Being a child isn’t always as innocent and stress-free as one would think. Children, from the time they start school, are plagued with emotional stress induced by bullying. More often than not, victims entertain the thought of or attempt suicide to escape from having to endure more anguish. It’s imperative that adults recognize bullying as being a real danger to the children that they care for and love. Child bullying and youth suicide is on the rise; however, providing children and parents with resources to identify such incidents will not only help curb this troubling trend but would teach victims how to cope.
Adolescents who are bullied and those who bully also perform poor in their academics, which can contribute to violent and risky behaviors in adulthood. Adolescents experience some type of bullying at some point in their lives and it is more common in the school environment. Statistics indicate approximately 43% of middle school and 22% of high school students experienced bullying during the 2005-2006 school year (Hammig & Jozkowski, 2008). Bullying can cause embarrassment, pain or discomfort due to the imbalance of power. Physical bullying refers to aggressive physical contact that results in hurting ... ... middle of paper ... ...mmunication media, parents can be educated about the existence of bullying and its potential effects on victims and bullies.
This is an extremely important attribute because you learn to accept others for who they are. You also learn to be open minded and not just stick to what you believe is right. You acknowledge the good in a bad situation and encourage others to speak their minds in a respectful manner. This is essential in any relationship and determines the maturity of a person. Following the example of listening to your partner in order to have a good relationship, when synergistic you open yourself up to other ideas.
Because many children being bullied can learn many lessons that will help them survive socially later in life, and bullying is an essential social experience, it only makes sense that bullying helps many children with their social development; therefore bullying has some very positive effects that many children should go through. For instance, bullying is a challenge many children must overcome. Many types of bullying are may be damaging but ultimately help a child’s social development that truly helps a child later in life. What helps children are the lessons that bullying gives and how the child can overcome bullying. In “Indian Education” the narrator is bullied his whole life because of his ethnic background and overcomes to change this opinion of himself.
Bullying has been in the forefront of many discussions and has been the topic in child settings recently. When children enter school, they need to build healthy peer relationships. However, school is usually the main setting where bullying takes place (Nelson, Kendall & Shields, 2013). Bullying affects a large number of children and can have long-term affects on psychosocial, physical and social-emotional aspects of the child (Vanderbilt, & Augustyn, 2010). Bullying can be cause by a group or by one individual who is stronger in power than their victim (Smith, 2013).
HN 377: Studies in Child & Adolescent Development Unit 6 Assignment- Bullying Among Children and Adolescents Caren Nicole Glover 12/15/2013 Studies in Child & Adolescent Development: Bullying The article, “Bullies and Their Victims”, by Berk (2010) gives an analysis of how bullies and their victims develop, what makes them persistent and how they and their victims can be assisted. Bullying is an activity that thrives mostly in a school setting because of peers and the various cultures and diversities among them. Interactions are inevitable among children, but bullying is destructive because it aims at peer victimisation. Both boys and girls have the ability to become bullies but the majority of them are boys who use physical and verbal attacks on their victims. In the more recent generations, the means of bullying is amplified in the adolescent stage by using electronic means like cyber bullying.