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Cyber bullying

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This presentation is on cyberbullying. The goal was to increase awareness and offer strategies on how to communicate more effectively.

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Cyber bullying

  1. 1. CYBER BULLYINGNovember 8th 2012
  2. 2. Objectives and Disclaimer To increase our awareness about Cyberbullying and the darker side of Social Media I am not an expert All of the images, and quotes included in this presentation are referenced in the notes pages, and the presentation will be posted to Slideshare.net
  3. 3. Complex Issues - Digital PeerAggression The problems of bullying and cyberbullying raise  “Other people‟s feelings some of the largest and should be more most complex issues in important than your society. own. If everybody At the core of the thought that way, there bullying issue is the need wouldn‟t be anybullying.” for respectful and responsible relationships among young people and Insightful Grade 4/5 student in society generally.
  4. 4. Internet to blame? Cyber bullying is essentially the persistent harassment of an individual via technology like the internet, cellphone, etc. Low self-esteem is one of the key reasons for any form of bullying. Victims in their own way, these bullies tend to put others down in an attempt to feel better about themselves
  5. 5. Justice SafetyThis story not only stirsthe emotions of sorrow,but also of anger.
  6. 6. What is Technology for? Technology has solved some of our problems, and different generations use technology for different reasons. Young people „accept‟ technology i.e. FB linking w/friends Older generations are „skeptical‟ i.e. FB sharing information/marketing/business
  7. 7. Media and cyberbullying- ourschools are not a battlefield For most people in the world, there‟s never been a better time to be alive Humans loves stories and story telling, and the media is no different.  A good story has to be about people and emotions, not about numbers and reason. Our brains, the media, and organizations can often heighten fears related to cyberbullying.
  8. 8. Zero Tolerance Should we be adopting and promoting zero tolerance policies?  Mandatory punishment!!!  Progressive discipline… How damaging is cyberbullying? Need to adopt a „whole school‟ approach in a proactive way.
  9. 9. Bullying in School – is thislearned? Our politicians spew hate and lies and cannot work together Our newscasts report violence first and foremost Youth are preoccupied with violent video games and media in general These negatives often outweigh any positive examples students encounter.
  10. 10. Laws are changing North Carolina will  REGINA--Canadas become the first state to justice and public safety make cyberbullying ministers say theyll work against teachers by together to see what students illegal more can be done to stop cyberbullying The new legislation will impose jail time or a $1,000 fine on anyone attempting to bully a teacher online.
  11. 11. Cyber bullying Exclusion
  12. 12. Cyber bullyingFlaming
  13. 13. Cyber bullyingExposure
  14. 14. Cyber bullying Email threats and Dissemination
  15. 15. Cyber bullyingHarassment
  16. 16. Cyber bullyingPhishing
  17. 17. Cyber bullyingImpersonation
  18. 18. Cyber bullyingDenigration
  19. 19. Cyber bullyingEmail/cell phone image and video dissemination
  20. 20. Cyber bullyingPornography and marketing list inclusion
  21. 21. Cyber bullyingCyber Stalking
  22. 22. Cyber bullyingGriefing
  23. 23. Cyber bullyingPassword theft lockout
  24. 24. Cyber bullyingWebsite creation may include Voting/polling booths
  25. 25. Cyber bullyingBash Boards
  26. 26. Cyber bullyingChicanery
  27. 27. Cyber bullyingHappy Slapping
  28. 28. Cyber bullyingText Wars and Text attacks
  29. 29. Cyber bullyingWarning Wars
  30. 30. Cyber bullyingCyber Drama
  31. 31. Cyber bullyingSexting
  32. 32. Cyber bullyingPseudonyms
  33. 33. Cyber bullyingInstant Messaging
  34. 34. What Causes Teens toBecome Cyber Bullies? Low amounts of parental supervision engaged in the most cyber bullying. Increased bullying behavior linked to drug and alcohol use, in some groups. Family conflict also increased the likelihood of bullying perpetration Some people who experience high levels of hostility, depression, those with fewer protective factors, such as family cohesion and parental supervision.
  35. 35. Technology is Changing HowChildren Develop When you have a good intervention program against bullying, you will reduce cyber-bullying also If you have a good program that addresses bullying, you will also address cyber-bullying “We have to change that culture of the peers online”
  36. 36. Cyber Lateral Violence Cyber bullying through email, internet, and social media, not just student to student . . . What if the teacher is the bully? Sometimes when you try and „fix‟ things, you end up being the bully  Sending emails without greetings  CAPS LOCK, BOLD, etc Words, Tone, Reply ALL can cause a lot of trouble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What about „Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me?” Do you teach this? Does this work with freedom of speech and charter rights?
  37. 37. Sticks and Stones Dont let cyber bullying bother you. Believe that you are worth much more than some words typed on a keyboard.
  38. 38. Sticks and stones will break my bones But words will never harm me.What is an Assault? Many people believe that assault refers only to a violent physical attack. In fact, the word assault is used in law to describe a number of different actions with a wide range of seriousness. Under the Criminal Code, an act can be considered an assault even if there is no actual physical contact. However, words alone cannot be an assault. There must also be a gesture or some other action that leads to harm or the threat of harm. An assault can include any of the following acts...  intentionally applying force to a person, such as hitting, poking or shoving them  attempting to apply force to a person, whether or not actual contact is made  threatening with an act or gesture to apply force to another person, causing them to believe they are in danger  carrying a weapon, or what appears to be a weapon and blocking another persons way, accosting them or begging
