Bullies & Targets, Part 2: Intervention

(c) 2021 Dr. Chris Thurber

Still think that zero-tolerance policies are the way to go? Mountains of research suggests they don’t work. Part 2 of this handout series teaches you the best ways to respond, and the strategies will surprise you. Helping a bully make friends and appreciate differences is a far more durable approach than simply doling out consequences.

Keywords: bully, target, punishment, consequence, social skills