There is no doubt that bullying is serious and a real issue that we all have a responsibility to engage. Many people have become aware of the massive impact that bullying is having on their communities and they are interested in doing something about it. One of the most powerful ways to impact bullying is to pool resources, energy and overall effort. One of the best ways to do this is by starting an anti bullying program. Anti bullying programs create an environment that can facilitate the focus and the support necessary to engage the issues on a community wide scale.
As an individual you can accomplish a great deal simply by becoming more educated on the issue of bullying. Find the time to understand the dynamics, causes, implications, and remedies associated with this issue. There is an old adage that says, “Knowing is half the battle”, this rings very true when dealing with bullying. Knowing what to look for; knowing how to react, and knowing how to address it goes a long way in having a massive impact on the problem
Yet, as impactful as you may be as an individual organizing a program that engages the issue creates a situation in which many people with many different strengths and many different voices have the power to unify for a common cause and the ramifications of that can be astronomical.
At first glance the task of starting an anti bullying program may seem somewhat daunting, to say the least, but it is not as difficult as it may seem. The truth of the matter is that people introduced to the fact that it is a high possibility that there child could become a bullying victim they will become motivated to be a part of a movement that will help protect their kids.
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One of the first things you want to do when attempting to organize an anti bullying program is do your due diligence. Do your research. Take the time to learn what others have done and are doing in their respective communities. Learn from their mistakes and immolate there the productive actions. Also research government and private organization that provide resources to help anti bullying programs.
Develop a focus and a directive. You know that your goal is to prevent bullying, so one of the most powerful tools for preventing bullying is to educate parents and children about bullying and ways to engage it. When you educate people on issues that affect them, you empower them to deal with those issues. When you empower them, you have equipped them to engage and confront the issues with confidence and effectiveness.
You must also design your program to be active and visible in the community and the schools. Establish a presence that is hinged on the commitment to rid the community and schools of bullying and the negative impact that it creates
Provide the necessary incentive for others to become involved. You will find that children and parents alike will gain confidence from being a part of something that makes a difference. There are anti bullying programs sprouting up throughout communities and they are making a difference. We still have a very long way to go before bullying is dealt its final and fatal blow, but war has been declared and the battle is now being fought on many fronts. This is our guide for you on anti bullying programs!