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arrow Believe in Yourself Tips & Facts Sydney Call, First Grader 2013

My first grade daughter, Sydney Call wrote the lyrics and melody to this song about believing in yourself despite bullying after she experience bullying at school. We liked the song so much, we formed a family band and performed it at the local elementary school talent show. It has as great message for kids who feel alone and bullied.

Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids

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arrow BFF (Be a Friend First) Tips & Facts Girl Scouts of the USA 2012

BFF (Be a Friend First) a title selected by middle school girls, was created to help them develop healthy relationship skills, understand relational aggression, and learn about conflict resolution and bullying prevention. Based on Girl Scouts of the USA’s aMAZE! Journey leadership curriculum, the activities and content in BFF are correlated to national and state standards, particularly character education, service learning, and written communication skills. Girls begin BFF by understanding how to develop healthy friendships. They then learn to deal with relational aggression and bullying in their own relationships. Finally, they lead with friendship in their schools and communities by taking action to prevent bully behavior.
BFF is tailored to girls’ specific interests and needs. It is based on extensive research on girls’ relationships and bullying behavior, conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute, as well as focus groups with middle school girls from across the country. BFF was developed to address girl-bullying specifically, and during the years when it is most prevalent. Facilitated by trained community volunteers in middle schools, faith or community-based settings, BFF is designed to create opportunities for girls to share their experiences, gain skills for developing meaningful friendships through games and role plays, and practice resolving conflict in healthy ways. Importantly, girls will work on a project of their own design to address bullying in their schools or larger communities. This is a key part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—taking action to make the world a better place—an empowering experience for girls on this or any issue!
BFF Sample Eight Session Overview
• First Impressions in the Maze
• Navigating Friendships
• Cliques and Conflicts
• Caution: Bullies Straight Ahead
• Let Peace Begin with You
• Improving Relationship and the World
• Toward Peace: Take Action!
• Pass it Forward
BFF is free of charge and schools and community groups need only contact their local Girl Scout Council ( to initiate program and partnership. Print resources in English or Spanish are available to volunteers interested in facilitating the program and can be obtained from the local Council or online via the BFF facilitator community: Additional online games, quizzes, activities and videos for girls are available at: For more information and video stories, go to:

Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Cyberbullying, Youth Development, Healthy Relationships

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arrow Blueprints for Violence Prevention Evidence-based Programs Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado Unknown

The Blueprints mission is to identify truly outstanding violence and drug prevention programs that meet a high scientific standard of effectiveness. In doing so, Blueprints serves as a resource for governments, foundations, businesses, and other organizations trying to make informed judgments about their investments in violence and drug prevention programs.

Topics: Prevention

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arrow Boston vs Bullies Campaign Rusty Sullivan and Kim Storey 2012

This anti-bullying initiative by The Sports Museum and the Boston sports community features athletes from all of Boston's professional sports teams sharing their stories and providing kids with ways to stand strong against bullying. On the website you’ll find tools, tips, and guidance to help kids prevent and stop bullying. The website includes four public service announcements and nine player-specific videos.

Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Kids

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arrow Brain Works & Coping Skills for Kids Toolkit & Training Brain Works Project Unknown

This resource is based on research on pre-teens' coping challenges during the critical transition period from elementary to middle school. A national group of educators, emotional health and teacher education experts helped to create an open-access, "virtual classroom" where 9-12 yr. olds learn about brain and behavior changes during early adolescence.

Topics: Kids, Prevention

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arrow Bulletins for Teens: Bullying and Harassment Tips & Facts The National Center for Victims of Crime Unknown

Page gives definition of bullying, what might a victim of bullying do, and how to get help or help someone else.

Topics: Respond to Bullying, Kids, Schools, Youth Development

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arrow Bullies and Victims: A Primer for Parents Tips & Facts Kathy Robison, EdS; National Association of School Psychologists 2010

Offers a broad summary of bullying for parents, including an overview of bullying, characteristics of students that may pose as risk factors, and strategies for parents with children involved in bullying.

Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools

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arrow Bully Free: It starts with me Campaign National Education Association Unknown

This website provides information about the National Education Association's campaign against bullying.

Topics: Prevention, Schools

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arrow Bullying Tips & Facts AbilityPath Unknown interviewed experts, educators and parents regarding a silent epidemic facing children with special needs - bullying. The result was the report and guide, Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Bullying and Special Needs.


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arrow Bullying Among Children and Youth on Perceptions and Differences in Sexual Orientation Tip Sheet Tips & Facts Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2012

Children and youth who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), or are perceived to be so, can face unrelenting teasing and bullying by their peers. Because this aggression can be sexual in nature, the effects closely resemble those of sexual harassment and in some cases may constitute sexual harassment.

Topics: LGBT, Respond to Bullying

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