Explain different types of bullying and the potential effects on children and young people. Bullying is a very serious issue and has a major effect on and lots of children and young people. Many children feel depressed, I’m happy and sometimes suicidal and have no self esteem. there are different types of bullying these are;-
physical bullying, this includes pushing, kicking, hitting, pinching and other forms of violence or threats.
Verbal bullying, this includes name calling, insults, sarcasm, spreading rumours and persistent teasing.
Emotional bullying, this includes not speaking to and excluding someone, tormenting, ridicule and humiliation.
Cyber bullying, this includes the use of information and Communications technology particularly mobile phones and the internet deliberately to upset someone else.
Bullying can be carried out by one person against another or by groups of others ganging up on a person, bullying can have many consequences. The potential affects bullying can cause are, Running away.
Poor academic achievement.
Low self esteem.
Threatened of attempted suicide.