"Doing nothing is wrong. STAND UP quickly and consistently to stop bullying, and teach your kids To Do The Right Thing." - Rick Jordan

Explore the ethical challenges of bullying through Rick’s personal experience with this excerpt from "Situational Ethics."

Ethical Challenges of Bullying

“There is a minefield of ethical challenges when if comes to the topic of bullying.”​ – Rick Jordan

Ethical Challenges of Bullying

1) Your kid is being bullied — what do you do?
2) Your kid is a bully — what do you do?
3) Your kid’s friend is getting bullied — what should they do?
4) Your kid’s friend is bullying someone else — what should they do?
5) Your kid’s teacher is a bully — what do you do?
6) Your kid is bullying his teacher — what do you do?

When it comes
to bullying

You Must
Take a
STAND

Social Media
Talk
Attend kids’ activities
Notify authorities
Display Affection​

Bullying Resources

Stop Bullying on the Spot

“When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.

Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.”

1 Out of Every 5 Students is Bullied

5 out of 5 can help prevent that.

“Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.”

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Founded by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in 2006, National Bullying Prevention Month is a national campaign that raises awareness for bullying prevention.