Bullying

Bullying

Bullying is not a new problem. In fact, most of us can remember a time when we were either bullied, witnessed bullying or participated in bullying another. However, the school shootings in the late 90’s drew greater attention to this issue. Schools, parents, law enforcement and the mental health profession realized the impact bullying has on not only the student who is bullied or the student who bullies, but on the entire school population. There is good news. Bullying can be addressed and prevented. Find out more.

Below are websites with information for teachers, parents:

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Below are excellent resources (PDF documents) related to bullying prevention, school climate and cyber bullying.

CDC - Violence Prevention

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers focuses on the phenomena of electronic aggression.

The information below is available for free on the internet.

ADAPP - Connect with Kids

ADAPP, in partnership with Connect with Kids, has developed video and print resources to help facilitate youth meetings, classroom programming, mentor sessions and family discussions at home.