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|Intervention Tips for Law Enforcement Officers Tip Sheet||Tips & Facts||Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)||2011|
Even though your state may not have an anti-bullying law, there are usually many laws that are applicable to dealing with bullying behaviors, including theft, assault, battery, and extortion.
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Policies & Laws
For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/resources-files/intervention-tips-for-law-enforcement-tipsheet.pdf
|Myths About Bullying Tip Sheet||Tips & Facts||Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)||2011|
Find out ten myths about bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying
For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/resources-files/myths-about-bullying-tipsheet.pdf
|Working with Young People Who Bully Others: Tips for Mental Health Professionals||Tips & Facts||Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)||2011|
Mental health professionals have important roles in helping to change the behavior of youth who bully others. To be effective, mental health professionals need a clear understanding of the roots of bullying behavior and a focus on those strategies that are likely to work. It is also important to understand what approaches may inadvertently make the bullying behavior worse.
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Healthy Relationships, Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/resources-files/young-people-who-bully-others-tipsheet.pdf
|Bullying Prevention Youth Leaders’ Toolkit||Tips & Facts||Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)||2011|
This Youth Leaders’ Toolkit is designed for the Leadership Team. It will help you develop a project or campaign working with younger children -the Project Team - to raise awareness about bullying and to involve them as leaders in their school or organization. The main purpose of the Toolkit is to guide the discussions that will help you lead the Project Team as they develop their own project to address bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/resources-files/youth-leader-toolkit.pdf
|Resources: Bullying||Campaign||Human Rights Campaign|
HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues
For more info please visit http://www.hrc.org/resources/category/bullying
|Preventing Youth Violence||Toolkit & Training||Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs|
This site provides guidance for communities who are interested in preventing and addressing youth violence. Assistance in developing a logic model, creating a community assessment, and selecting an evidence-based practice, as well as examples of community action plans, are included here.
For more info please visit http://www.findyouthinfo.gov/topic_preventingViolence.shtml
|FindYouthInfo.gov Evidence Based Directory||Evidence-based Programs||Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs|
The FindYouthInfo Program Directory features evidence-based programs whose purpose is to prevent and/or reduce delinquency or other problem behaviors in young people.
For more info please visit http://www.findyouthinfo.gov/ProgramSearch.aspx
|Positive Youth Development||Tips & Facts||Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs|
This site provides information on positive youth development programs and youth engagement strategies.
Topics: Youth Development
For more info please visit http://www.findyouthinfo.gov/topic_pyd.shtml
|It Gets Better Project||Campaign||It Gets Better||2012|
The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better.
Topics: LGBT, Prevention, Kids, Schools, Cyberbullying, Gender
For more info please visit http://www.itgetsbetter.org
|A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Bullying Prevention Programs' Effects on Bystander Intervention Behavior||Research||Joshua R. Polanin, Dorothy L. Espelage, & Therese D. Pigott||2012|
This meta-analysis synthesized bullying prevention programs' effectiveness at increasing bystander intervention in bullying situations. Evidence from 12 school-based programs, involving 12,874 students, indicated that overall the programs were successful (Hedges's g = .20, 95% confidence interval [CI] = .11 to .29, p = .001), with larger effects for high school (HS) samples compared to kindergarten through eighth-grade (K-8) student samples (HS effect size [ES] = 0.43, K-8 ES = 0.14; p < .05). A secondary synthesis from eight of the studies that reported empathy for the victim revealed treatment effectiveness that was positive but not significantly different from zero (g = .05, 95% CI= -.07 to .17, p = .45). Nevertheless, this meta-analysis indicated that programs increased bystander intervention both on a practical and statistically significant level. These results suggest that researchers and school administrators should consider implementing programs that focus on bystander intervention behavior supplementary to bullying prevention programs.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/publications/spr/abstract.aspx?ID=3355