The Role of Gifted Students in the Bullying Dynamic (PO237)

  • PMD: 5,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 1: Promoting Safe and Positive Schools
  • Live Chat:
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    11:30 AM–12:15 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

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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