Bullying Prevention

Bullying involvement - either as one who bullies, the one who is bullied, or a bystander results in multiple negative outcomes including increased levels of aggression, depression, anxiety and decreased self-esteem and future optimism.

Evans et al., 2019

Videos About Bullying Prevention

Outlines how bullying has an impact on both individuals and the school climate.  Closed Captioned, 1 minute.
Bullying research findings and implications are described along with recommendations for schools.  Closed Captioned, 12:48 minutes.
Describes how a bullying education program provided for schools by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin can address bullying.  Closed Captioned, 3:12 minutes.

49 states have anti-bullying legislation but there is no federal anti-bullying law and bullying is not illegal.  (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2019)

64%of bullying is not reported.  (E3 Scholarship Fund, 2019)

49%of children in grades 4-12 reported being bullied at school during the last month. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2019)

More Information About Bullying Prevention

An Educator’s Guide to Combat Bullying & Bully Prevention
Over 151 practices and understandings that principals and educators can use written by educators at teacher.org
https://www.teacher.org/resource/bullying/

Bullying Prevention
National Association of School Psychologists guidelines and tips for families and educators.
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/school-violence-resources/bullying-prevention

Bullying Prevention
American Federation of Teachers provides tips for schools implementing bullying prevention initiatives.
https://www.aft.org/bully

Bullying Prevention Resources
Committee for Children provides videos, articles and policies for parents, educators and students.
https://www.cfchildren.org/resources/bullying-prevention-resources/

Bullying Prevention Resources
National Association of Elementary School Principals lists resources for schools.
https://www.naesp.org/bullying-prevention-resources

Not in Our School
Interactive multi-media resources to help make schools safe and inclusive for all.
https://www.niot.org/nios

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER’s) National Bullying Prevention Center
Resources for students, parents and educators including free lesson plans targeting bullying prevention.
https://www.pacer.org/bullying/

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School
Edutopia lists resources, curricula and planning guides for parents and educators.
https://www.edutopia.org/article/bullying-prevention-resources

StopBullying.gov
Information from US government agencies explaining bullying and how it can be responded to and prevented.
https://www.stopbullying.gov/