Once a bully, always a bully – NO!
- Bullies can learn to understand the pain they cause others.
- Bullies can change and choose to become part of the solution.
Once bullied, always bullied – NO!
- Stay strong. It does get better.
- Walk away.
- Lend a hand to others. Take a stand against bullying.
Treat others the way you want to be treated!
- Olweus Bullying Prevention Program – Hazelden Foundation
- Pacer Center – National Center for Bullying Prevention
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Stop Bullying Now! Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. and Make Time to Listen, Take Time to Talk – About Bullying.
- Youth Risk Behavior Survey (2009)
For parents, teachers, caregivers and gatekeepers:
- Developed by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.
- Provided to parents, teachers, case managers, mentors and other caregivers of youth.
- Promotes positive youth development and helps to prevent youth and school-based violence.
- Participants receive general information on bullying and methods for communicating with youth about the climate of fear created by bullying.
- Program builds on the value that children place on the advice that they get from important adults in their lives.
For children & adolescents:
- Developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for elementary, middle and high-school age students. Program topics include:
- What is bullying?
- Types & examples of bullying.
- Why do people bully?
- Effects of bullying.
- What can youth do?
- Important information about bullying.
- Programs are tailored to the unique issues that youth of different ages may encounter (e.g. cyber bullying, gender issues, suicide).
- Programs are interactive and provide the students the opportunity to examine various scenarios and watch short videos about bullying prevention.
- Students sign an individual and group ‘Stop Bullying Now’ pledge.
- Programs can be provided in the classroom, after-school programs, through faith-based organizations, summer camps, or in any other setting appropriate for educating youth.
These programs are offered at no cost to participants. If you are interested in scheduling a program, please contact Kelvin Lewis at (904) 738-8423 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.