The Interact Club of The Modern School ECNCR organised a session on ‘Bully to Buddy’ for thestudents of classes S4 and S6 on December 10, 2018 in the school campus. It was conducted by Ms. Nishtha Narula, Counselling Psychologist, Fortis Hospital and Ms. Mihika Mehrotra , Clinical Psychologist, Fortis Hospital.
The aim of the workshop was to make the students understand the meaning of bullying and how to deal with it, atthe school level with the help of theirteachers andpeers. The concept of bullying was explored on many levels from power to empowerment. What the word bullying means, strategies for dealing with bullying, building confidence and assertiveness were discussed at length during the session. The session empowered the students to say ‘NO’ to bullying. The resource persons talked about creating an anti-bullying squad in the campus to ensure an effective reporting system and subsequent addressal of issues pertaining to the same.
Interactors of class S6 volunteered to take up the task and form an anti bullying squad in the school. The students found the session enlightening and empowering as they understood that issues of bullying couldbe dealt with, by making their bully a buddy. The resource persons concludedby outlining that in order to help themselves , they hadto help others and form a circle of strength for all to survive.