Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD, discusses youth bullying, cyberbullying, gender-based harassment and bullying, and teen dating violence among middle and high school students. She examines the prevalence, definitions, and underlying risk and protective factors associated with these behaviors. Dr. Espelage also highlights school-based interventions, evidence-based programs, and promising programs (e.g., restorative practices).
- Explain prevalence, types, and developmental timing of bullying and other forms of aggression.
- Demonstrate the links between bullying and gender-based harassment.
- Discuss research evidence on what works to prevent these behaviors.