Parents’ Module  
Summary: This module is designed to offer a specified knowledge about the issue of bullying from parents’ perspective.
Clock hours of reading: 1 hour: Presentation of Parents Module
Learning outcomes:



The user will in studying this module….

  • understand and be able to describe to others what a whole school community approach to bullying is and why it is effective
  • receive and be able to give examples of strategies for dealing with schools if your child is being bullied, or bullying others
  • receive and be able to give examples of collaborating with schools to help prevent bullying
  • have an overview of Curricular; Student Peer Method; Co-operative Group Work; and Restorative strategies, and be able to articulate why each type is important/useful
  • receive, and be able to discuss with others tips and strategies, for working with your child if they have been bullied or cyberbullied
  • understand, and be able to explain the importance of a clear, effective reporting and recording procedure in encouraging students to report bullying, and highlighting growing risk areas


  1. Understanding a Whole School Community Approach
  2. Working with schools
  3. Speaking/ interviewing with your children
  4. Preventative & Intervention Strategies for Parents
  5. Reporting and Recording Incidents
Suggested Training Resources and Additional Materials:


Training Resources:

  • Educational Material Parents Module
  • O2 –A2 Identification of training domains and approaches

Additional Material:

  • School Climate & Culture – Vermont State Agency of Education
  • Ortega,R., del Rey,R., Ortega-Rivera,J. and Monks,C. (2006) Dealing With Indiscipline and Disruption. In VISTA: A Whole School Approach (WSA)
  • Thomson, J. (2013) Bullying –A Parents’ Guide. Need2Know Publishing.
  • O’Moore, M. (2010). Understanding School Bullying: A Guide for Parents and Teachers, Dublin. Veritas.