Intervention for Bullying Behavior
Bullying has immense negative psychological and physical effects. To effectively intervene with students engaging in bullying, there should be strategies in place that address bullying behaviors without the intention of punishment.
Office of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service “Dear Colleague Letters”
Recently the Office of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service have issued several “Dear Colleague Letters” regarding bullying, as well as some resource materials. Click here to a page with links to each of these documents.
School Climate Webinar Series: Effective Strategies for Assessing Bullying, Violence, and Substance Abuse
In this webinar participants were able to learn strategies to design and conduct surveys to measure bullying, violence, and substance abuse. Links to appropriate resources and examples of such assessments are provided.
AERA Research Report and Recommendations
Research Report from the American Educational Research Association
Bullying and Students with Disabilities: A Resource Guide
Recently, a horrific bullying situation occurred in Chicago, where a young man with a disability was kidnapped and abused. The young people who perpetrated the attack were arrested and charged with a hate crime. Although an extreme case, this event highlights how vulnerable students with disabilities can be to being bullied. This resource guide includes information on bullying, as well as information for school leaders on how to select an evidence-based bullying program.A Resource Guide