  39. 39. Emotions Anger is the emotion behind violence. It is the desire to destroy or defeat an opponent. Our anger not only makes us become enemies, it escalates the problem and makes others continue doing exactly what we don‟t want them to do! It is time for us to start teaching our children, from the earliest ages, what Freedom of Speech really is. This means we have to solve our routine conflicts with our family members, our colleagues, and our students, without getting angry over the words they say.
  40. 40. Respectful and ResponsibleRelationships – there‟s no app forthat . . . Bullying and cyberbullying happens inside and outside the classroom, at home and in the wider community. This means that we need a community-wide approach to deal with cyberbullying. http://cyberbullying.novascotia.ca/
  41. 41. N.S. Provincial School Code ofConduct &School Code of ConductGuidelines Intentional, hurtful, behaviours (physical, verbal, psychological) repeatedly used by one or more individuals who exercise power to intimidate, threaten harm, and/or victimize another person/victim who is perceived as relatively weaker; bullying behaviours can be direct and open, or indirect and subtle; use of e-mail or Internet to harass and/or intimidate others
  42. 42. Ontario statutory definition states:“bullying” means repeated andaggressive behaviour by a pupil  With cyberbullying a one-time act can lead to repeated acts, sharing, repetition, and messages and images that are forever …  Bystanders are easily pulled in and often support the perpetrator(s)
  43. 43. The Challenge The challenge is to create the conditions that inhibit the strategies that harm, and promote strategies that nurture the health and wellbeing of our children, families, schools and communities. The existence of such a culture needs to be recognized and challenged before the strategies can become effective. Publicly admit to the existence of a culture that condoned bullying behavior and to commit to changing this culture.
  44. 44. Most bully/victims/perpetrators/targetshave learned about power and its affects The imbalance can be real of perceived, and many victims will go on to be bullies.
  45. 45. David Vs. Goliath - Was DavidReally Such A Hero? We often face a risk in acting, and a risk in not reacting
  46. 46. Oh Those Bystanders It is the reaction and/or silence of the bystander that clearly tips the power balance in favour of the bully; it is also this reaction that supports the position that bullying is acceptable and even “cool” behaviour…Bystander intervention is crucial in bullying situations, bothin person and in the cyberworld.
  47. 47. Who else is involved?• Students? Parents? Friends?• They may accept bad behaviors they witness because they believe professionals who display disruptive behaviors are very skilled, really care, and are aggressively advocating in their best interest.
  48. 48. Mobbing A group of coworkers, or students gang up on another person – often with the intent to force them to leave the group. Emotional abuse committed directly or indirectly by a group Five phases of Mobbing 1. Conflict 2. Aggressive acts 3. Management Involvement 4. Branding as Difficult or Mentally ill 5. Expulsion
  49. 49. Health Impacts on Victims • Physical/Body • Emotional • Mental/Mind • Spiritual
  50. 50. Do Nothing Research shows how targets deal with being bullied; "not doing anything about it (the bullying) was the most common method taken by a target in response to being bullied. And, reporting the bullying or making a complaint were reported to be the most unsuccessful method taken in trying to resolve bullying. The action deemed most successful by respondents were "no action"
  51. 51. Lateral Violence in Students The truth is that most of the violence in the world is committed not by bullies but by victims! A student sees himself as a victim. He used to be the victim of the kids who enraged him by calling him names. Now, in addition, he feels himself to be the victim of the crooked adult society. Society takes his tormentors side against him and punishes him for trying to stop his bullies. He is now angrier and therefore more dangerous than before the wise adults disciplined him for being a bully! Victims Bullies Hero‟s
  52. 52. What do we do with bullies? Zero Tolerance Policies Kick them out? Discipline? Isolate them? Dissocialize them? Similar to a criminal, who has broken the law, punishment rarely has positive consequences Dignity + Respect = no bullying We cannot eliminate all risk, all fear, or all bullying behaviour in society.
  53. 53. Dignity + Respect = no bullyingThe solution or approach to address bullying is to promoteits real enemy - dignity and respect; because with these principles, bullying can not prevail.Bullying is ultimately about isolation - isolating workers andmaking them feel inadequate. If this is so, then theantidote to bullying lies in working together.We can legislate all we want, but until we increaseawareness, educate and advocate, there will be no change.
  54. 54. Take personal responsibility forthe situation• The way forward is to focus on implementing strategies to reduce the opportunities for bullying behavior to occur.• Confront behavior and acknowledge if it has been there for a long time but was never discussed.• Take personal responsibility for the situation.• Try to reach consensus to actively bring about change by developing, publishing, and implementing strategies.• Some people are shocked to discover that they actually contribute, either inadvertently or otherwise, to a bullying culture by their actions or inactions.
  55. 55. There is hope, and reality• Effective anti-bullying practices must include a statement of exactly what constitutes bullying.• We need to work with everyone, bullies, targets, and bystanders.• Modern develop societies have become some of the most peaceful societies in human history.
  56. 56. • I will arrive at schoolon time every day readyto learn• I will treat teachers &classmates with theutmost respect &conduct myself in a manner that enhancesthe learning & socialatmosphere at school.• I make this commitmenton behalf of myself,my parents,my teachers, &fellow classmates in thename of my education &therefore my future.
  57. 57. Contact information Greg Riehl RN BScN MA Aboriginal Nursing Student Advisor Aboriginal Nursing Student Achievement Program SIAST, Wascana Campus Email: greg.riehl@siast.sk.ca Ph: 306.775.7383 w