Bullying and Cyberbullying: An Educator’s Toolbox for Prevention and Intervention

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
This course is designed to give educators at all levels (K-12) an overview of research related to harassment, bullying and cyberbullying. Influences within and outside of the school will be explored. Educators will develop effective tools for the identification and prevention of bullying behaviors. Interventions, including home-school connections, will be presented to address opportunities for change which can positively influence student achievement.

Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of this course:

1. To summarize the essential nature of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and the risk factors associated with them 
2. To utilize the research related to bullying and cyberbullying and their impact on student achievement 
3. To internalize and apply strategies for the proactive prevention of bullying and cyberbullying 
4. To evaluate situations and apply effective intervention strategies for bullying and cyberbullying 
5. To compare and contrast the parent-educator connection to reduce bullying behaviors 
6. To distinguish the importance of the educator’s role in creating a culture of respect as an effective strategy for the prevention of bullying and cyberbullying 



Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

08/06/18 - 09/30/18 Online
August 6 - September 30, 2018
11/12/18 - 01/06/19 Online
Nov. 12, 2018 - Jan. 06, 2019
Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.

10/05/18 - 10/20/18 New Lenox, IL
Oct 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
Fridays 4:00 pm-9:00 pm, Saturdays 8:00 am-6:00 pm