By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain four important factors concerning cyberbullying.
-Explain two of the central problems inherent to internet bullying.
-Explain the three steps in the recognizing common issues technique.
-Explain the four steps in the Evaluation Stage for dealing with an incident of internet bullying.
-Explain two techniques that can be useful in the final step of the evaluation stage for dealing with an incident of internet bullying.
-Explain the five factors that need to be in place before moving from individual to joint sessions.
-Explain steps three and four of the direct intervention stage.
-Explain steps five and six of the direct intervention stage.
-Explain four steps in the structured termination of joint sessions for internet bully and victim.
-Explain four specific therapeutic strategies for victims of internet bullying.
-Explain four strategies for skill training for internet bullies.
-Explain four therapeutic interventions for bystanders to internet bullying.
-Explain three ideas for including the parents and families of both internet bully and victim in establishing a healing process for both students.
-Explain what fraction of teens use IM to say things they don't want to say in face-to-face conversations with their peers.
-Explain three tips to help stop cyberbullying or to prevent it from happening again.
-Explain what idea about school shooters the analysis of forensic psychologists McGee and Debemardo helped to popularize.
-Explain according to the U.S. Department of Education, how bullying is defined.
-Explain what are the cyberbullies' 'weapons of choice'.
-Explain four steps regarding how to fight back against cyberbullies.
-Explain what might tempt bullies to new levels of cruelty.
-Explain what percentage of kids between the ages of 10 and 14 have been involved in cyberbullying.
-Explain how the styles of boys and girls cyberbullying differ.
-Explain what troubling questions the Taft High School case raises.
-Explain what students targeted by cyberbullies are more likely to do.
-Explain why some students are reluctant to tell adults about the anxiety they endure at the hands of cyber enemies..
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."