- Psychological Safety
- Emotional Safety
- Moral Safety
Each of these will be explored under the “Parent” and “School” sections of this toolkit.
Not all hurtful and/or aggressive behavior falls under the category of bullying.
1. It is aggressive behavior that involves unwanted, negative, hurtful actions.
2. It involves a pattern of behavior that is repeated over time.
3. It involves an imbalance of strength or power, real or perceived.
Types of Bullying
1. Verbal bullying includes name-calling, derogatory comments, and verbal threats.
2. Bullying through Social Exclusion or isolation
3. Physical bullying includes actions such as biting, kicking, punching, shoving, spitting.
4. Relational bullying includes gossiping, spreading rumors, and lying. This is most common among girls.
5. Racial bullying
6. Sexual bullying. Girls and LGBT teens are most likely to be victims of sexual bullying.
7. Cyber bullying involves using social media to humiliate or hurt someone. It also includes stealing someone’s identity, posting intimate photos, and spreading rumors via text, email, Facebook, twitter, or other sites.