Young people can help prevent bullying
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Bullying Prevention Programs/descriptions
The ACT Parents Raising Safe Kids program is a national research-based initiative designed to educate communities and families to create safe, healthy environments that protect children and youth from violence.
Bully-Busters offers a highly engaging, practical program aimed at preventing bullying in primary schools.
Bully Prevention Challenge Course Curriculum
The Bully Prevention Challenge Course Curriculum utilizes a challenge ropes course to address bully behaviors in seventh-grade middle school classes.
This program works by rewarding children for good behavior rather than punishing them for bad behavior. 1) 3 buddies are assigned to ride each bus. One sits in the front; one sits in the middle, and the other is charged with the back. 2) The buddies monitor the behaviors of students around them. Those who are obeying the seven student-created rules are rewarded tickets. Buddies distribute four or five tickets per ride. 3) The receiver of the ticket then turns it in for a prize. Some of the rewards include pencils, erasers, stress balls and apples. 4) The rules are: obey the bus driver; respect others; let others sit with you; keep the bus clean; keep the aisle clear of things and self; sit in your seat, and talk quietly.
This program gives students tools for solving conflicts at school and home and teaches them better and more effective coping skills.
This program is for children to use in social and personal education where feelings and attitudes count more than knowledge and the aim is to change children's behavior. FearNot! helps in education against bullying and ORIENT is aimed at developing intercultural empathy. This software is freely available.
This program provides individual, group, family and school community level actions to address and prevent bullying in its social context. The Program assists with the design, development, implementation, dissemination and evaluation of a social skill building and comprehensive anti-bullying program.
HALT! Bullying Prevention Program
This program addresses five critical children's health issues - nutrition, physical activity, self-esteem, grieving and bullying - through education, communications, volunteerism, grants and programming.
In KiVa, there is a strong emphasis on influencing the onlookers, who are neither bullies nor victims, to make them show that they are against bullying and to make them support the victim, rather than encourage the bully.
This program is a school-based lunchtime mentoring program where bullied children are paired with college student mentors who visited twice each week.
Implemented at the school, classroom, and individual levels, this program is designed to reduce bullying, prevent future bullying, and improve relationships at every level.
This is a school based physical activity program with the goals and research support that has shown an increase children's physical activity level, decrease in bullying and decrease in playground injuries.
Peaceful Schools programs, products and services are developed to promote a school community that engages students and staff in positive productive conflict resolution.
Restorative Whole-school Approach (RWsA)
The RWsA emphasizes the setting up of restorative goals, clear instructions, team building, and good relationships among students, parents, and teachers.
The TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports has been established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
Social Skills Training (SST)
Social skills training is a type of psychotherapy that works to help people improve their social skills so they can become socially competent. SST is predominantly a behavioural therapy but cognitive therapy can also be used in some situations to maximise the success of SST. This psychotherapy can be done one-on-one or in a group situation.
Solution Team is a series of structured meetings that any educator or counselor can learn to help a student that is being bullied.
This program teaches elementary students to recognize, refuse, and report bullying, be assertive, and build friendships.
This program used a strengths-based approach to improve students’ school experiences.
Student Success Skills is a K-12 evidence-based model that helps students develop key cognitive, social and self-management skills.
Teasing and Bullying Unacceptable Behavior (TAB) program
The Teasing and Bullying Unacceptable Behavior (TAB) program is taught province-wide to students in grades 3 to 6 to reduce teasing and bullying directed at children with differences—particularly children who stutter.
This program is an intervention procedure for working on bully/victim problems in schools. Instead of punishing the bully, this intervention involves mediation sessions where a teacher expresses sympathy and concern for the victim to show the bully the harm they have done.
This curriculum-based bullying prevention program reduces incidents of bullying by 20%.
IX. School Violence Prevention Strategies
An Elementary School Violence Prevention Program
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Good Behavior Game
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On-Line Screening for Autism and Mental Health Issues Provides Parents With Immediate Results
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Positive behavioral interventions programs found to improve student behavior and learning
Preliminary Results of a Comprehensive Approach to Prevent Antisocial Behaviour in Preschool and Primary School Pupils in Luxembourg
Project SKIP (Screening Kids for Intervention and Prevention)
Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Substance Abuse and Violence in Elementary Students: A Randomized Control Study of the Michigan Model for Health
Pupils 'behave better than 1970s'
Reducing adolescents' involvement with relational aggression: Evaluating the effectiveness of the Creating A Safe School (CASS) intervention
Reducing disruptive behavior in an urban school cafeteria: An extension of the Good Behavior Game
Reducing levels of elementary school violence with peer mediation
School Based Mental Health Services Reduce School Violence
School-based strategies to prevent violence, trauma, and psychopathology: The challenges of going to scale
School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
The clinical effectiveness of different parenting programmes for children with conduct problems: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
THE FINAL REPORT AND FINDINGS OF THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF SCHOOL ATTACKS IN THE UNITED STATES
The Good Behavior Game and the Future of Prevention and Treatment
The impact of positive behavior support to decrease discipline referrals with elementary students
The Preventing Relational Aggression in Schools Everyday Program: A Preliminary Evaluation of Acceptability and Impact
The Social Justice Roots of the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model and Its Application in a High School Setting
Top-Rated Prevention Program Cuts Violent Behavior by up to 50%
Violence may be a 'socially infectious disease'
Violence-Free Zone Initiative
School Violence Prevention Programs/descriptions
Creating A Safe School (CASS)
This program is a multifaceted change process that brings together a community of caring adults (administrators, teachers, staff, parents) with students to work together to change the social culture in a school or school district.
This program is a collaborative parent-professional partnership, which builds protective factors using a multi-family group process for pre-school, elementary and middle school youth, ages 3-14, to reduce risk for alcohol and other drug abuse, school failure, and juvenile delinquency.
Fight-Free Schools violence prevention process
Fight-Free Schools violence prevention process.
This is an evidence-based prevention program for schools, families, and communities.
This is a gender violence, bullying, and school violence prevention approach that encourages young men and women from all socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds to take on leadership roles in their schools and communities.
Michigan Model for Health (MMH)
A school curriculum designed to improve student health, knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors.
This is a nationally recognized, evidence-based program that improves academics, behavior, and character.
This program is an empirically validated, function-based approach to eliminate challenging behaviors and replace them with prosocial skills.
Preventing Relational Aggression in Schools Everyday (PRAISE) Program
PRAISE is a 20-session classroom-based universal prevention program, designed to be appropriate and responsive to the needs of youth within the urban school context.
Morningside Center's 4Rs Program integrates conflict resolution into the language arts curriculum for pre-K through middle school.
This is an evidence-based classroom program that has shown dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
The Second Step violence prevention program is a prevention program designed for use with children in schools. The impulse control and problem solving component of the Second Step program includes the identification of one's own feelings, understanding what the problem is, identifying solutions, friendship making, and positive communication strategies, which purports to have a positive effect on children's behavior.
This program is a multimedia, computer-based violence-prevention intervention that uses games, simulations, graphics, cartoons, and interactive interviews to engage young adolescents in learning new skills to resolve conflicts without violence.
This is an interactive program for young people that uses improvisational theater workshops to teach violence prevention, conflict resolution, and decision-making.