Bullying Prevention in Positive Behavior Support
Presentation by Dr. Rob Horner
PDE Conference, January 2011
Video, presentation slides, and handouts
Bullying Prevention in Positive Behavior Support for Middle Schools
, by Scott Ross, Rob Horner and Bruce Stiller; Giving students the tools to reduce bullying behavior through the blending of school-wide positive behavior support, explicit instruction, and a redefinition of the bullying construct.
Bullying Prevention in Positive Behavior Support (for use in elementary schools)
Bullying Prevention, PA CASSP Newsletter, September 2009; published by the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Improving Student Achievement and Addressing At-Risk Factors Associated with Bullying and Juvenile Delinquency through Implementation of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) in Pennsylvania Schools: A Briefing for Policy Makers, 2011. Developed by Dr. Tim Knoster and Dr. Barry McCurdy through their work on the Political Support Workgroup of the Pennsylvania State LeadershipTeam for School Based Behavioral Health.
White House Conference on Bullying Prevention:
Brief presented by George Sugai, co-director of the Center of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, University of Connecticut
Comments by President Barack Obama and others at the conference (George Sugai comments begin at 29:35)
Helpful Websites and Resources
American Psychological Association, Federal Bullying Prevention Summit Recommendations
NEW! Webinar, Bullying and Suicide Prevention, February 2012
Many schools and communities are struggling to find effective ways to prevent both bullying and suicidal behavior among youth. This webinar provides 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 also discusses the main principles of a comprehensive whole school approach to bullying prevention. From the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
Children's Safety Network National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center works with states and territories to strengthen their capacity to create healthy, safe, and injury-free communities for children and families.
NEW! Civil Rights in the Classroom, webinar presented by the Center for Safe Schools, February 13, 2012. The civil rights of public school students must be safeguarded to ensure equal access and opportunity for all students. What are these civil rights laws? Who is responsible for complying with these laws? Where do teachers fit in? This webinar for school administrators and teachers will provide an overview of civil rights laws and issues as they pertain to the classroom, discuss their impact on student achievement and school reform, and provide participants with practical tips to apply in the classroom.
Findings from the National Education Association’s Nationwide Study of Bullying: Teachers’ and Education Support Professionals’ Perspectives, 2011
International Bullying Prevention Association
It Gets Better Project: created to show young LGBT people, who are frequently the victims of bullying, that it they are not alone — and it WILL get better.
"The Relationship Between Bullying and Depression: It's Complicated": article describes results of recent research showing that depression may precede bullying rather than the other way around. Original article abstract.
Stand Up to Cyberbullying: brief video from OnGuardOnline with the message that "you can help stop cyberbullies by standing up for yourself or someone else."
StopBullying.gov: provides information from various government agencies on how youth, parents, educators and community members can prevent or stop bullying; includes presentations from White House Conference on Bullying Prevention, March 10, 2011
Stop Bullying Now: information for kids and parents
"Suicide and Bullying," Issue Brief from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), March 2011: examines the relationship between suicide and bullying among children and adolescents, with special attention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. It also explores strategies for preventing these problems.
Teaching Tolerance, "Bully, Bullied, Bystander...and Beyond"
University of Pittsburgh, School-Based Behavioral Health: Bullying Resources