- 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 Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Electronic Aggression, 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).
- Children's Safety Network (CSN): Bullying Prevention. Publications, webinars, information about state legislation and programs, and other resources about preventing bullying in schools, communities, and online.
- 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. 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.
- 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.
- Southern Poverty Law Center: 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.
Research and program information, video clips, and facts about bullying
prevention, and intervention. Cyberbullying;
anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender bullying; and state
laws about bullying are among the topics addressed. Includes resources for children, adolescents,
parents, educators, and community advocates in English and Spanish.
- 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.
Related MCH Library Resources
Bullying: Resource Brief. (July 2011). (Updated: June 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.