National Resources

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The following links were recommended by anti-bullying experts. Evidence-based research programs have been shown to effect positive changes in environments where bullying is an issue.

National Resources

The Bullying Research Network: Under the auspices of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the network provides the most up-to-date information on bullying research.

Bullying Prevention Training Online Course: Developed by Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, this online training is designed to meet California State bullying prevention training requirements for school staffs.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning: CASEL was founded in 1994 by Daniel Goleman, the author of Emotional Intelligence; educator/philanthropist Eileen Rockefeller Growald; Timothy Shriver; Linda Lantieri; Mark Greenberg; and David Sluyter. The nonprofit works to advance the science and evidence-based practice of social and emotional learning.

Empowerment Initiative: The Empowerment Initiative supports research that fosters positive, accepting communities free from bullying and other negative behaviors. Studies conducted through the Empowerment Initiative focus on identifying and addressing the complex personal, social and cultural factors underlying such behaviors, thereby advancing practical solutions to promote healthy relationships within families, schools and communities.

PeaceBuilders – Creating Safe, Positive Learning Environments: PeaceBuilders is a science-based, research-validated violence-prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre-K to 12. Its essence is a common language – six principles that set behavioral expectations, reduce aggression, and transform the climate and culture of any environment to one which is cooperative, productive, and academically successful.

PREVNet: PREVNet is a Canadian network of leading researchers and organizations working together to stop bullying. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe. Available in English and Spanish, this U.S. government site offers a wide range of information and resources related to bullying.

TeachSafeSchools: Created to help school personnel develop a supportive, safe and inviting learning environment where students can thrive and be successful, this program provides evidence-based information and techniques to assist the school community in the prevention of school violence.

Suicide Hotline

The National Hopeline Network: 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)

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