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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. …