Bullying includes repeated and unwanted actions by an individual or group that are intended to intimidate, harass, degrade, or offend others. Within organizations, bullying behaviors negatively impact the emotional health and well-being of employees and can affect performance. Bullying has become a serious and growing problem in healthcare industries. It is important for all direct support professionals to understand the factors that contribute to the development of bullying, and to take actions to prevent it. This course discusses bullying in healthcare organizations and helpful strategies for individuals to recognize and prevent bullying behavior.