Resources for EducatorsSupport materials for those preventing bullying in a school setting
National White Collar Crime Center – FREE online training for parents, educators, and caregivers on cyberbullying
Boston Public Schools Cyber Safety Campaign (All the resources on this website were developed entirely by students in the Boston Public Schools)
IKeepSafe (Faux Paw the web surfing cat)
Connect Safely- Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.
Facebook for Students- This online training series teaches students the ins and outs of Facebook®.
Facebook Safety– On this page you can learn about facebook safety tools and resources.
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 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.
NetSmartz: NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations.
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.
National Organizations and Bullying Resources
- American School Counselor Association
- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) See a Bully, Stop a Bully,Make a Difference Campaign
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
- Council on Chief State School Officers
- National Association of Elementary School Principals
- National Association of School Psychologists
- National Association of Secondary School Principals
- National Association of Student Councils- Raising Student Voice and Participation Bullying Challenge (RSVP) Process
- National Center for School Engagement
- National Education Association- Bully-Free: It Starts with Me Campaign
- National Parents and Teachers Association- Bullying: Connect for Respect
- National School Boards Association- Families as Partners: Fostering Family Engagement for Healthy and Successful Students
Training – Webinars / Videos / Pecha Kuchas / Reports
- Book: The ABCs of Bullying Prevention: A Comprehensive Schoolwide Approach, by Kenneth Shore, Psy.D.
- Book: Cyber Kids, Cyber Bullying, Cyber Balance, by Barbara C. Trolley and Constance Hanel
- Book: ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs (third edition)
- Jacobsen, Kristen E. and Sheri Bauman, PhD. Bullying in Schools: School Counselors’ Responses to Three Types of Bullying Incidents (ASCA October 2007)
- Carney, JoLynne V., PhD Perceptions of Bullying and Trauma During Adolescence (ASCA Feb 2008)
- Anita Young, Ph.D, Valerie Hardy, M.Ed, Christina Hamilton, M.Ed. Kristen Biernesser, M.S., Li-Lin Sun, M.S., Susan Niebergall, M.S. Empowering Students: Using Data to Transform a Bullying Prevention and Intervention Program (ASCA August 2009)
- Phillips, Victoria and Cornell, Dewey G. Identifying Victims of Bullying: Use of Counselor Interviews to Confirm Peer Nominations (ASCA February 2012)
- Charles R. McAdams,III, Ed.D. and Christopher D.,Schmidt, Ph.D. How to Help a Bully: Recommendations for Counseling the Proactive Aggressor (ASCA December 2007)
- Julia S. Chibbaro, Ph.D. School Counselors and the Cyberbully: Interventions and Implications (ASCA October 2007)
- Hall, Kimberly R. Using Problem-Based Learning with Victims of Bullying Behavior
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.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention United States Department of Justice
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Expert Panel United States Department of Education
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
- Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Schools (PDF)
- Ways to Address Bias and Bullying (PDF)
- Misdirections in Bullying Prevention and Intervention
- Bullying and Violence Prevention Resources
- PATHS® (Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies) Program
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. And it’s all 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.
Early Childhood Bullying Prevention 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 “Eyes on Bullying in Early Childhood”
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.
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.
Thoughts from Parents.com What to do if your pre-school child is being bullied.
Bullying Prevention Resources from Children’s Safety Network
This resource guide provides links to organizations, programs, publications, and resources focused on bullying prevention. It is divided into seven sections: (1) Organizations and Websites; (2) Data, Definitions, and Research; (3) Programs, Campaigns, and Toolkits; (4) Policies, Laws, and Legislation; (5) Publications and Resources; (6) At-Risk Populations; and (7) Bullying and Co-Occurring Issues. Each item in this resource guide includes a short description and a link to the resource itself.
Centers For Disease Control (CDC)
- Factsheet for Understanding Bullying
- Youth Research and Bullying- What the research says
- Uniform Defintions 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
- 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.
Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub – Resources for Parents, Teens and Educators.
National School Climate Center– 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 Supporting Materials – Curriculum
- 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.
Teaching Tolerance Thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.
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)
- Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment on Our Nation’s School Buses
- Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment in Our Nation’s Classrooms
- Get Smart, Get Help, Get Safe- Preventing, Assessing, and Intervening in Teenage Dating Abuse – A Training for Specialized Instructional Support Personnel
Electronic Aggression Brief Center for Disease Control
Bullying Fact Sheet Center for Disease Control
- Facebook for Educators (PDF)
- Facebook for School Counselors (PDF)
- Facebook/Social Networking Guidance for Teachers (PDF)
Training – Webinars / Videos / Pecha Kuchas / Reports