There are 3 Continuing Education Units included with this course.
Bullying is a growing problem among today’s youth and involves the repeated and habitual use of force or threats with the intention to coerce, abuse, intimidate, or dominate its victims. Today, 25-35% of students now report that they have been bullied in school and caregivers are increasingly faced with this presenting problem. Drs. Clark and Straub explain the nature of bulling in its various forms and the impact on its victims, emotionally, socially and psychologically. They describe the four distinct categories and how to empower victims and parents to develop effective intervention and prevention strategies.
BULY 101: Bullying: What It Is and Why It Happens
Chap Clark, Ph.D.
Adolescent expert, Chap Clark, defines types of bullying, what it is and what it is not. The
markers of intentionally aggressive behavior are discussed, including four, distinct categories,
as well as their content and focus. Descriptive factors and the nature of both bullies and their
victims are examined.
BULY 102: Bullying: What It Does and What to Do
Chap Clark, Ph.D.
Chap Clark continues his discussion and the comprehensive impact bullying has on its victims—
emotionally, psychologically, and socially. Both prevention and intervention strategies are
outlined that also offer a “best practices” approach for counselors when working with this
BULY 103: Social Media and Bullying
Josh Straub, Ph.D.
Cyber-bullying is real and negatively impacts 10-15% of 6-12th graders. Joshua Straub talks
about how technology is used to harass, threaten, embarrass, and target victims, including
e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, and texting. Practical tips and strategies are offered
to help clients and families.