Bullying Prevention Tips and Resources

Oct 15, 2013

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Although creating a safe and supportive environment for kids, teaching positive interpersonal behaviors, and preventing bullying are important year-round, we thought it would be a good time to round up some great tips and other resources you can use in your youth programs!

Here are some tips from other coaches, teachers, and mentors on how to make it fun for everyone:

-          Create a Gleeful Recess for Every Kid from our friends at Playworks

-          Creating a Culture of Inclusion from Teacher Tom

-          How to Foster Empathy for Disabled Kids from Ashoka’s Start Empathy initiative

-          Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment, previously on the Coaches Forum

Here are some resources you can use to help your kids be uncommon leaders who rise above bullying:

-          Rachel’s Challenge Conflict Resolution Game Plan

-          Food Allergy Bullying: It's Not a Joke PSA

-          Reaching Out, a PSA from the Foundation for a Better Life

-          Healthy Choices, Healthy Children: Rise Above Bullying Edition

What tips, articles, or resources you have found useful?

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