Why Bullies Bully and How to Get Them to Stop

How to stop bullying using science
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (316 ratings)
7,810 students
32min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Stand your ground calmly and compassionately when confronted by a bully
Train bullies to leave you alone
Outmaneuver bullies when they escalate their behavior
Gain control of bullying situations


  • There are no prior requirements for this course. All you need is a desire to learn how to get bullies to stop using behavioral science techniques that actually work


This program consists of video lectures and handouts designed to help you learn how to get bullies to leave you alone using behavioral science techniques.

There is more to the technique of how to get bullies to stop than just ignore them and they will go away. Lots more.  What you don’t know and what isn’t being taught is causing us to fail. This program is designed to help you understand what exactly has to happen to get a bully to stop by sharing what all science tells us needs to happen to stop unwanted behavior, like bullying.  

This course will:

  • Fill in those gaps in your knowledge by teaching you what you didn’t know you needed to know
  • Explain the science of how exactly behaviors are stopped.
  • Explain how you can use this information to train bullies to stop 
  • Provide real life examples of how exactly this works and more importantly why it works.  

The course takes approximately 40 minutes to complete and includes downloadable documentation logs and a flow chart for how to stop bullying in different situations. 

If you are being bullied or have been bullied or worry about someone who is being bullied or might be bullied, this course can help you.  It will help explain why what you were taught didn’t work and how to fix it so that you can prevail over your bully and get them to stop, all while maintaining your values and ideals as an ethical human being.

Science. Because it works. 

Who this course is for:

  • Parents looking for ways to help their kids
  • People who are being bullied
  • Teachers who want to learn more about the science of how to get bullying to stop
  • School administrators and safety officers
  • Anyone who works with children


Jennifer Hancock
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 648 Reviews
  • 11,509 Students
  • 15 Courses

Jennifer Hancock is a bestselling author and founder of Humanist Learning Systems. She is a renowned expert in the world of Humanism, known for her unique approach of combining dignity, compassion, and science-based techniques to create positive workplace cultures and eliminate bullying, harassment, and discrimination. With a background in cognitive linguistics, psychology and her work as a dolphin trainer, she has over 30 years of experience in executive leadership and management. Her innovative approach blends philosophy and science to offer practical solutions to the world's pressing problems. Through her work, she has inspired and empowered individuals globally to create positive change in their communities.

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