Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying

Contact Info
Karen Fennell
Program Specialist


Office Location
765 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-938-7548
Fax:

The following documents are in regards to the statute on anti-bullying:

Student Discipline Guide

Resources

HIB Information

Types of Bullying

  • Direct Bullying - physical, verbal attacks, assault, destruction of property.
  • Indirect Bullying - shunning, spreading rumors, malicious practical jokes.
  • Cyber/Electronic - internet technology, social websites, texting, emails.

Parenting Tips

  • Remain calm and assure your child that they are not alone.
  • Speak with your child and identify dates or frequency of the incident. (Who, What, When & Where)
  • Notify your child’s school immediately by contacting the Anti-Bullying Specialist or School Administrator.
  • File a HIB complaint form to report the incident and submit to the Anti-Bullying Specialist for investigation.
  • Monitor your child’s behavior and request supports from the school (ie. increased supervision, class/seating change, counseling).
  • Attend parent meetings scheduled by the school administrator and Anti Bullying Specialist.
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