|When commonly applied
|The use of direct sanctions
|In serious and/or criminal cases, repeated non- compliance
|With very careful overseeing by staff
|As a part of many of the strategies
|Bully Prevention in Positive Behavior Support (PBIS)
|When the school wishes to eliminate undesirable behaviour without employing counselling or acting to bring about or restore positive relationships.
|Strengthening the victim
|In cases of low level (usually verbal) harassment when it is believed the victim can be trained to cope by acquiring more appropriate social and verbal skills.
|When students in dispute both want help from a mediator. (Children who bully only rarely want to seek mediation.)
|In cases in where the perpetrator can be induced to become sincerely remorseful and act restoratively.
|The Support Group Method
|In cases of bullying by groups and the perpetrators are prepared to cooperate at a meeting with a practitioner plus other students and assist in putting things right.
|The Method of Shared Concern
|In cases of bullying by groups where the suspected perpetrators individually agree to help to reduce the distress of the victim and subsequently formulate and execute a plan at a meeting with the 'victim' to resolve the problem.