Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Prevention Resources: Bullying

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying

“The End of Bullying Begins With Me” Petition
Unity Day and “Make it Orange and Make it End”
New Student Event Toolkit
Classroom Toolkits
Sign up your school or district to become a Champion Against Bullying

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

In The News: Bullying and Its Prevention

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying, Programs

With the recent start of the new school year, as well as it being National Bullying Prevention Month, major media outlets have been covering numerous aspects of bullying, from recent student suicides to prevention tips for teachers.

Two Huffington Post sections, IMPACT and PARENTS, both featured blogs about bullying. The IMPACT blog titled “Bullying: Are We Back to ‘Kids Will Be Kids’?” discusses the need to dispel the misconception that bullying is considered a rite of passage and is a part of growing up. The PARENTS blog creates a Dos and Don’ts list for educators, counselors, youth workers and parents to use to stopping bullying.

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Product Highlight: Student Bullying & Violence Prevention Program (SBVPP)

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying, Programs

PublicSchoolWORKS’ award-winning SBVPP is the only complete program designed to help school districts focus on a culture of positive behavior and support students experiencing bullying, violence and other school safety issues. The SBVPP features student and staff training, reporting tools, recurring safety tasks and 24/7 access to expert support to fully back schools in situations involving bullying or violence.

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Bullying Prevention: A National Initiative for October

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and as part of this, it is imperative that educators know the accurate definition of bullying.

StopBullying.gov defines bullying as repeated, unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. This imbalance of power can be physical, social or emotional. Bullying has many forms, but the overall intent is to deliberately hurt or harm the individual being bullied.

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