MATZMICHIM - UPLIFTERS
The Israeli Violence Reduction Organization
Reducing Violence and Bullying
Creating a Safe Environment
Building a Positive Group Climate
Violence and Bullying in schools are much more than just physical violence. Verbal abuse, insults, bullying, boycotts, cyberbullying, exclusion and loneliness are all common phenomena among classmates which cause harm to the mental well-being and self-esteem of the bullied child, along anxiety and sometimes even depression.
These painful experiences often continue to accompany the traumatized child as well as the bully into adulthood.
of the students reported that due to Matzmichim’s workshop, they will avoid sending offensive messages online.
of the teachers reported that the workshop gave them practical tools to successfully deal with violent and aggressive situations in the classroom.
of the students believe that due to Matzmichim’s workshop, children in the class will intervene more in order to prevent bullying.
of the teachers reported that the Matzmichim’s methods made a significant contribution to their management of the social atmosphere in the classroom.