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Warning Signs . . .


        that a child is being bullied may include:

  • Comes home with torn, damaged or missing pieces of clothing, books, or other belongings.
  • Has unexplained cuts, bruises and scratches.
  • Has few, if any, friends with whom he or she spends time.
  • Seems afraid of going to school, walking to and from school, riding the school bus or taking part in organized activities with peers.
  • Takes a long, "illogical" route when walking to or from school.
  • Has lost interest in school work or suddenly begins to do poorly in school.
  • Appears sad, moody, teary or depressed when he or she comes home.
  • Complains frequently of headaches, stomach aches, or other physical ailments.
  • Has trouble sleeping or has frequent bad dreams.
  • Experiences a loss of appetite.
  • Appears anxious and/or suffers from low self-esteem.

If your child shows any of these signs, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is being bullied.  However, it is a possibility worth exploring.  


What can I do for my child who may be a victim of bullying?

 

 


Warning Signs . . .



        that a child is bulling others may include:

  • Controls others through verbal threats and physical actions to get 
    his or her way.
  • Quick to anger and soon to use force.
  • Tends to have little empathy for the victim.
  • May have been exposed to models of aggressive behaviors.
  • Inappropriately perceives hostile intent in the actions of others.
  • Sees aggression as the only way to preserve his or her self-image.
  • Focuses on angry or revengeful thoughts.
  • May have family problems at home.
  • Unable to compromise or share the spotlight.
  • Unable to resolve conflict with a win-win solution.

If you child shows any of these signs, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is bullying others.  However, it is a possibility worth exploring.

 

What can I do for my child who may be bullying others?

 

 

 
 

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