Return to Headlines

Counselor's Corner - All About Bullying

Throughout the month of October, we are going to be learning about bullying - what it is, why it's important and how to stand up for ourselves and others. Learning happens best when it is done both at school and at home. I hope that extending our topic at home is just as much fun!  

Here are some discussion points to help you talk about bullying with your child

- What do you think the word bullying means?

- Why is it important to stand up to bullying? 

- Have you ever been bullied? If so, tell me about it.  

- Would you feel comfortable telling me if you were being bullied? Why or why not? 

- How can I help you stand up for yourself and others? 

- Have you ever had to stand up for yourself or others. Tell me how it went. 

 

Here are some books to help you learn more about bullying

My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig

The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill

One by Kathryn Otoshi

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell