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Research Based Best Practices in Bullying Prevention and Response

Date: December 6, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

1. Focus on the Social Climate Bullying prevention requires changes in social climates of schools and organizations. It should become uncool to bully. Students feel connected to schools where they know, care about, and support one another, and have common goals. Students must be willing to step in and stop the bullying or intervene in some other way, such as, …


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Facts About School Bullying

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

Definition In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Education released the first federal uniform definition of bullying for research and surveillance.1 The core elements of the definition include: unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; and repetition of behaviors or high likelihood of repetition. There are many different modes and types of bullying. The current definition acknowledges …


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Tips on Countering Bullying

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

Download a printable version of these tips 1: Take any bullying reports very seriously The mentality that “kids will be kids” or that kids will be able to sort out the problem themselves will not solve anything and will further complicate things in the future.  One should always step in and provide help, especially when a student asks for it. …


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Tips on Preventing Bullying

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

1: Educate children on bullying and be clear what is expected of them Ground rules should be set on the first day of school. A good way to ensure that children will follow these rules is to have the class come up with their own rules together.  Following one’s own rules makes it easier and logical.  Children should also know …


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What Adults Can Do to Prevent School Bullying

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

Adults have a major role in helping to prevent bullying. Parents Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is involved in bullying, there are several resources that may help. Recognize the warning signs that your child is involved in bullying. They could be being bullied, bullying others, or witnessing bullying. …


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Anti-Bullying Helpful Links

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Bullying, Resources,

The Bully Project – The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY. They’ve sparked a national movement to stop bullying that is transforming kids’ lives and changing a culture of bullying into one of empathy and action Stop Bullying– This website provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is …