Good morning. This is a very important meeting that is directed to the school counselors. I will describe bullying and its behavior on adolescent. I’ll also explain why bullying is an issue that needs to be addressed.
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Exposing mean messages or pictures regarding a person in a website or blog, or spreading gossips and rumors across the internet. Sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter made these forms of bullying more easily because it can be done from the phone or computer.
Bullying is an issue to study in human development because bullying influences a person’s confidence and alters how they see themselves and look at life. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development “Bullying can lead to physical injury, social problems, emotional problems, and even death. Children and adolescents who are bullied are at increased risk for mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, headaches, and problems adjusting to school. Bullying also can cause long-term damage to self-esteem.” The adolescent that is being bullied might distant him/herself from social relationships in feared of being bullied again. They also would desire to be at home more rather than going out. Children handle bullying in various methods; some children may overeat and gain more weight. Food can be a friend for them which can result in serious eating disorder. In other cases abuse adolescent might turn their attitudes into anger, by trying to kill the person that abused them or turned into a cold blooded killer, killing random people.
According to STOPbullying.GOV. Ways to prevent bullying are; Make sure the student and staff understand the school’s zero-tolerance position on bullying. The school should properly communicate the values that everyone intends to follow –...