Awareness of bullying in children and young people
Level 2 certificate
Funding: Fully funded for people aged 19+, EU residents for min. three years in non-devolved skills areas of England
Awarding Organisation: Various
Duration: 8 - 12 weeks
Research has found that over half of children aged 11 to 16 have been bullied about their appearance, with 40% targeted at least once a week. With this in mind, it has become more important than ever to address the issue of bullying amongst children and young people. Bullying takes many forms – physical, verbal, and in more recent years as technology has developed, cyber bullying has increasingly become a problem.
This course aims to increase awareness of the types of bullying that can occur, what factors can create a bully, the legislation surrounding bullying, and how to help an individual who is being bullied.
Unit 1: Principles of bullying
- What is meant by bullying
- Key features of what behaviour is considered bullying
- What is meant by cyber bullying
- Bullying in context
- The short and long-term effects of bullying
Unit 2: Recognising bullying in children and young people
- Individuals who may be at risk of bullying
- The signs that a child or young person may be being bullied
- Why children or young people bully
Unit 3: Action to be taken when a child or young person is being bullied
- How to support a child or young person who is being bullied
- How to approach the potential bully.
Unit 4: Understand government guidelines for bullying
- The Equality Act 2010
- Government and Ofsted guidance on tackling bullying
- Policies and procedures for bullying
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