Bearing witness to trauma has its own set of consequences. Watching repeated episodes of bullying can evoke strong emotional and behavioral responses from an adolescent. During the impressionable stage of social development in adolescents, these experiences can contribute to a change in perception about the ways people should and do treat each other. Furthermore, ongoing exposure to this behavior can jeopardize an adolescent’s healthy social development. For this Discussion, consider how the act of bullying experienced by one adolescent may change the experience of another who witnesses it.
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Post a scenario that illustrates how bullying experienced by one adolescent may change the experience of another who witnesses it. Then address the availability of any social work intervention, skill, or practice that might change this cycle of events. Please use the Learning Resources to support your answer.
The experience of an individual to bullying may change their own future actions as well as those of others who witness the scenario. To adolescents, those who witness bullying of other people and especially the consequences may change how they behave and what they engage in while working towards avoiding similar experiences (Pace & Zappulla, 2011). Taking a scenario where an adolescent may face cyberbullying as a result of status or picture update, and they are attacked, ….Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5