While statistics of bullying in schools may be alarming, organizations such as Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) in Bucks County are working to prevent occurrences by teaching students of all ages strategies to fend off bullies and how to intervene when they see it occurring. On a recent episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Grace Wheeler, NOVA’s director of education and prevention on the organization’s efforts on this front.
In this episode, you’ll discover:
- How and why bullying patterns can change as students get older
- The importance of creating a climate of support and empathy and teaching problem solving skills in schools
- What it means to be an upstander and how students can become one
Find other episodes of Keystone Education Radio at keyedradio.org.