School Bullying Assignment

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personality development topics in the classroom; c) give extra and co-curricular activities which will allow students enough exposure to the opposite sex; d) encourage students to plan and organize activities and projects to test their leadership and managerial abilities (Bersamin, 2011).
Naui (2012) conducted a study to find out the most dominant problems of the high school students in Saint Louis University - High School Department of Baguio City and the implementation of school guidance program to these problems. The findings revealed that the most dominant problems of the boys in the different curriculum years were along the areas of academic, health, future concerns, and personal problems.
She further found out that the school guidance
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The young person can be a victim, an offender, or a witness to the violence. Youth violence includes various behaviors. Some violent acts—such as bullying, slapping, or hitting—can cause more emotional harm than physical harm. Others, such as robbery and assault (with or without weapons) can lead to serious injury or even death. The ultimate goal is to stop youth violence before it starts. Several prevention strategies had been identified by the guidance counselor through guidance programs and interventions.
Bullying is one of the most common problems in schools be it pre-school or even in college. Across all age groups, the fact remains that both the bully and the one being bullied are literal victims of not comprehended changes in their lives and in their surroundings. In the Philippines, bullying has become a sensational talk-of-the-nation issue and has gathered lots of comments and criticisms from both media and nets; as sons and daughters of prominent families have become targets of bullies in campuses. Bullying incidents are primarily in schools and the cry for justice among victims led the 16thCongress of the Philippine Republic to pass the Anti-Bullying Law (House of Representative - H. No. 5496,
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It also manifested that 31 percent of the respondents claimed that they were never told by their parents about possible results of their actions; 18 percent admitted they were pushed by peer influence, and 10 percent simply wanted to catch the attention of their crush, their teacher, and, most of them, their parents (Alfonso, 2011). At any rate, bullying is youth violence that is a common problem in school. Its usual victims are the adolescents. With these situations, the aid of the school guidance counselor is a must. Adolescents are prone to health hazards like suicide and youth violence but such hazards could be avoided and eradicated. The presence of a school guidance counselor with effective guidance and counseling intervention materials would potentially curb these hazards in the lives of early adolescents in schools. With these presumptions in mind, the researcher established the fact that motivating the youngsters or the so-called adolescents would greatly influence them into positive traits; thus, shunning them away from habitual misdemeanors. Motivating the young minds is also assumed to be of great help later in the success in the academic field. It is through this premise that the researcher framed the idea of the
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