6. Our cyberbullying reporting policy permits students to anonymously report incidents of cyberbullying. 7. A prompt investigation is conducted once cyberbullying has been reported. 8. The policy includes a procedure for immediately notifying parents of a victim of cyberbullying. 9. The policy includes a procedure for immediately notifying the parents of the perpetrator of an act of cyberbullying. 10. The policy includes a procedure for providing education to students, parents, teachers, and community members about cyberbullying. 11. The policy includes a procedure to refer victims of cyberbullying for counseling. 12. The policy includes a procedure to refer perpetrators for cyberbullying for counseling. 13. The policy includes a procedure for regularly reporting to a victim‟s parents the actions taken to protect the victim.
121 14. The policy includes a procedure for publicizing the policy for students, parents, faculty, and community members. 15. Signs regarding our cyberbullying policy are posted throughout the school. Please answer the following questions in the text box about your personal beliefs regarding your school‟s cyberbullying policy. 1. What interventions do you utilize most often when cyberbullying incidents are reported to you? 2. Of the interventions you have utilized when cyberbullying incidents have been reported to you, in your opinion, which have been the most effective? 3. Of the interventions you have utilized when cyberbullying incidents have been reported to you, in your opinion, which have been the least effective? 4. What steps have been taken at your school to make students feel more comfortable reporting cyberbullying incidents? 5. What steps, if any, have been taken to integrate cyberbullying awareness into the school‟s curri culum? If you believe you have an effective cyberbullying policy at your school, would you be willing to participate in a follow-up interview? A follow-up interview would take no more than 30 minutes and would be conducted at the most convenient time and in the most convenient location for you. Yes No If you are willing to participate in a follow-up interview, please leave your name and a phone number where you can be reached
122 APPENDIX II INTERVIEW PROTOCOL 1. Please describe the extent to which you believe cyberbullying is a problem at your school. 2. What procedures do you have in place to address cyberbullying? 3. Do you have any proactive strategies for addressing cyberbullying? 4. Would you say that your cyberbullying policy and procedures focus more on prevention or on punishment? 5. What do you believe is the most effective way to address cyberbullying? 6. Why do you feel this is effective? 7. What do you feel is the least effective? 8. Why is it not effective? 9. Approximately how many cases of cyberbullying per month are brought to the attention of administrators or counselors?
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