School Psychologists and School Counselors’ Perspectives on Bullying



In this chapter, DeOrnellas and Palomares outline the roles of school psychologists and school counselors. Despite differences in the responsibilities of school psychologists and school counselors, their training as mental health professionals often puts them at the forefront when bullying becomes a problem in the schools they serve. DeOrnellas and Palomares describe how both professionals may work individually with students who have been bullied or who are bullies as well as how they often take a broader role by developing or implementing school- or district-wide programs to prevent bullying by instituting a “culture of respect” for all students. This chapter concludes with a discussion of the roles of school psychologists and school counselors in planning and implementing evidence-based bully prevention programs.


School Psychologist School Climate School Staff School Counselor Bully Behavior 
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  1. 1.Texas Woman’s UniversityDentonUSA

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