Bullying Prevention and Intervention Action Plan Template 2014

  

Providingstudents with an opportunity to learn and develop in a safe and respectfulsociety is a shared responsibility in which the board and our schools play animportant role. Schools with bullying prevention and intervention strategiesfoster a positive learning and teaching environment that supports academicachievement for all students and that helps students reach their fullpotential. Bullying prevention and intervention strategies must be modeled byall members of the school community.

 

 

from HDSB Bullying Prevention and InterventionAdministrative Procedure

 

 

Definitionof Bullying

 

Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviourby a student where,

 

a)      the behaviour is intended, orthe student ought to know that the behaviour would be likely to have thateffect of,

 

      causing fear ordistress to another individual, including physical, psychological, social oracademic harm, harm to the person’s reputation or property, or

 

      creating a negativeenvironment at the school for another individual, and

  

 

b)      the behaviour occurs in a context wherethere is a real or perceived powerimbalance between the pupil and the individual based on factors such assize, strength, age, intelligence, peer group power, economic status, socialstatus, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, family circumstances,gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, disability or the receipt ofspecial education.

 

 

Bullying behaviourincludes the use of any physical, verbal, electronic, written or other means.For the purposes of the definition of bullying, bullying by electronic means(commonly known as cyber-bullying), including, creating a web page or blog inwhich the creator assumes the identity of another person or impersonatinganother person as the author of content or messages posted on the internet;communicating material electronically to more than one individual or postingmaterial on a web-site that may be accessed by one or more individuals

 

 

 

from Accepting Schools Act 2012

 

 

 

SSAT MEMBERSHIP

 

 

2014 / 2015

 

 

School

 

 

Oakwood P.S.

 

 

Principal or Vice Principal

 

 

Malerie Borbath

 

 

Teacher

 

 

Michelle Wood, Andrew Giesbrecht

 

 

Non-Teaching Staff

 

 

 Deb Bujara

 

 

Parent

 

 

 Natalie Botelho

 

 

Community Partner

 

 

 

 

 

Students

 

 

 

 

 

SSAT CONTACT PERSON

 

(must be a staff member)

 

 

Michelle Wood

 

 

 

 

Email address

 

 

 woodm@hdsb.ca

 

 

   

 

 

Types of bullying that exist in our school

 

(as identified through school based data and information)

 

 

Physical

 

Verbal

 

Relational

 

 

 

 

 

School Bullying Prevention SMART Goal

 

 

100% of students in JK-Grade 5 will engage in at least one discussion per term regarding healthy relationships with peers.

 

100% of students in JK-Grade 5 will be exposed to the Collaborative Problem Solving Model this school year.

 

100% of students in Grades 1-5 will participate in at least 3 CPS conversations this school year.

 

100% of teachers will participate in a workshop about the 7 Equity Lenses to learn how to promote a sense of inclusion and celebration of diversity throughout the school

 

75% of teachers will attend 7 “Lunch and Learn” sessions throughout the school year to develop a deeper understanding of how to promote an appreciation for diversity throughout the school and prevent incidents arising from ignorance about the various cultures and values of the various members of our community

 

 

 

 

 

Bullying Prevention and Awareness Strategies/Curricular Connections/Activities

 

(for whole school, and those students at risk of bullying behaviours)

 

 

Focus on the Collaborative Problem Solving Approach

 

Trainer Certification for Principal complete

 

Tier Two training for one teacher, one SERT and our CYC

 

Tier One training for at least 5 teachers

 

Introductory training for at least 15 staff members (student supervisors, Educational Assistants, Teachers)

 

Class-wide CPS conversations in each classroom at least 3 times this year, facilitated by trained staff

 

Assembly to discuss what bullying is and what it is not

 

Welcome Back Multicultural Evening  to promote an understanding and appreciation of the various cultures, values and traditions in our community

 


 

 

 

Bullying Intervention and Support Strategies

 

(for individuals who cause harm, are impacted by harm and are witness to harm)

 

 

Individual Collaborative Problem Solving conversations for individuals who cause harm

 

Conversations about how to make the situation better

 

Individual CPS conversations with those impacted by harm

 

Group or individual CPS conversations with witnesses to harmful behaviour

 

 

 

  

 

Training Resources and Outreach Strategies for Members of the School Staff, Parents and Community

 

Copies of Lost at School to new staff members

 

Copies of Lost at School available to parents to borrow from our Parent Resource Centre

 

Introductory Collaborative Problem Solving Session offered to parents

 

HDSB Diversity Team to provide 7 Equity Lenses workshop and 7 “Lunch & Learns”

 

 

 

  

 

Bullying Prevention and Awareness Responsibilities for:

 

 

Staff: Monitor own approach to students - be aware of the power imbalance

 

Monitor own approach to colleagues - model respectful communication at all times

 

Know what bullying is and monitor all areas of the school for examples

 

Identify and discuss bullying behaviour when you see it

 

 

Students:Refrain from mistreating others

 

Admit when you have been unkind and make amends

 

Report bullying to an adult you trust (at school and/or at home) when you become aware of it

 

 

Parents: Report bullying to the Principal when you become aware of it

 

 

 

 

 

Monitoring and Review Process/Timelines

 

This plan has been shared with staff and parents via: (Underline)

 

 

 

        Staff Meeting

 

        School Council Meeting

 

        Newsletter

 

        School Website (required)

 

        Other

 

 

  

  

 

Resources/Reference: Safe and Inclusive Schools Policy

 

                                   Bullying Prevention and Intervention Admin Procedure

 

                                   Bullying Prevention and Intervention Framework

 

                                   HDSB Guide to Bullying Prevention and Intervention

 

                                   Promoting a Positive School Climate

 

                                   TFFM Survey

 

                                   Safe Schools Social Workers

 

                                   Public Health Nurses