• Bullying Prevention 

  • Contacts:

    Prevention Programs

    Office: (916) 979-8611

    Or email us here

  • What is Bullying? 

    San Juan Unified is guided by the following definition from the evidence-based Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP): Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.
    Bullying has four components:
    1. A specific type of aggression
      • Verbal
      • Physical
      • Psychological

    2. Behavior that is intended to harm or disturb

    3. Behavior that is carried out repeatedly and overtime

    4. An imbalance of power which can be physical or psychological.
  • What is Cyberbullying?

    Cyberbullying is the use of modern communication technologies, such as but not limited to e-mail, instant messaging, chatrooms, web sites, social media/networks, text messaging used to intentionally embarrass, humiliate, threaten or intimidate an individual or group in an attempt to gain power and control. 
  • Bullying as defined by California state law:

    Bullying – Ed. Code Section 48900(r)
    – Severe or pervasive physical or verbal act or conduct, including communications made in writing or by means of an electronic act, and including one or more of the following:

    • Sex Harassment (48900.2)
    • Hate Violence (48900.3)
    • Threats, harassment, intimidation (48900.4)
    • Has or reasonably predicted to have one or more of the following:
      • Reasonable pupil in fear of harm to person or property
      • Reasonable pupil to experience substantially detrimental effect to physical or mental health
      • Reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with academic performance
      • Reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with ability to participate in or benefit from services, activities, or privileges provided by the school

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  • Click here for San Juan Unified School District's Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Dept.

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