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Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying

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Preschool Bullying: Does It Exist, What Does It Look Like, And What Can Be Done?, Laura Humphrey Jan 2013

Preschool Bullying: Does It Exist, What Does It Look Like, And What Can Be Done?, Laura Humphrey

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying is a nationwide problem happening in our schools, homes, and workplaces. There have been numerous studies conducted to find out causes of bullying, prevention methods, and effects of bullying in children and adults. All of these studies have looked at children in kindergarten or older. This qualitative study had the goal of determining if bullying was happening in the preschool-age group, and if so, what was currently being done about it. In-person interviews and focus groups were done with seven preschool teachers. Through these interviews it was determined that bullying does happen as early as preschool and that there ...


What Components Of Bullying Prevention Are Present Within Minnesota Schools And Communities?, Mckena Katherine Martin Jan 2013

What Components Of Bullying Prevention Are Present Within Minnesota Schools And Communities?, Mckena Katherine Martin

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine which components of bullying prevention are present within Minnesota schools and communities, according to Minnesota school social workers. This study was a quantitative study, which used surveys to collect data. Respondents answered 37 questions regarding bullying at their respective schools. Thirty-four (n = 34) Minnesota school social workers were recruited through the Minnesota School Social Work Association using email. The findings from this study demonstrated that Minnesota schools and communities are implicating most components needed for an effective bullying prevention program. The findings also implicated that continuing research needs to look at differences ...