Bullying Health / Healthcare Resources
This is IBPA’s library of resources about health and healthcare, which includes the role of healthcare professionals, the effects of bullying on health, and more!
CHILDREN'S SAFETY NETWORK
Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is dedicated to working with state, territorial and community Maternal & Child Health and Injury & Violence Prevention Programs to create environments where all children and youth are safe and healthy. Website has resources such as reports and info-graphics on bullying prevention, teen suicide, and other aspects of keeping children healthy and safe.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has resources on bullying prevention and research, including a fact sheet.
Bullying prevention training course (1.5 credits) are also available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for nurses and others interested in making a difference in communities.
American Academy of Pediatrics is the national professional organization for pediatricians. They have many resources; use the search box with “bullying” and you’ll see many articles and position statements. For example:
- Bullying of overweight or obese children
- Bullying of overweight children in primary grades
- Bullying of children with food allergies
- Bullying Prevention
- Cyberbullying–advice for parents
American Psychological Association (APA)
- APA resolution on bullying among children
Info about kids See especially the circle (section) on “Relationships.”
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Public Health Association
- Search the APHA policy statement data base using “bullying” in the search box
- See, for example, APHA Position statement on Reduction of bullying-LGBT youth-health disparities
National Association of School Nurses
- Position statement on Bullying in Schools
National Association of Social Workers
- Call for social workers to speak out against bullying
- How to help your child cope with a bully
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
- Position paper on Bullying and Peer Victimization
U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) (part of Department of Health and Human Services)
- Know Bullying—free app
Preventing Bullying through Science, Practice, and Policy
This is the report of the consensus study on the state of the science of bullying prevention from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Chapter 4, “Consequences of Bullying”, covers physical and psychosocial consequences of bullying. The study includes prevention strategies, for policy and practice and research recommendations.
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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