Research by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has found approaches simply focused on bullies are seldom effective, but when there is a schoolwide effort bullying can be reduced by up to 50 percent. Hear how to create a comprehensive schoolwide bully-prevention program focused on promoting a positive school culture and climate. Learn eight components to a comprehensive bully prevention program, including data analysis, student/staff education and awareness, PBIS strategies, critical social skills training and intervention for perpetrators and victims. Download Accompanying Handout.
Upon the completion of this webinar participants should be able to:
Identify the eight components for the effective implementation of a schoolwide bully-prevention program
Define and recognize bullying behaviors
Use a schoolwide PBIS program to promote the pro-social behaviors of the bystander population