This Canadian organization was formed in response to a Columbine-style tragedy that occurred at a high school in Canada. They are dedicated to prevention of bullying by increasing awareness of the problem and its impact on children. They have video presentations and other resources for parents, children and educators. It is not a professional counseling organization. www.bullying.org
It Gets Better Project The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach -- if they can just get through their teen years.
Stop Bullying: Speak Up
GLSEN – The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
The Anti-Defamation League
Pacer’s National Center for Bullying Prevention
Sterlen Barr: Rapping about Prevention
P.O. Box 22355, Philadelphia, PA 19110 www.nopuffdaddy.com
email: firstname.lastname@example.org 267-809-1775
406 Penn View Drive, Millersville, PA 17551 717-871-0408 Deborah McCoy leads in-depth bullying prevention, cyber-bullying, threat assessment and violence prevention trainings for educators. She is the President of Educational Development Services, LLC, a company that provides training and consultation to educators addressing a wide range of issues. Ms. McCoy also conducts trainings for students and parents, and creates and implements on-site bullying prevention programs for schools
K – 12.
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 301, Fairfax, VA 22031 www.girlshealth.gov The mission of the www.GirlsHealth.gov web site, developed by the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, is to promote healthy, positive behaviors in girls between the ages of 10 and 16. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women, and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.
www.netbullies.com A website to educate about bullying that occurs through Instant Messaging and the Web.
The Ophelia Project
718 Nevada Drive, Erie, PA 16505 888-256-5437 www.opheliaproject.org This project raises awareness about relational aggression, provide educational resources and original programs and advocate for healthy peer relationships and a system that serves the broader culture, striving to create a safer social culture for all.
On the Bookshelf:
Odd Girl Out--The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls by Rachel Simmons. 2002. Harcourt.
Boys Will be Boys: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence by Miriam Miedzian, 1991. New York: Doubleday Anchor.
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