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Definition of Bullying

Repeated, deliberate physical, verbal or social attacks or intimidation directed toward another person.  There is a marked imbalance of power between the bully and the victim.  Bullying may be done by one individual or a group.  Cyber bullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology.  

Overview

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Effects on Youth


Warning Signs

What are the signs of my child being bullied?

What are the signs that my child may be a bully?

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Prevention Information

What can I do if my child is bullied?

What can I do if my child tells me he or she is a bystander? (A bystander is a student who sees another student being bullied.)


Resources

Where can you go for more information and help?

Stop Bullying Now

Stop Bullying Now is a nonprofit group that will assist you in locating tips/information about bullying awareness, prevention, and intervention.
www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov
www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/adults/default.aspx

Anti-Bullying Network

Anti-Bullying Network is a nonprofit company that provides free anti-bullying support to schools and families.
www.antibullying.net
www.antibullying.net/parentsfamilies.htm

Bullying.org

Bullying.org is an organization dedicated to increasing the awareness of bullying and to eliminating bullying in society.
www.bullying.org/index.cfm

Kentucky Center for School Safety

Kentucky Center for School Safety is a state agency that provides funding to each school district in the Commonwealth for educating families about safe schools.
www.kysafeschools.org
www.kysafeschools.org/leftnav/parentaggression.html

JCPS Library Media Services For Content Sharing

The Bullying Prevention LibGuide provides information on high quality bullying prevention and intervention materials customized to meet the needs of individual Jefferson County Public School students. Resources were selected on their potential to help empower the target, mobilize the bystander and rehabilitate the bully.

http://jeffco.libguides.com/Bullying

Forms

Bully Flow Chart
Bullying Reporting Form
Anti Bullying poster