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Resources Tagged With: bullying

Guidebook: Bullying Prevention [downloadable]

YouthTruth has analyzed feedback gathered over three academic years from more than 160,000 students across 27 states about their experiences with bullying. Read more ›

Reconnect to Disconnect from Cyberbullying

One in five California 7th, 9th, and 11th graders were cyberbullied in the previous year, from 2015-2017. Students with low levels of school connectedness were more likely to be victimized online than their more connected peers. Read more ›

Students with Disabilities are Almost Twice as Likely to Be Victims of Cyberbullying

Researchers found that almost one third of students with disabilities (30%) have experienced cyberbullying within the past year, as a victim, perpetrator, or both, compared to 20% of students without disabilities. Read more ›

Teen Suicide Is on the Rise. Thoughtful Treatment is Necessary.

Stephanie Doupnik, a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia writes about her interactions 27 teens who came to the emergency room seeking care for suicidal thoughts or a suicide attempt. Read more ›

What Are the Best Ways to Prevent Bullying in Schools?

Bullying occurs everywhere, even in the highest-performing schools, and it is hurtful to everyone involved, from the targets of bullying to the witnesses—and even to bullies themselves.  What are the best practices for preventing bullying in schools? That’s a question explores with her colleague Marc Brackett from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in a recent paper that reviewed dozens of studies of real-world bullying prevention efforts. Read more ›

Preventing Bullying [downloadable]

Bullying is a form of youth violence. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines bullying as any unwanted aggressive behavior(s) by another youth or group of youths, who are not siblings or current dating partners, that involves an observed or perceived power imbalance and is repeated multiple times or is highly likely to be repeated. Bullying may inflict harm or distress on the targeted youth including physical, psychological, social, or educational harm. Read more ›

Stop Bullying: Speak Up [downloadable] [video]

stopbullyingspeakuplogo584Launched in 209 by Cartoon Network, the Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign,  encourages the bystander to ‘speak up’ when they see bullying by getting an adult. Read more ›

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Report: More Students Are Being Bullied Online

bully 580Online bullying is on the rise among middle and high school students, even as overall rates of bullying in schools have remained steady, according to a federal report released on July 16. Read more ›

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Transgender Students Are Still at Risk, But Schools Can Help

interview lgbtq 543In 2015, Vanessa Ford’s 4-year-old came out as transgender. Ford says she was lucky to have a strong support network and an understanding school, but she was still a little overwhelmed. Even though she had spent 14 years as an educator at D.C. Public Schools, she realized there was a lot she still didn’t know, such as how to make a support plan for her daughter Ellie. Read more ›

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