About IBPA

Our mission is to engage the global community in bullying prevention and intervention.

The International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) was founded in 2003 when grassroots practitioners and researchers came together to convene the first conference in the US entirely focused on bullying prevention.

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Upcoming Event

IBPA Annual Conference

We host an annual conference to bring together those working to keep our schools and communities safe from bullying. Join us NOVEMBER 7-9, 2019 in Chicago.

2019 World Anti-Bullying Forum

We are proud to announce our partnership with the 2nd World Anti-Bullying Forum, June 4-6, 2019, in beautiful Dublin, Ireland!

With 11 outstanding keynote speakers from a diverse set of disciplines, the Forum is sure to challenge and expand your knowledge - no matter their unique experiences or academic backgrounds. Here are some important upcoming dates to note:

  • Notification of abstract review outcome in late January, 2019
  • Early bird tickets available until February 28, 2019
  • 2nd World Anti-Bullying Forum - June 4-6, 2019
  • 2nd World Anti-Bullying Forum - June 4-6, 2019
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Featured Video

Dr. Julie McDaniel-Muldoon provides information on the characteristics of bullying and strategies to support our youth.

Identity-Based Bullying

College Scholarship Program

Hey, students – could you use $500? College scholarships awarded to students active in their school or community bullying prevention program.

Have an idea for an article or blog?

Have an idea for an article or blog that you would like to write? Email your idea to info@ibpaworld.org. We are always looking for evidence based content for our newsletters.

Community Voices

Downloadable Resources

Statement of Beliefs

Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Schools

Bullying Definitions


IBPA Parent Newsletter


Learn more about a $5,000 grant available to schools/districts doing great work to prevent bullying!


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