DEFINITION OF PEER VIOLENCE

Peer violence is usually the intentional, repeated use of physical, psychological, sexual, material or online violence against another peer. When it is a single incident of violent behaviour and there is a marked difference in physical or psychological power between...

WORKING WITH THE CAUSATIVE AGENT

The counsellor must also talk to the perpetrator and plan activities. Working with the perpetrator is the only way to get them to change their inappropriate behaviours. Important elements of a counselling discussion with the perpetrator are: – the aim of the...

THE TEAM

A process intervention involves a team of experts of school staff whose tasks are precisely defined according to their competences. All of the following educational professionals are involved in a team convened by the counsellor or the head/assistant head. The...

PROCESS INTERVENTION

The subsequent follow-up involves the educational establishment’s professional staff, according to their competences and skills. However, the key role is played by the school counselling service, which is professionally competent to advise, discuss and plan a...

IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION

Every employee of an educational establishment, who has perceived violence shall take immediate action to stop the violence the violence and protect the victim. Violence is interrupted by: – separating the children involved, – calling for appropriate help,...