Encourage children to talk
about it. Sometimes, they will feel embarrassed so it is important to
keep children talking. It may be helpful to have other family members
talk about the times they were bullied too. Be sure you do not get
upset or this may keep your children from talking.
Use the buddy system
It is more difficult for a
bully to bother children when they are with others so tell children to
stay by friends. Also, they should stay nearby adults to they can call
on adults if the bullying continues
Help children understand bullies want a reaction
Remind children to stay calm and not pay attention to hurtful remarks or
Don’t talk to the bully’s parents
Let school staff know what is happening and have them deal with the parents of the bully.