Prior to completing this discussion, please review the information from Bronfenbrenner's Ecological theory, read the Shetgiri et.al (2012) article, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance.
Utilize Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory to address the topic of motivations for and affecting on bullying.
Identify and describe how a child's environment might pre-dispose him or her to bully others. Use each of the five systems in the Bronfenbrenner's theory. describe how might parents be an influencing factor on whether or not a child is prone to bullying? Find out and report (with proper citation) one present statistic on the factors affecting school bullying behaviors. Does this statistic seem to follow the similar trend supported by Bronfenbrenner's theory? If not, describe how it challenges the theory. Reflect on friendships in childhood and adolescence and address the positive and negative affects they can have on bullying behaviors. Utilize problem-solving methods in exploring developmental issues, grounded in child development, in order to give one unique solution to decrease or stop bullying.