- Center for Safe and Responsible
Internet Use (CSRIU): Embrace Civility in the Digital Age. Articles, issue briefs, and reports about cyberbullying and digital safety for educators, families, and students.
for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): ABCs of Bullying. Addressing,
Blocking, and Curbing School Aggression. Online course that examines
the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs,
screening, treatment options, and the legal and ethical issues surrounding
bullying. The course is designed for educators, health professionals,
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Electronic Aggression, New
Technology and Youth Violence. Journal articles, issue briefs,
and a tip sheet about adolescents and cyberbullying.
Also see CDC's Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A
Compendium of Assessment Tools. (2011).
- Education Development Center:
Eyes on Bullying. Tools to help child care providers, educators,
and families prevent, identify, and address bullying.
- Gay, Lesbian and Straight
Education Network (GLSEN). Resources to support school gay-straight
alliances, teacher-training tools, contact information for local GLSEN
chapters, and other materials for families and educators to provide a
more in-depth understanding of how to address anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual,
and transgender bias in their schools and to make schools safer for all
students. GLSEN is a national education organization focused on ensuring
safe schools for all students. Initiatives include
No Name-Calling Week.
Planning materials, lesson plans, and other resources for this
annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name calling
of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration
to launch an ongoing dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying
in their communities.
- Olweus Bullying
Prevention Program. Program information, tools, and educational
materials for this comprehensive, schoolwide program designed for use
in elementary, middle, or junior high schools to reduce and prevent bullying
problems and improve peer relations. The website is presented by the Hazelden Foundation. Training and research to support the program is conducted by Clemson University.
- PACER Center: National
Bullying Prevention Center. Classroom activity ideas
and tools, video clips, fact sheets, and a blog for educators and families
about bullying, with a special focus on children with disabilities. Features
separate websites for school-age children and adolescents. Some fact
sheets are available in Spanish and Somali.
- Safe Schools Coalition
(SSC). Curricula, lesson plans, guidelines, Spanish-language
resources, and other materials for education and health professionals,
parents, and students to reduce bias-based bullying and violence in schools
and to help schools better meet the needs of sexual minority adolescents
and of children and adolescents with sexual minority parents or guardians.
- StopBullying.gov. Research and program
information, video clips, and facts about bullying awareness,
prevention, and intervention. Includes resources for children, adolescents,
parents, educators, and community advocates. Cyberbullying; anti-lesbian,
gay, bisexual, and transgender bullying; and state
laws about bullying are among the topics addressed.
- Teaching Tolerance. Articles, classroom strategies and activities, teaching kits, and other educational resources to help create a school environment that is respectful and culturally sensitive. Teaching Tolerance is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
- Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS): Bully Prevention. Bullying prevention manuals for elementary and middle schools and a white paper
about using schoolwide PBIS to prevent bullying behavior. The center was established
by the Department of Education (ED).
Related MCH Library Resources
Bullying: Resource Brief. (July 2011). (Updated: January 2013).
Author: Susan Brune Lorenzo,
M.L.S., MCH Library.
Reviewers: Lauren Agoratus, M.A., Family Voices and Family-to-Family Health Information Resource Center at the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of N.J.; Olivia Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., MCH Library; Judi Siegel, L.I.C.S.W., Children's Hospital Boston; Sandy Swan, M.L.S., M.P.H., C.H.I.S., Phil Johnson Historic Archives and Research Library.
Editor: Ruth Barzel, M.A., MCH Library.