October is Bullying Prevention Month
Check out the many resources to assist you with Bullying Prevention.
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Bullying, An Issue that Needs to be Addressed.
KnowBullying. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) new mobile app provides parents, caretakers, and teachers with important bullying prevention information, and can help get the conversation started between parents/caregivers and children about bullying in as little as 15 minutes a day.
Bullying and Youth Suicide: Breakng the Connection Principal Leadership, October, 2011 Source: National Association of School Psychologists.
Coalition Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary, US Department of Education:
Community Action Tool Kit. 58 page Toolkit provided by StopBullying.gov to assist with the organization of a community event to address bullying. Includes studies, agendas, activities and more.
Don't Bully Me
Effective Evidence Based Practices for Preventing and Addressing Bullying. August, 2013. Developed by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help schools and communities contend with many factors that impact the conditions for learning, such as bullying, harassment, violence, and substance abuse.
Online Games Teach Wisconsin Children How to Counter Bullying.
Report on Online Behaviors as Real-World Threats
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. SSWAA is pleased to be a National Partner.
Promote/Prevent. Bullying Resources. "As the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention (National Center), we proudly provide technical assistance and training to school districts and communities who receive grants from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."
Safe Schools Healthy Students (SS/HS) SS/HS initiative encourages schools and communities to work in partnership to create safe and healthy school environments in which youth can learn and develop.
SSWAA Member Speaks Out About Homophobic Harassment & Bullying,
Stop Bullying Now. www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
#StopBullying365 – All month long, the FPBP will be using the hashtag #StopBullying365 to collect stories of how individuals and communities are taking action in bullying prevention. Join StopBullying.gov on Facebook and Twitter to learn more.
What to do if a Child is Being Bullied. When you, your child, or someone close to you is being bullied, there are many steps to take to help resolve the situation. Make sure you understand what bullying is and what it is not, the warning signs of bullying, and steps to take for preventing and responding to bullying, including how to talk to children about bullying, prevention in schools and communities, and how to support children involved.
Trevor Project. www.trevorproject.org
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Guidance to Help Classroom Teachers Combat Bullying.
What Does Research Say Works in Addressing Bullying?