Oct 5, 2017, 9:29:43 AM CDT Apr 14, 2021, 2:11:53 PM CDT

What are signs of bullying parents can look for?


If your child is being bullied at school, he or she might be hesitant to share that information with you. In this video, Celia Heppner, Psy.D., clinical psychologist at Children’s Health℠, shares signs to look for if you suspect your child is being bullied or teased. Some items to watch for in your child include:

  • Anxiety about going to school
  • Complaints of headaches or stomach pain, especially at the end of the weekend

If a parent is concerned that their child might be bullying others, Dr. Heppner also shares signs to watch for such as how they interact with their peers, how they talk about their classmates and more.

Watch more videos with Dr. Heppner for information about bullying, including:

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Read more about how to spot and stop bullying and other ways you can help your child cope if they are being bullied at school.

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