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|Make Time to Listen...Take Time to Talk||Campaign||Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration|
This document and other companion materials about bullying are part of 15+ Make Time to Listen...Take Time to Talk, an initiative developed to promote healthy child development and to prevent youth and school-based violence.
For more info please visit http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA08-4321/SMA08-4321.pdf
|Youth Violence||Tips & Facts||U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)|
This site provides information on youth violence, including prevention, gang topics, and violence in schools
For more info please visit http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/programs/youthviolenceprevention.htm
|Welcoming Schools||Toolkit & Training||Welcoming Schools|
Welcoming Schools is an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping and bullying and name-calling in K-5 learning environments. Welcoming Schools provides administrators, educators and parents/guardians with the resources necessary to create learning environments in which all learners are welcomed and respected.
Topics: Prevention, Schools, LGBT
For more info please visit http://www.welcomingschools.org/
|Cyberbullying Research Center||Research||Dr. Sameer Hinduja and Dr. Justin Patchin|
The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. This web site serves as a clearinghouse of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology. It is intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth. Here you will find facts, figures, and detailed stories from those who have been directly impacted by online aggression. In addition, the site includes numerous resources to help you prevent and respond to cyberbullying incidents. The Cyberbullying Research Center is directed by Dr. Sameer Hinduja (Florida Atlantic University) and Dr. Justin Patchin (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire). They have been studying cyberbullying since 2002 and first launched this web site in 2005. They founded the Center as a means to further their mission of bringing sound research about cyberbullying to those who can benefit most from it.
Topics: Policies & Laws, Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools, Cyberbullying
For more info please visit http://www.cyberbullying.us
|Samantha's Choice: McGruff the Crime Dog||Toolkit & Training||National Crime Prevention Council|
Samantha's Choice is a 5 minute video featuring the iconic McGruff the Crime Dog and his nephreq Scruff helping Samantha handle bullying. The site features a lesson plan to help teachers discuss the themes of the video with their classes.
Topics: Prevention, Kids, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.ncpc.org/resources/samanthas-choice
|Webinar: An Orientation to the Revitalized StopBullying.gov Website||Webinar||U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services|
This webinar, "An Orientation to the Revitalized StopBullying.gov Website," brings together members of the StopBullying.gov Editorial Board to provide a walk-through of the new StopBullying.gov website. Presenters discuss new changes to the site and how to use the content and resources provided on StopBullying.gov.
Topics: LGBT, Policies & Laws, Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Cyberbullying
For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/webinar.html
|Eyes on Bullying||Tips & Facts||Kim Storey, Ed.D. and Ron Slaby, Ph.D.|
This is a bullying prevention website that provides adults who care for youth with engaging, user-friendly, and research-based tools to learn about and deal effectively with the problem of bullying.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying
For more info please visit http://www.eyesonbullying.org
|It's My Life: Bullies||Tips & Facts||PBS Kids|
"It's My Life," the PBS Kids website for tweens, offers children ages 8 to 12 a variety of information and interactivity about bullies, including polls, printables, and a "Beat the Bully" game. Covers topics such as "Who's A Target," "Are You A Bully?," "Innocent Bystanders," and "Online Bullying."
Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids
For more info please visit http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/friends/bullies/index.html
|Eyes on Bullying Toolkit||Toolkit & Training||Kim Storey, Ed.D. and Ron Slaby, Ph.D.|
This toolkit is a 43-page, downloadable booklet containing key information, useful resources, and six skills-building activities for adults to use interactively with children of any age.
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools
For more info please visit http://www.eyesonbullying.org/pdfs/toolkit.pdf
|Oregon YouthLine||Tips & Facts||Lines for Life|
Lines for Life’s YouthLine is a free and confidential peer-to-peer crisis and referral line for youth and their families dealing with a variety of issues such as bullying, anxiety, self harm, suicide, relationship issues and substance use. It is staffed from 4:00-9:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday through Thursday by youth volunteers between the ages of 15-18, who are supervised at all times by an adult. Teens can reach out to the YouthLine by texting teen2teen to 839863, calling our 24/7 phone line at 877-968-8491 or visiting our website to access instant messaging or send in a question over email. Our committed volunteers come from a number of different high schools across the greater Portland, OR area, and go through 30 hours of crisis line training. They develop peer helping skills, learn about substance abuse and available treatment and develop a better understanding of a broad range of youth specific issues. YouthLine is a wonderful resource for adolescents who are in need of help, as well as those that just need a peer to listen to them. No problem is too big or too small to reach out to the YouthLine for support!
Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships, Gender, Teen Dating Violence
For more info please visit http://oregonyouthline.org/