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The Science of Resilience

The growing shift in developing trauma-sensitive schools has also resulted in a surge of programs and approaches that aim to build resilience in students and staff.  Even though people agree that resilient students thrive in school and beyond, a common understanding of what the word resilience means is important before considering these programs and initiatives. …

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What We Can Learn About Bullying from a Developmental Perspective

What We Can Learn About Bullying from a Developmental Perspective: The Development and Manifestation of Aggression from Early to Late Childhood. By: Nicolette G. Granata, Vanderbilt University  Developmental Psychology is the study of how people develop from birth to death; that is, how they develop cognitively, emotionally, socially, and physically. The field of developmental psychology …

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The International Bullying Prevention Association’s Annual Conferences: “Looking Back” to Look Forward to Chicago

By: Nicolette G. Granata and Andrew Faubel With the 16th Annual IBPA Conference quickly approaching (November 7-9, 2019), we decided to take some time to reflect on how our annual conferences have become the special spaces that we believe and see them to be. To do this, we needed to hear from the presenters and …

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(A Sense of) Safety First

By: Julie E. McDaniel-Muldoon, PhD Since the 1950s, American schools have been engaging in safety preparedness, beginning with fire drills, evolving into additional emergency protocols, and finally with active shooter training. Unfortunately, no evidence exists that these measures bring any improvements in the sense of safety. As Dr. Daniel Siegel (2015) explains, students need to …

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Dear Educators: Who might be at risk to bully or be bullied in your classroom, and why?

By: Nicolette G. Granata, Vanderbilt University As the majority of those who work with children already know, bullying is a pervasive issue among youth today; around 20% of children ages 12-18 have experienced it per the 2017 School Crime Supplement (www.stopbullying.gov). Service providers (educators especially) play an extremely important role in preventing and addressing bullying. …

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Bullying Prevention as a Trauma-Informed Approach

By: Julie E. McDaniel-Muldoon, PhD Article #4 of the IBPA Trauma Series In using the lens of trauma, the effects of bullying are better understood for their widespread impact on all involved in a bullying situation. This lens then allows for a systems-level approach to bullying prevention through trauma-informed practices. The foundation of trauma-informed practices …

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Individual Approaches of Trauma Informed Care

By: Sally Kuykendall Article #3 of the IBPA Trauma Series Traumatic experiences influence how a person responds to bullying. One child may lash out. Another child may become anxious or withdrawn. Responses vary by the type and degree of trauma, age, gender, personal resilience, and social support. This article offers practical tips for working with …

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