Booklist for educators and parents
PACER Center’s Bullying Prevention Project (including a focus on children with special needs)
Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is involved in bullying, here are resources that may help.
Prevent Cyberbullying Parents and kids can prevent cyberbullying. Together, they can explore safe ways to use technology.
Ability Path: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Appreciating America’s Heritage: Immigration Resource Guide for K-12 EducatorsAnti-Defamation League
(BRYCS) provides national technical assistance to organizations serving refugee and immigrants. BRYCS multiple resources that can assist educators in providing support to immigrant and refugee children.
(Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays of NYC) offers materials for parents of gay children and anyone who wants to understand LGBT issues better.
stopbullying.gov - Schools and communities that respect diversity can help protect children against bullying behavior. However, when children perceived as different are not in supportive environments, they may be at a higher risk of being bullied
The Trevor Project offers LGBTQ students various kinds of support. The Trevor Suicide Prevention Lifeline 866-488-7386 is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect with a trained volunteer counselor who is ready to listen. On Ask Trevor you can ask non-urgent questions about sexual orientation and gender identity and receive answers from trained volunteers.
- (Office of Women's Health) - If you've ever been the target of harsh and unkind words, you know how hurtful it can be. This section of girlshealth.gov gives you the low-down on bullying among girls, which is more common than you might think.
What You Can Do for Teens
Get The Facts About GSAs
Facing History and Ourselves:, Be the Change: Upstanders for Human Rights - interactive website for students.
Advice for K-5 kids on McGruff.org
What is Bullying? - No matter what situation or form it comes in, bullying can make you feel depressed, hurt, and alone. So It's My Life put together this guide to give you all the basics of dealing with bullying. (age 9-12)
Cyberbullying - GirlsHealth.gov - Cyberbullying is repeatedly hurting someone else through the use of technology. So, instead of whispering a rumor to a friend, a bully might email or instant message that rumor or post it for everyone to see!
Teens’ Health Dealing with CyberbullyingInternet Safety Safe Surfing Tips for Teens Teaching ToleranceSpeak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry
New York City Resource Guide for Teenage Victims of Family Domestic Violence and Dating Violence, compiled by the NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, is an excellent resource for students that includes hotline numbers and an index of organizations by borough.