Bullying Education Resources
BULLYING PREVENTION AND RESPONSE: POLITICAL ASPECTS
These manuals were created by the Iowa Bullying Prevention Council, with resources for everyone:
CYBERBULLYING / SOCIAL MEDIA / ONLINE SAFETY
Anti-Defamation League Cyberbullying Resources The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.
Boston Public Schools Cyber Safety Campaign Resources on this website were developed entirely by students in the Boston Public Schools
Bullying at School and Online Varied and numerous resources in cyberbullying, young kids and bullying, bullying and prejudice, popularity, social status and bullying. From Education.com
Common Sense Media A free toolkit to help you take on questions and take an effective stand against cyberbullying
Connect Safely Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.
Cyberbullying Research Center The Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents
Facebook Family Safety Center Hub This contains information, tools and resources to help you stay safe online. It includes special sections for parents, teachers, teenagers and members of law enforcement.
Facebook Resources for Educators A resource that helps adults be supportive partners so that teens make safe, smart and responsible choices throughout the online world.
Facebook Safety Tools We provide tools that help you stay safe while using Facebook. You’ll also find other safety resources here to help you whenever and however you use the internet.
Facebook Safety On this page you can learn about Facebook safety tools and resources.
IKeepSafe The online materials are part of iKeepSafe’s BEaPRO™ initiative, which aims to help parents and educators prepare students to create, collaborate, and share responsibly in the 21st century. Digital Citizenship resources
National White Collar Crime Center FREE online training for parents, educators, and caregivers on cyberbullying
NetSmartz NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations designed to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. It is for children ages 5-17, parents & guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
Seattle MS Cyberbullying Curriculum This initial set of Internet safety curriculum materials focuses on cyberbullying. As a part of a bullying prevention program, the Lessons contained in the materials are designed to coordinate with and fit into ongoing Olweus Bullying Prevention programs.
Stopbullying.gov- Cyberbullying The site features resources from various government agencies on bullying prevention and intervention. Content for this website is provided by the partners on the StopBullying.gov Editorial Board.
Educational Development Center Cyberbullying – Here you will find important information and tips for keeping children safe online, including how to teach digital citizenship—responsible and appropriate use of online media. Six interactive scenarios on this site will take you through different situations involving cyberbullying and digital citizenship, allowing you to hear real-life conversations between parents and youth, choose the paths they should take, and find the best outcomes.
Anderson Cooper on CNN presents a program, “#Being 13:Inside the World of Teens.” CNN bills the program as “the first large-scale study to analyze what kids say to each other on social media and why it matters so deeply to them.” This is a six-month study and analysis of over 150,000 posts of 8th graders on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter.
EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM DATABASES
Blueprints Program Guidelines for cost-effective programs that meet the highest scientific standard of evidence for promoting youth behavior, education, emotional well-being, health, and positive relationships.
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs (NREPP) The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system’s efforts to protect public safety, hold justice-involved youth appropriately accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Expert Panel United States Department of Education. The purpose of the Panel is to oversee a process for identifying and designating as promising and exemplary school-based programs that promote safe, disciplined, and drug-free schools.
Safe and Sound An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
BULLYING PROGRAMS, CURRICULA & ORGANIZATIONS
Anti-Defamation League Bullying Resources: Strategies and Resources for Educators The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.
- Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Schools (PDF)
- Ways to Address Bias and Bullying (PDF)
- Misdirections in Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Channing Bête Has as their mission: to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by reinforcing healthy behaviors and commitment to positive social values.
- Bullying and Violence Prevention Resources
- PATHS® (Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies) Program
Character Education Partnership Providing leadership and advocacy for character in schools, families, communities and workplaces throughout the world.
Cable in the Classroom: A wide variety of cable TV programs, websites, and interactive multimedia is helping to spark imaginations, inspire creativity, and engage learners. It is free, courtesy of the cable industry.
- Cable in the Classroom Digital Citizenship: Digital Citizenship is a holistic and positive approach to helping children learn how to be safe and secure, as well as smart and effective participants in a digital world.
Cartoon Network- Resources for Adults
- Adult resources for the Stop Bullying: Speak Up Campaign. Other bullying and online resources, ideas and tips are found here. We encourage all moms and dads to read through the Cartoon Network Parent Guide. You’ll find valuable information like online safety tips, healthy living habits, bullying prevention facts.
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.
- Factsheet for Understanding Bullying
- Youth Research and Bullying- What the research says
- Uniform Definitions for Public Health Measuring Bullying Victimization
- Electronic Aggression Factsheet
- Bullying and Sexual Violence
- Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide
- Bullying and Tourette’s Syndrome
- Youth Violence
Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. CASEL’s mission is to help make social and emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school.
Committee for Children The Committee For Children fosters the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning and development.
