Bullying: An Introduction (prev #: EDU-737TH)

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3 Units
Online Self-Paced

Course Description

Become a Champion for Bullying Prevention with Online Convenience

Bullying: An Introduction addresses one of the most pervasive and concerning issues facing students, parents, teachers and schools today. According to current research, most teachers find bullying hard to accurately identify and are unsure how to address it, yet it affects their classrooms and school climates and impacts student learning and success. This course will provide participants with an introduction to research, helpful resources and practical strategies for addressing and preventing bullying.  Courses that follow this introductory course will take educators into more detailed coverage: Bullying: Issues of Gender and Race, Bullying and the Internet, and Bullying Prevention.

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Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 Teachers, School Nurses, Administrators and Healthcare Professionals.

Course Materials: No text requirement

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Bullying: An Introduction (prev #: EDU-737TH)

Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
Online Self-Paced
Jeannie Chufo

Once you have enrolled in your course, to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

What You Will Learn

  • Identify key elements of bullying behavior
  • Examine the types of bullying and their short- and long-term effects
  • Identify populations most at risk of being bullied or becoming bullies
  • Evaluate research on bullying from around the world
  • Analyze current resources and programs available to combat bullying
  • Develop strategies for addressing bullying


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  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
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The course was so inspiring that I want to implement a Bullying Prevention Program at my school using many of the strategies presented in the modules. I recommend this course highly for those who want to contribute to making our world a kinder place