US Department of Health And Human Services
Resources on How to Stop Bullying
200 Independence Ave SW, Hubert H. Humphrey Bldg, Washington, DC, 20201
Distance: 28 Miles
Shares information from federal US government groups on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others can prevent or stop bullying and cyberbullying
Resources include information and tools about:
* How to get help
* Bullying defined
* Cyberbullying - bullying using computers or phones
* For kids - information about bullying, and how kids can work together to stop it
* For teens and young adults - what to do if you are being bullied (or if you are called a bully). How to take a stand against bullying
* Specific Groups and Bullying - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT), people with disabilities, and racial or culturally different people
* For parents, educators, and the community - how to prevent, notice, and stop bullying. Tools and training for families and professionals to make sense of and document bullying.
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FN-1500.1000Bullying Prevention Definition
Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of bullying, a form of violence among children, on school playgrounds, in neighborhoods and in homes, through a variety of interventions which may include use of an anonymous questionnaire to assess the nature and prevalence of the problem, development and announcement of an intervention program, open discussions of bullying at school and in other venues, increased supervision of children in areas that are "hotspots" for bullying, arrangements for reporting bullying incidents, immediate intervention when bullying incidents occur, development of protective strategies for targets, formation of support groups for victims of bullies, discussions with parents of involved students, and engagement of community members in support of the program. Most bullying prevention programs are school based and target students in elementary, middle and junior high schools. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or psychological; and involves intentional, repeated hurtful acts, words and other behavior such as name-calling, threatening or shunning committed by one or more children against another child.
PH-6100.6700Parenting Materials Definition
Programs that offer any of a wide variety of resources including books, audiotapes, video cassettes and learning games that provide information, techniques and suggestions for activities which enable parents to be more effective in their parenting role.
TD-0300.2000Federal Government Agencies/Departments Definition
The principal executive divisions of the federal government of the United States, headed by a secretary who is a member of the President's cabinet, the agencies within them and the independent establishments and corporations that fall outside the cabinet structure.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YX-1100Bullying Victims Definition
Individuals, generally children, who have been subjected to physical, verbal or psychological abuse that involves intentional, repeated, hurtful acts such as name-calling, threatening or shunning inflicted by one or more persons whose power may come from physical strength, age, financial status, popularity, social status or by association (the people they know, who they hang out with, who their family is). Harmful bullying can also occur quietly and covertly, through gossip or postings on the Internet; and while most frequently occurring at school, can also happen in the workplace or other settings.
YZ-5000Mental Health Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of mental health/mental illness.