- Second Step: Social and Emotional Skills for Early Learning
- Second Step: Social and Emotional Skills for Kindergarten – Grade 5
- Second Step: Middle School
- Steps to Respect: A Bullying Prevention Program
- Talking About Touching: A Personal Safety Program
Community Matters: Programs and services organized around a whole-school framework to improve school climate and reduce bullying related incidents.
Department of Education: Bullying Prevention Website A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This is the official Federal website for Bullying Prevention. www.stopbullying.gov
Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub There are Resources for Parents, Teens and Educators. Introducing tools,tips and programs that help people stand up for themselves and each other
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) GLSEN has resources that address topics like: bullying, gender roles, family diversity, positive representations of LGBT people in the curriculum, inspire students to be kind and speak up when they see bullying and much more.
Kids Health: Educators Site Let’s Get Real Young people tell their stories in their own words–and the results are heartbreaking, shocking, inspiring and poignant.
National School Climate Center– This is an organization that helps schools integrate crucial social and emotional learning with academic instruction. In doing so, “we enhance student performance, prevent drop outs, reduce physical violence, bullying, and develop healthy and positively engaged adults.”
Olweus Bullying Prevention Programming Materials The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a long-term, system-wide program for change involving program components at four levels: School, Classroom, Individual, and Community.
- Olweus Bullying Prevention Supporting Materials – Curriculum
Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center The PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities.
- Educational Activities
- Free Bullying Prevention Bookmarks
- Information Handouts and Templates
- Peer Advocacy
- Sites for Teens and Kids
Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center Programs and services to address bullying from Dr. Elizabeth Englander are at this site. You will find: K-5 Bullying and Cyberbullying Curriculum, Grades 6-12 Advisory Curriculum (Bullying & Cyberbullying), High School Cyber skills Curriculum
National Education Association The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
Teaching Tolerance Thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools. ”We’re dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation’s children.”
Understanding the Roles of School Administrators in Community-Wide Bullying Prevention Efforts (pdf) The National Center of Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) offers bullying prevention training toolkits filled with research-based, user friendly materials trainers can use for events and workshops. Each Training Toolkit includes a step-by-step facilitator’s guide, a customizable power point presentation, handouts, and feedback form. (see 3 toolkits School Buses, Classrooms and Dating Violence)
EARLY CHILDHOOD BULLYING PREVENTION
“Eyes on Bullying in Early Childhood” Bullying behaviors emerge in early childhood. All of us who interact with young children can take steps to teach them the skills they need to avoid bullying altogether. See a download guidance
Educational Development Center- Cyberbullying Here you will find important information and tips for keeping children safe online, including how to teach digital citizenship—responsible and appropriate use of online media. Six interactive scenarios on this site will take you through different situations involving cyberbullying and digital citizenship, allowing you to hear real-life conversations between parents and youth, choose the paths they should take, and find the best outcomes.
Understanding the Roles of Early Education and Child Care Providers in Community-Wide Bullying Prevention Efforts (pdf)
Make Time to Listen-Take Time to Talk Encourages parents and caregivers to spend at least 15 minutes a day listening and talking with their children to prevent youth violence. Provides interactive questions to start conversations with children about bullying and bullying prevention.
From Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. Parents can be role MODELS for your children. Here is a guide for what we can all do to help keep our children “violence-free.” How you can Deal with Aggressive Behaviors. How to problem solve teasing that leads to intimidation, an example.
What to do if your pre-school child is being bullied. Thoughts from Parents.com
Electronic Aggression Brief Center for Disease Control
Bullying Fact Sheet Center for Dihttp://web.archive.org/web/20190729204151/httpssease Control
- Facebook for Educators (PDF)
- Facebook for School Counselors (PDF)
- Facebook/Social Networking Guidance for Teachers (PDF)
Guidelines for Bullying Assemblies
Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit: Resources for Parents, Educators and Professionals Serving Children, Youth and Families
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BULLYING RESOURCES
- American Council for School Social Work (ACSSW)
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) See a Bully, Stop a Bully, Make a Difference Campaign
- American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
- American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
- Council For Exceptional Children (CEC)
- Council on Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
- National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
- National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
- National Association of Pupil Services Administrators (NAPSA)
- National Association of School Nurses (NASP)
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
- National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
- National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)
- National Association of Student Councils (NASC) – Raising Student Voice and Participation Bullying Challenge (RSVP) Process
- National Center for School Engagement
- National Education Association- Bully-Free: It Starts with Me Campaign (NEA)
- National Parents and Teachers Association- Bullying: Connect for Respect (PTA)
- National School Board Association (NASB)
- School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA)
A Shift in Focus: From Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs)
Adverse Childhood Experiences Bullying was added as an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) by the Center for Disease Control in 2017, placing the impact of bullying behavior on par with all other ACEs. In short, these experiences have been shown to disrupt neurological development, leading to cognitive, social, and emotional impairment. This impairment may lead to …
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