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  • 1. Bullying in Schools
    How do we fix it?
  • 2. Short-Term Affects
  • 3. But Long-Term…
    Loss of confidence
    Missing School
    Alcohol and Drug use
  • 4. Despite great efforts, bullying still continues in our schools.
    So what’s the problem?
  • 5. The Facts
  • 6. — 87% of teens say school shootings are motivated by a desire for revenge
    — 86% say being bullied causes teens to turn to violence.
    The Danger
    According to bureau of justice statistics…
  • 7. The goal of this research is to discover what makes bullying prevention strategies and programs successful.
    This Research Will…
  • 8. Bullying not only affects a child’s self-esteem, but their ability to learn.
    Research has shown bullying can have a significant impact even into adulthood.
    Research has shown a connection between bullying and both anti-social and criminal behavior.
    Why is this important?
    Something can be done
  • 9. establishes rules and enforces consequences
    educates students, parents, and staff
    integrates the program into everyday curriculum
    assesses the problem before implementation
    one that is school wide and implemented early on
    So, what programs work?
    One that…
  • 10. zero-tolerance policies
    are not focused on changing behavior
    do not engage the students
    are short team
    focus on mediation or conflict resolution
    What doesn’t work?
    And programs that…
  • 11. Bullying prevention programs can be successful if implemented correctly.
    What does this mean?
  • 12. National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development. (2011). Bullying statistics. Retrieved from http://www.pascack.k12.nj.us/70271919141818/lib/70271919141818/Bullying_Statistics.htm.
    Starr, Linda. (2009). Bullying intervention strategies that work. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/.
    Kennedy, Linda. (2007). Effects of bullying: implications into adulthood. Retrieved from http://www.overcomebullying.org/effects-of-bullying-into-adulthood.html.
    Rieser, Rick. (2010). 7 steps to a successful school anti-bullying program. Retrieved from http://percylearningfarms.com/news/2010/11/20/7-steps-to-a-successful-school-anti-bullying-program/.
    Ferguson, C.J., & Carpenter, Deborah. (2011). What works in bullying prevention? Retrieved from http://www.netplaces.com/dealing-with-bullies/parental-responsibility-and-why-getting-involved-can-help-enact-change/what-works-in-bullying-prevention.htm.
  • 13. The International Association of the Chiefs of Police. (2006). Developing an anti-bullying program: increasing safety, reducing violence. Juvenile Justice, 1. Retrieved from http://www.theiacp.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=RrzWMyZjLA0%3D&tabid=151.
    Ross, Ann. (2009). Why me: why my child. Retrieved from http://www.thetankgroup.com/?p=3.
    Scargbrook, Kelley. (2007, Feb 24). Anti bullying day. [image]. Retrieved from http://www.thestayathomemother.com/sites/default/files/u1/anti-bullying_blog.jpg.
    Virginia Youth Violence Project. (2011). Bullying research. Retrieved from http://youthviolence.edschool.virginia.edu/bullying/images/bullying-research-image.jp
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