Dissed-Respect: The Impact of Bullying
"Bullying is intentional, repeated, hurtful acts, words, or other behavior committed by one or more children against another; it may be physical, verbal, emotional, or sexual in nature."
-Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of Education
Dissed-Respect: The Impact of Bullying is produced by the Media Lab at Mountain Lake PBS in collaboration with consultant J.W. Wiley, Director of the Center for Diversity, Pluralism, and Inclusion (CDPI) at State University of New York –Plattsburgh. Dissed-Respect: The Impact of Bullying encourages dialogue about the need to reduce the high-risk behavior of bullying. It reveals the relationship between bullying and dysfunctional aspects of diversity, as well as increases the positive development of respect in students. The program combines role-playing scenes with candid interviews of students and authorities in the field. In addition it employs an alternative approach utilizing poetry, rap and music to appeal to the sensibilities of today’s student.
This film is available to be used in the classroom. Purchase the DVD online now.