Special Feature: School Safety - Bullying

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Model Programs Implementation Guide (I-Guide): School-based Bullying Prevention
This I-Guide provides users of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide with steps that should be taken prior to identifying or implementing an evidence-based program or practice related to school-based bullying prevention.

Publications and Multimedia

Student Reports of Bullying: Results From the 2015 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey
U.S. Department of Education, December 2016
Using Research To Understand Cyberbullying video message
National Institute of Justice, October 2016
Understanding Cyberbullying: Developing an Evidence-Based Definition
National Institute of Justice, September 2016
The Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention, Summary Overview
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2016
Electronic Harassment - Concept Map and Definition
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2016
Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2016
Preventing and Addressing Bullying and Intolerance: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, October 2015
Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, August 2014
Bullying: Dispelling Myths, Enhancing Prevention
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Winter 2014
Real Crimes in Virtual Worlds
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2013
Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Bullying
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, November 2013
Effective Evidence-based Practices for Preventing and Addressing Bullying
U.S. Department of Education, August 2013
Using School COP: A Guide for School Administrators and Safety Personnel
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2013
Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013
Bullying in Schools
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2012
Bullying in Schools: An Overview
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2011
Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, September 2011
What Characteristics of Bullying, Bullying Victims, and Schools are Associated with Increased Reporting of Bullying to School Officials?
U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands, August 2010
School-Based Programs to Reduce Bullying and Victimization
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2009
Experimental Evaluation of Gender Violence/Harassment Prevention Programs in Middle Schools, Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2008
Evaluation of Bullyproofing Your School: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2007
The 4-1-1 on Bullying
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2004

Related Resources

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov provides ratings of programs and practices, including programs that relate to bullying, to help determine what works, what doesn’t, and what’s promising.
GirlsHealth.gov: Bullying
GirlsHealth.gov was created by the National Women's Health Information Center to help girls learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about, including bullying.
KnowBullying
Developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the KnowBullying app has tips, warning signs, and more to give parents and educators the power to prevent bullying.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
StopBullying.gov
This website, created by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on bullying, including where children can turn if they are being bullied and resources for adults to help prevent bullying.
U.S. Department of Education: Working to Keep Schools and Communities Safe
This site provides information about efforts aimed at ensuring that schools remain sanctuaries for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence.

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