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Registering for our upcoming San Diego National Conference – why it should be on your “Summer Bucket List”!

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29th of June 2018

Registering for our upcoming San Diego National Conference – why it should be on your “Summer Bucket List”!

Why should registering for our upcoming national conference in San Diego, November 5-7, be something that you add to your Summer Bucket List? Here’s just a few great reasons: We all know how helpful scouring the comments section before making an important online purchase can be. Why then should deciding to “buy in” to a […]


Introducing the International Journal for Bullying Prevention

By: Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D. Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University; Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. As a cyberbullying scholar, I engage in research related to its identification, prevention, and response and seek to get them published in academic journals so that other scholars and practitioners (e.g., educators […]


8th of March 2018

Using Literature and Film to Generate Empathy in Students

by Michael Buchanan In Star Trek IV, Spock is asked multiple academic questions by a computer. Of course, he gets them all correct. The next question is, “How do you feel?” and Spock is stumped. His mother tells him, “You’re part human, Spock. Don’t ever forget your emotions.” I mention this scene as indicative of […]


Anti-bullying laws and youth violence in the United States: A longitudinal evaluation of efficacy and implementation

By Marizen Ramirez, PhD (University of Minnesota) and Mark Hatzenbuehler, PhD (Columbia University). Bullying is the most common form of youth violence in the United States and is associated with numerous adverse outcomes for youth. While all 50 states have enacted anti-bullying legislation, there is a lack of research that evaluates whether these laws are […]


18th of February 2018

School districts turn to technology to combat bullying

By Alison DeNisco District Administration, January 2018 12/19/2017 Nevada recently launched an online reporting system for parents and students, joining a handful of other states and districts in efforts to combat bullying. Colorado was first to create an online bullying reporting tool in 2004, five years after the Columbine shooting. Since then, Oregon, Wyoming, Utah and Michigan […]


20th of December 2017

KIND Campaign

Staff and students are determined to make a difference at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Fenton, MI.  Student Molly Killian decided that she wanted to start a program to help students recognize that they can make a difference with one act of kindness at a time!  Staff and students were excited to start […]


3rd of August 2017

Workplace Issues Summer 2017

By: Rodger Dinwiddie “Why do I have to work with you?” If you’ve ever found yourself asking this question you’re not alone! My organization has had moments when “pain and suffering” seemed to dominate our culture. In fact, our own story was the inspiration to create a training program based on this premise. One question […]


7th of July 2017

Dr. Sameer Hinduja – Board Member

Meet the IBPA Board How long have you been involved with IBPA? I have been involved with IBPA for almost ten years now. What drew you to the field of bullying prevention? First, I was a kid.  It was hard growing up.  I love kids and work with them constantly.  It’s hard for them growing […]


30th of June 2017

Jacob Gordon – Board Member

Meet the IBPA Board How long have you been involved with IBPA? I have served on the IPBA Board for 2 years. What drew you to the field of bullying prevention? My long-term public health interest in bridging the gap between prevention research and practice. What is your goal for IBPA in the future? I […]


22nd of June 2017

Highlights from the World Anti-Bullying Forum, Stockholm, Sweden May 2017

By Patti Agatston, PhD, IBPA President The International Bullying Prevention Association was proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural World Anti-Bullying Forum in Stockholm, Sweden.  The exceptional conference was organized by Friends, International and was a showcase of thought leaders in the area of research to practice in the field of bullying prevention.  According […]