Bullying

The Internet: Awareness of Risks

Topics Pornography Inappropriate Access Hacking Harassment Copyright Internet Risk Management Click any topic above for more information 1.Pornography: Intentional Access Easy access to pornography is the most highly visible risk associated with providing Internet access to children. Most administrators and teachers underestimate the availability of on-line pornography. With electronic access, a single mouse click can…

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Cyber Security Tips

In this digital age, we rely on our computers and devices for so many aspects of our lives resulting in a need to be proactive and vigilant to protect against cyber threats. However, in order to be as secure as possible, we need to use good cyber hygiene – that is, making sure we are…

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Tools to Stop Bullying: Free Training Tool Kit

At its annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summits , we hear the same call every year–teachers want to help stop bullying, but they don’t know how. Training in bullying prevention is available, but much of it is expensive or based on dated research. That’s why the Department of Education and its Safe and Supportive Technical Assistance Center set out to create a free, state-of-the-art…

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Approaches to Avoid Bullying

This six-minute video features Dr. Catherine Bradshaw, a national expert in bullying prevention. She discusses approaches to avoid in bullying prevention and response. This “public service video” that relates to the need for assessment of culture and effective approaches used by districts…. . It makes good points about student mental health. It underscores the danger…

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KnowBullying Mobile App

The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched KnowBullying, a free smartphone app that provides parents, caretakers and educators information and support to address youth bullying. The KnowBullying mobile app, developed in collaboration with the federal partnership StopBullying.gov, is available for iPhone and Android users. Key features include: How to start…

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