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

Bullying Prevention
National Association of School Psychologists guidelines and tips for families and educators.

Bullying Prevention
American Federation of Teachers provides tips for schools implementing bullying prevention initiatives.

Bullying Prevention Resources
Committee for Children provides videos, articles and policies for parents, educators and students.

Bullying Prevention Resources
National Association of Elementary School Principals lists resources for schools.

Not in Our School
Interactive multi-media resources to help make schools safe and inclusive for all.

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.

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School
Edutopia lists resources, curricula and planning guides for parents and educators.

Information from US government agencies explaining bullying and how it can be responded to and prevented.