Parents want to help and they’re not always sure how to do that.

Christine McGregor, School Counselor

Using WITS With Your Child

Helping to prevent bullying

Although the WITS Programs are introduced at school, parents have an important role to play at home as well. Talking about WITS at home teaches children to apply these strategies beyond the school walls.

While parents want to help their children develop strategies to resolve peer conflict and victimization, they are not always sure how to do this. This section is designed to help.

About this Section

This section provides parents with information and tools that correspond to their most commonly asked questions. The links to the right provide:

  • A foundation of information about peer conflicts and the different roles children play in them
  • Tips for taking a proactive approach by initiating discussions with children about conflict and supporting the WITS Programs at home and in the community
  • Guidelines to respond effectively to children’s reports of peer victimization

Click on the links to the right to begin exploring. For more useful resources, check out the WITS Toolkit for Parents.