Bullies erode the confidence, success and safety of a student’s school experience. They manage this outcome in both subtle and overt ways, impacting everyone around them and leading to a lost perception of safety in the environment as a whole.
Almost three quarters of today’s young people have witnessed bullying in schools, and half of all students feel unsafe at school whether they are victimized or not, demonstrating the massive impact of bullying on a school culture.
School counselors play a critical role in changing these statistics and children’s perceptions of their academic setting.
To learn more, see the infographic below created by Bradley University’s Online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program.