The Parent's Guide To Bullying

With Rachel Downie

A must watch course for every parent who has a school-aged child. Learn exactly what is and what isn’t classed as bullying, what to do if your child is being bullied, how to teach your child to deal with bullies and what to do if your child is the one bullying others.

Rachel is the founder of Stymie, an anonymous bullying reporting platform used nationally in schools, and works with students and parents on educating and empowering children to stand up against bullying.

Course Videos

Video 1: What bullying is and what bullying isn't

What is a parent to do when their child comes home and says they have been bullied? The very first thing a parent needs to do is asses the situation by knowing what bullying is and what it isn’t.

Video 2: What to do if your child is being bullied in person or online

If your child is, in fact, being bullied, whether online or in person, what is the next step and how do you go about it in the right way?

Video 3: How to teach your child to deal with bullying using comebacks not insults

How can you teach your child the right response to a bully? Rachel talks through practical tips that you can give to your children and even role play with them, to deter bullies and nasty behaviour.

Video 4: What to do if bullying doesn't stop

So what is a parent to do if the bullying doesn’t stop? You’ve informed the school and are working with your child, but what if this is not enough? Rachel discusses the next steps to take if the bullying is relentless and continues.

Video 5: How to teach your child to support others who are being bullied

So what do you do as a parent when your child comes to you with the problem of someone else being bullied, or perhaps they have witnessed some disturbing or upsetting behaviour? Rachel talks about supporting your child through this important stage in their life.

What if my child has bullying behaviours

This is possibly one of the hardest things to face as a parent, but how you react and deal with the situation can make all the difference!

Video 7: Why children don't tell anyone they are being bullied

Often by the time parents hear about the bullying that has been taken place, it has been going on for quite some time. This can lead to us as parents questioning what we did wrong. Rachel discusses why children don’t speak up when they are being subjected to bullying.