Prevent Bullying in the Classroom

Analyze the issues involved with school bullying and create a bullying prevention plan to implement in your classroom to deal with bullying behaviors and support bullying victims.

Course Description

Bullying significantly impacts the learner and the learning environment. Students in fear of being bullied can hardly be expected to do their best academic work. This course is designed to assist the educator in analyzing the issues involved with school bullying and develop solutions to effectively deal with bullying behaviors. It will also help the teacher to support the victims and learn how to take preventive measures. This class may be one of the most significant classes you take.

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Approximately 45 hours

Up to 3 months to complete coursework

Estimated Tuition


Ways to Learn



3 PDUs

Graduate Level Professional Development Credits

Key Features

Online and self-paced   |   Earn graduate-level professional development credits for salary advancement

Gain practical strategies and evaluate solutions    |    Create an action plan to implement in your classroom

What is an independent study course?

This self-paced, online, project-based course provides educators with a framework for exploring a topic that allows teachers the freedom to choose their own focus and readings.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the psychology and attitudes of bullying behaviors
  • Understand the effects of bullying on the perpetrators and the victims
  • Apply appropriate actions in preventing and limiting bullying
  • Evaluate solutions, strategies and methods for reducing teasing, harassment and intimidation tactics used by bullies

Course Topics:

  • Psychology of bullying
  • Effects of bullying on the classroom and students
  • Bullying prevention strategies and solutions

Who Should Enroll?

  • PreK-12 teachers
  • Teacher candidates
  • School administrators
  • Para-educators    

Earn your credit in 3 simple steps

Step 1
Register online.

Step 2
Complete the course.

Step 3
Receive credits and obtain an official transcript.


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What are Graduate-level Professional Development Credits?

Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval from appropriate district officials before enrolling in these courses.

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