Beyond the Hurt: Preventing Bullying and Harassment

For adults who work with or care for children and youth, this course will increase your understanding of the dynamics of bullying and harassment and will equip you with tools to effectively prevent and respond to incidents in your school or organization.

Course Purpose: To promote safe and healthy environments for children and youth, free of bullying and harassment.

Key Topic Areas Include: Power, Violence, Misuse of Power, Peer Relationships, Bullying, Harassment, Physical Bullying, Verbal Bullying, Relational Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Aggressors, Targets/Victims, Bystanders, Cycle of Bullying, Impact, Personal Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Flirting, Criminal Harassment, Abuse of Power Harassment, Legislation, Intervention, Disclosures, Handling Complaints, Risk Management, and Safe Environmen

Healthy Youth Relationships

Healthy Youth Relationships helps teens gain the knowledge and skills to develop healthy relationships and prevent dating violence—emotional, physical and sexual. Animated characters guide participants through the course’s content, interactive games and quizzes.

Key Topic Areas Include: Healthy boundaries, healthy communication skills including assertive communication, warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, conflict resolution skills, legal responsibilities around consent, personal safety planning, promoting healthy relationships at school and in the community

Introduction to Respect Education

This prerequisite to Respect Education’s online courses is a free introduction to the work of the Canadian Red Cross and its award-winning program dedicated to promoting respect and preventing violence.

Key Topic Areas Include: The Canadian Red Cross, Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross, history of the Red Cross, the aim and approach of Respect Education, Respect Education’s programs and work in Canada and worldwide, creating safe environments, preventing bullying between youth, preventing teen dating violence, preventing child abuse and neglect, preventing workplace bullying.

Respect in School

The only online course of its kind developed for ALL school personnel, Respect in School teaches how to recognize the signs of abuse, bullying, neglect and harassment, as well as how to respond by supporting and reporting.

Key Topic Areas Include: Positional and personal power; using power positively and negatively; leadership styles; emotions and development; bullying and harassment; emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; neglect; disclosure and response; hazing; and resources.