October is Bullying Prevention Month. Experts Say Prevention Should Focus on Early Childhood

October 2015
Curriculum Review;Oct2015, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses experts suggestion that bullying prevention should focus on early childhood based on a study conducted by the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence that found that 20.4 percent of children ages 2-5 had experienced bullying in their lifetime. Key factors that are related to bullying behavior in young children identified by Child Trends, include parents' treatment of the family, television and media influence, and witnessing maltreatment.


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