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Bully prevention resources
The bullying issue
What works to stop bullying and what doesn't work
According to a recent study published in the Journal of Criminology, anti-bullying programs are having negative effects and actually making the bullying situation worse instead of better. Researchers found that in order for a bully prevention program to truly work it must change the school's climate. This means changing values and expectations of youth, teachers and school administration.
Are anti-bullying efforts making it worse?
Articles based on the latest research
Why teaching kindness in schools is essential to reduce bullying
Why learning social and emotional skills is important
The science of happiness
Key Club International's response to bullying
Key Club International is teaming up with Project happiness. Project Happiness specializes in emotional resilience-building programs. Project Happiness' purpose is to provide proven techniques to cultivate one's own authentic happiness. Drawing from the three pillars of Neuroscience, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness.
Key Club teams up with Project Happiness
What Kiwanis Family clubs can do
Kiwanis family clubs can support Kiwanis youth service clubs in establishing programs that change the school environment in positive ways. New research shows that programs that teach emotional regulation, empathy and kindness have a true impact.
Share this PowerPoint presentation with your Kiwanis club to get them thinking about ways to support Kiwanis youth clubs in this effort. Print and distribute these PowerPoint printable notes to lead others and hold a discussion about next steps.
Bully prevention videos on YouTube
Cypress Ranch High School created this fun anti-bullying video to the tune of a popular song. The video is a fun way to let everyone know that bullying isn't welcome at this school.
Cypress Ranch High School Anti-bullying video
The Step up bully prevention videos show elementary students how to ask for help when someone has been bullied.
Step up bully prevention videos
Service projects to improve the school environment
Project Happiness - This curriculum is based on Neuroscience, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness
Key Club / Project Happiness resources
Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying Event Planning Toolkit (PACER)
Stop Bullying: Speak Up
International Bullying Prevention Association
PACER Center's Kids Against Bullying
Fall 2009 K-Kids Zone magazine
What is cyberbullying?
Social, Emotional Learning and Bullying
Preventing Classroom Bullying: What teachers can do
National School Climate Center
NBC News Education Nation has produced an online Social and Emotional Learning toolkit for parents that offers a wide variety of resources and information.
What to do about bullying
Eyes on Bullying - What you can do toolkit
A call to stop bullying
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents and Communities to Combat the Bullying Crisis
Empowering Bystanders in Bullying Prevention
10 Mindful Minutes
The Project Happiness Handbook
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
Do you know of a bully prevention resource?
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