Bullying more than personal conflict, expert says – State Journal | Bullying | Scoop.it
The difference between bullying and “normal conflict” is that there is no conflict when it comes to bullying.
“If there’s a conflict, you can mediate it.”
“You don’t mediate bullying. You really just can’t mediate their nastiness.”
"There is a significant difference between bullying and personal conflict". Dorothy Espelage, the professor of educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is currently an expert witness in six suicide cases involving young victims of bullying. She also has devoted 17 years to the study of bullying in schools.