Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Grown-Ups That Care About Bully Prevention
PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center: Founded in 2006, actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) bully prevention department works to prevent bullying before it starts. We support evidence-based actions in communities to more effectively prevent bullying and youth violence. Research on preventing bullying is still developing, but promising evidence is available for school-wide programs. CDC is a federal leader in conducting surveillance and research activities to better understand and prevent bullying. Learn more about CDC’s activities to prevent bullying. Learn more about bullying statistics.
StopBullying.gov offers a well curated list of resources from the government on bullying and cyberbullying. It not only defines bullying but has resources on how to prevent bullying, how to respond to it and how to an upstander, versus a bystander. Be sure to see their resources on how to respond to bullying.
STOMP Out Bullying™ is dedicated to changing the culture for all students. It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deters violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. In this diverse world, STOMP Out Bullying promotes civility, inclusion and equality. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of bullying, as well as educating kids and teens in school and online. It provides help for those in need and at risk of suicide, and raises awareness through peer mentoring programs in schools, public service announcements by noted celebrities, and social media campaigns.
SafeKids.com is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. It’s founder and editor, Larry Magid, is the author of the original National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s 1994 brochure, “Child Safety on the Information Highway.” He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org and a technology journalist.
Tracy Ludwig: Tracy has written several excellent childrens’ books including My Secret Bully. Trouble Talk. Too Perfect and Confessions of a Former Bully. Great resources for kids and families.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: One of the oldest and most respected set of resources for schools to help prevent bullying and violence against youth.
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