FAMU's Department of Social Work held Bullying 101: Developing a Community Response meeting November 19th.
Parents, teachers, students and community officials were invited to attend as they discuss the impact of bullying in the community.
Tips were given on how to recognize the signs of bullying, what to do if you are being bullied and ways to create a safe environment.
Altrichia Cook of FAMU's Department of Social Work, Masters Program says, "Well within the Tallahassee area we plan to educate parents as well as students on this issue in order to combat it, parents talk to their children to detach sign that they may have been bullied as well as providing information to those who may be bulling as well."
According to the American Justice Department, 30-percent of students in grades 6-10 are involved in moderate to frequent bulling.