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Course Description

It is estimated that every day in America there are 160,000 students that stay home from school out of fear of bullying. Clearly this is a problem that impacts our schools, communities, and the future of our country, as many of those students who are bullied may go on to have low self esteem, drop out of high school, or even commit suicide. The solution to this problem facing our nation is in education. It starts with you, and it starts by taking this course to learn everything you can about middle to high school bullying.


This course you can help you learn what you can do to help prevent, and even eliminate bullying at your school, in your community, and beyond. This comprehensive course will share with you some of the tragic stories that have made the headlines regarding bullying. Through these stories you will learn about what bullying is, how often it happens, how far of a reach the problem is, and who the bullies are.


This course takes an in-depth look at both bullies, and their victims, bullying prevention strategies, bullying intervention, cyberbullying, bullying and disabilities, why we must do something, and teen psychology. You will also learn about how peers can be a powerful tool in helping to address the problem through such programs as peer advocacy and teen court. This course will help you gain an understanding of middle to high school bullying from everyone: the bully, the victim, the parents and the teachers. This course is ideal for teachers, high school students, parents, and anyone who wants to make a difference in the lives of the youth in their community, and nation.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: The Facts on Tween and Teen Bullying

In this lesson you will be introduced to what bullying is and how often it happens. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: National Bullying Prevention Center
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: The Reach of the Problem

In this lesson you will take a look at how far-reaching bullying is, and how communities are impacted. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Understanding the Victim

In this lesson we will look at the victims of bullying, including who gets bullied and the risk factors. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Bullying Statistics; Victims
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Who Bullies?

In this lesson we will look at who it is that bullies, including how to tell if your child is bullying someone. 12 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Article: A Glimpse of The Bully Who's Probably In Your Child's School
  • Complete: Lesson 3 and 4 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: How Parents, Teachers, Communities Can Help

In this lesson we will look at the various ways that parents, teachers and those in the community can help when it comes to bullying. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Article: How Parents and Agents Can Address Bullying with Youth
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Bullying Prevention Strategies

This lesson looks at effective bullying prevention strategies that schools and communities can employ. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review Article: Implementing Bullying Prevention
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Bullying Intervention

In this lesson we will look at bullying intervention and what can be done to address bullying already taking place. 12 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 and 7 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Bullying's New Twist

This lesson focuses on high-tech bullying and what can be done about it. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Cyberbully Help
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Bullying and Disabilities

This lesson looks at how bullying impacts those students who have disabilities. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Bullying and Teasing of Youth With Disabilities: Creating Positive School Environments for Effective Inclusion; Teens With Disabilities Face High Rates Of Bullying
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Why Something Must Be Done

This lesson focuses on why something must be done about bullying. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Teen Psychology: Understanding Their Thinking

This lesson focuses on teen psychology and why it's so important to the issue of bullying. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Peer Advocacy

This final lesson looks at the idea of peer advocacy, why it's needed, and how it can be started. 44 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Take Poll: How would you rate this course?
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Exam
  • Complete: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know the facts on tween and teen bullying.
  • Recognize the reach of the problem of bullying and what to understand regarding the victims.
  • Determine who bullies and why.
  • Know how parents, teachers, and communities can help.
  • Describe bullying prevention strategies.
  • Describe methods for bullying intervention.
  • Know bullying and how it affects people with disabilities.
  • Describe teen psychology and peer advocacy, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Middle and High School Bullying
Course Number: 8900184
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: General Education (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dr. Deirdre Mithaug
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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