Bullying and Mental Health

BullyingPupil mental health
46% of children aged 10-15 said they'd been bullied at some point, according to a recent survey. If you're working with children and young people, it's essential to understand bullying and its links with mental illness so you can provide support and work towards an anti-bullying culture.

This course helps you understand bullying and explores strategies for preventing it.

By the end of the course, you’ll:

  • be able to identify different types of bullying
  • understand the impact of bullying on children's mental health
  • identify risk factors that make children vulnerable to bullying
  • be ready to use a range of interventions to support an anti-bullying culture
  • understand how bullying and mental health interrelate and contribute to each other
  • be able to draw on a range of bullying case studies that cover racism, hate crime and homophobia

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers
  • Support staff
  • School leaders