The Role of Gifted Students in the Bullying Dynamic

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 5,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 1: Promoting Safe and Positive Schools

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn information regarding the experiences of gifted students within the bullying dynamic.
  2. understand the literature examining bullying among gifted students.
  3. understand practical implications for addressing bullying among gifted students for school psychologists.

Description

Gifted students are often victims of bullying (Benhow & Stanley, 1996; Cross, 2001a, 2001b), but little research examines the other roles of gifted students within the bullying dynamic. The purpose of this presentation is to share information regarding the experiences of gifted students within the bullying dynamic. This presentation will review literature examining bullying among gifted students. Additionally, the presentation will demonstrate the practical implications for addressing bullying among gifted students for school psychologists.

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Presenter(s)

June L. Preast, University of Alabama
Kimberleigh S. Daniels, University of Alabama

Contributor(s)

Jennifer Jolly, PhD

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