PSY 472 Bullying

This course provides an overview of bullying across the lifespan. It will explore the history of bullying, how physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development influence bullying, psychosocial and legal issues, and the latest research on causes and consequences of bullying. Students will consider their own experiences with bullying and the impact bullying has had on themselves and others. They will also identify effective strategies for reducing instances of bullying and reacting to such instances if they occur. Topics will include the abuse of power, bystander responses, cyberbullying, populations at high risk of being bullied, youth suicide, workplace and elderly bullying, and legal issues related to bullying.




PSY 101