The values and culture of a setting makes the difference to whether bullying becomes an entrenched and persistent problem. Key messages could include;
If you discover a child in your setting is being bullied prompt and decisive action can make all the difference to the long term outcome of the person being bullied and the person bullying.
Take time to understand what has happened - and how the child or young person is feeling.
It is important that the child feels confident that it is good that people know about the bullying and that the setting will take action to make things better.
The Anti-Bullying Alliance provides resources as part of their 'All Together' a whole school anti-bullying programme:
Information on bullying for those working with children and here are some of their resources:
'All Our Health' offer free, bite-sized e-learning sessions - to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. The sessions cover some of the biggest issues in public health including;
They contain signposting to trusted sources of helpful evidence, guidance and support to help professionals embed prevention in their everyday practice.
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