This course is designed to help educators manage bullying in their schools and classrooms and understand the various roles in a bullying situation. This course will examine various types of bullying at different age levels and gender based on research. This course is structured to present the learner with the essential knowledge base and accompanying skills needed to successfully combat bullying behavior in order to maintain a positive learning environment for all students.

Graduate students will study the history, programs and legislation of each program as they relate to school, students, families, and educators. Program design will be presented as will its impact upon the school and the process of meeting the educational and emotional needs of students. This course will require that students apply critical inquiry into bullying preventions in schools. Case studies and practical application of program specifications will be utilized in the study of this course.