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Bullies & Targets, Part 1: Prevention

(c) 2021 Dr. Chris Thurber

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Most people think bullies have low self-esteem, but did you know that bullies think rather highly of themselves? This handout explains the surprising origins of bullying behavior so that youth leaders and boarding staff are in a better position to prevent bullying and meet the social needs of all young people in your school or summer camp.

Keywords: bully, target, prevention, bullying, social skills