Bullying & Harassment Prevention
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Bullying and Harassment Resources for Parents at a Glance
- This guide is designed to help communities across the nation take advantage of what has been learned and accomplished over 3-1/2 years by the schools, districts and nonprofit organizations participating in The Colorado Trust’s 2005, $8.6 million Bullying Prevention Initiative (BPI).
- Uniting researchers in bullying prevention and Intervention. Provided by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
- The Colorado Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a program to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and allied students to combat bullying and harassment in their schools.
- Created by StopBullying.Gov, the toolkit includes materials to create a community event using the
research, ideas and bullying prevention and response strategies from StopBullying.Gov. Using this Toolkit will help you plan, execute and assess your community event to prevent and stop bullying.
- The National Parent Teachers Association (PTA) has supports for Bully Prevention. This website has resources for PTA leaders, Parent Tip Sheets, resolutions and position statements and resources related to bully prevention.
- Created by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
- Click the links for various online companies and social media sites to learn their general hate speech policies, cyberbullying/ harassment policies, and how to report hate speech, cyberbullying, and harassment.
- GLSEN-the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is a national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Through research-based interventions, GLSEN provides resources and support for schools to implement effective and age-appropriate anti-bullying programs to improve school climate for all students.
- The site is developed by the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services and provides resources on bullying to parents and caregivers.
- Website with supportive advice offered by the American Psychological Association (APA)
- Released August 2014
- This app for mobile devices was developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help parents address and prevent bullying. It features conversation starters, different tips for preventing bullying among children ages 3-18, warning signs of bullying, reminders to talk to children, social media links, additional resources, and a section for educators.
- Available for iPhone and Android in English and Spanish.
- Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit all students, including students with disabilities.
- PACER offers digital-based resources for parents, schools, teens and youth, including:
- PACER.org/Bullying: This is the portal page for parents and educators to access bullying resources, which include educational toolkits, awareness toolkits, contest ideas, promotional products and more.
- PACER TeensAgainstBullying: Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to own an important social cause.
- PACER KidsAgainstBullying: A creative, innovative and educational website designed for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention, engage in activities and be inspired to take action.
- One Colorado is a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans and their families.
- Facing Barriers: Experiences of LGBT People of Color in Colorado
- Published by One Colorado in October 2013.
- This report, which was developed by analyzing data from prior studies of LGBT Coloradans, shows in very clear ways the overwhelming challenges that LGBT people of color face in fulfilling life’s opportunities – with a greater chance of meeting bias and victimization at every turn.
- Safe Schools Information
- Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the original ally organization. Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.
- Support for Families, Friends and Allies
- This interactive guide on the topics of bullying prevention is part of Parent University, a series of online resources developed by The Partnership for Families & Children. Parent University provides information, tips, and tools that guide parents in effectively supporting their children. A Parent's Guide to Bullying Prevention is the first course in the series.
- Posted September 2012.
- Radio program on EDUCARadio from Denver Public Schools to provide information to Spanish speaking students and parents.
- A Federal resource for communities working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.
- Sesame Street provides resources for families with young children.
- Bully Prevention
- Bullying is a problem many children will face as they grow up. Watch the Good Birds Club with your child to begin a conversation about bullying. Additionally, watch the Happy to Be Me Anti-Bullying Discussion videos for more about recognizing and preventing bullying.
- TYES is a Colorado-based, state-wide group supporting all gender nonconforming children and their families. TYES is dedicated to helping parents support their gender nonconforming children, and to help families find the information, resources, and the understanding that they need.
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