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arrow Bullying Among Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs Tip Sheet Tips & Facts Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2012

Children with disabilities—such as physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional, and sensory disabilities—are at an increased risk of being bullied. Any number of factors— physical vulnerability, social skill challenges, or intolerant environments—may increase the risk. Research suggests that some children with disabilities may bully others as well.


Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs, Prevention, Respond to Bullying

For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/groups/special-needs/BullyingTipSheet.pdf
arrow Bullying and Civil Rights: An Overview of School Districts' Federal Obligation to Respond to Harassment Webinar Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention 2011

On June 3, 2011 the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Center (OJJDP NTTAC) hosted the webinar Bullying and Civil Rights: An Overview of School Districts' Federal Obligation to Respond to Harassment.

Participants of the webinar gained or enhanced their knowledge of:

* When bullying triggers obligations under federal anti-discrimination laws
o What conduct constitutes harassment (including the type of conduct and protected classes)
o Examples of harassment

* The obligation of school districts to respond to allegations of harassment in a prompt, thorough, and effective manner
o Examples of appropriate and inappropriate responses

* What to do if the harassment continues
o Resources available through the Departments of Education and Justice


Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs, LGBT, Policies & Laws, Respond to Bullying, Schools

For more info please visit https://www.nttac.org/index.cfm?event=webinarBullyingJUNE2011
arrow Bullying and Students with Disabilities. A Briefing Paper from the National Council on Disability. Research Young, J., Ne’eman, A. & Gelser, S. 2011

Like bullying in general, bullying of students with disabilities represents both a civil rights and public health challenge. This paper reviews the literature on bullying and students with disabilities and examines the legal and policy tools available to address bullying against students with disabilities.


Topics: Disabilities & Special Needs, Policies & Laws

For more info please visit http://www.ncd.gov/publications/2011/March92011
arrow Bullying and Suicide Prevention Webinar Webinar Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention and SPRC 2012

Many schools and communities are struggling to find effective ways to prevent both bullying and suicidal behavior among youth. This webinar will provide the latest research and science on the relationship between bullying and suicide and will outline some of the shared risk and protective factors. The webinar will also discuss the main principles of a comprehensive whole school approach to bullying prevention. This presentation will be interactive, with opportunities to ask questions.
Objectives: Participants will:1.Recognize the complex relationship between bullying and suicide.2.Understand key research findings related to effective bullying prevention approaches.3.Identify ways to integrate both bullying prevention and suicide prevention into school violence prevention initiatives.


Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools

For more info please visit http://sprc.org/training-institute/r2p-webinars/bullying-and-suicide-prevention
arrow Bullying and Youth Suicide: Breaking the Connection Tips & Facts Richard Lieberman & Kathy Cowan; Natioanl Association of Secondary School Principals and National Association of School Psychologists 2011

Examines the link between bullying and suicide and practical prevention and intervention strategies for secondary school administrators and school staff.


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

For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/assets/documents/Resources%20and%20Publications/Handouts/General%20Resources/Bullying_Suicide_Oct2011.pdf
arrow Bullying in Out-of-School Time Programs: Tips for Youth-Serving Professionals and Volunteers Tip Sheet Tips & Facts Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2011

Out-of-school time programs fill the gap for working parents and communities concerned about how and where youth spend their free time. Professionals and volunteers in this field cover a diverse range of activities and organizations.


Topics: Youth Development, Prevention, Respond to Bullying

For more info please visit http://www.stopbullying.gov/resources-files/bullying-out-of-school-tipsheet.pdf
arrow Bullying in Schools: An Overview Research U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) 2011

This bulletin examines the connection between different types and frequencies of bullying, truancy, and student achievement, and whether students’ engagement in school mediates these factors. The authors conclude that victimization in the form of bullying can distance students from learning. Schools can overcome this negative effect if they adopt strategies that engage students in their work, creating positive learning environments that produce academic achievement.


Topics: Schools, Prevention

For more info please visit http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/234205.pdf
arrow Bullying Intervention: What Works Webinar Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention 2011

hool personnel and other professionals who work with children and youth often experience challenges in identifying bullying and effectively intervening when it occurs. In Bullying Intervention: What Works, three bullying prevention and intervention experts helped participants understand what bullying is (and isn't) and discussed challenges in defining and identifying bullying behaviors. They highlighted key findings from research regarding the prevalence of bullying and the many roles that children and youth can play in instances of bullying. Participants learned which actions children and youth feel are helpful in addressing bullying, and they learned best practice strategies to communicate and intervene with youth who bully, youth who are bullied, and those who witness bullying.


Topics: Respond to Bullying

For more info please visit https://www.nttac.org/index.cfm?event=webinarBullyIntervention2011
arrow Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Information for Educators Tips & Facts Philip J. Lazarus, PhD, & William Pfohl, PsyD; National Association of School Psychologists 2010

Offers a brief summary of bullying and practical intervention and prevention strategies for educators, including a list or online resources and evidence-based prevention programs.


Topics: Prevention, Respond to Bullying, Schools

For more info please visit http://www.nasponline.org/publications/periodicals/communique/issues/volume-38-issue-4/bullying-prevention-and-intervention-realistic-strategies-for-schools
arrow Bullying Prevention and Summer Camp Programs Tips & Facts American Camp Association Unknown

Bullying prevention is one of five hot topics on the minds of summer camp staff. To help address this issue, the American Camp Association, in collaboration with Dr. Joel Haber, is pleased to present several tools to aid in bullying prevention.


Topics: Prevention

For more info please visit http://www.acacamps.org/bullying