Links to Additional Resources

Below are just some of the bullying prevention resources that you can access via the World Wide Web. For information about resources in your area, you may want to consult with staff at your local or regional prevention center and departments of education and public health.

Bullying Prevention Web Sites
Diversity and Bias Awareness Web Sites

Books and Guides
Reports and Fact Sheets

Programs Mentioned in This Event
Federal Program Review Web Sites
National Program Review Reports


Bullying Prevention Web Sites

Bully B'Ware (Canada)

Bully Free Kids

Bully Police U.S.A., Inc.

Bullyfreeworld (United Kingdom)

Bullying.Org -- Where No One is Alone (Canada)

Bullying. No Way! (Australia)

Center for Mental Health in Schools

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Childline (United Kingdom)

Coalition for Children

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Colorado Anti-Bullying Project

Don't Suffer in Silence (United Kingdom)

Kidscape (United Kingdom)

National Association of School Psychologists

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

National Education Association's National Bullying Awareness Campaign

National Resource Center for Safe Schools

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Parents' Point of View

Safe and Civil Schools Department

Safe Culture Project: Effective Prevention of Bullying

Safeguarding Your Children at School, National PTA

The Stop Bullying Project

Diversity and Bias Awareness Web Sites

Anti-Defamation League

Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence

Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence

Civil Rights: A Social Justice Network

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Watch

Lamba Lega

National Association for Multicultural Education

National Center for Hate Crime Prevention

National Conference for Community and Justice

Not in Our Town

Partners Against Hate

Southern Poverty Law Center


Books and Guides

Beane, A.L. (1999). The Bully Free Classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Besag, V.E. (1989). Bullies and Victims in Schools. A Guide to Understanding and Management. Berkshire, England: Open University Press.

Coloroso, B. (2003). The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School, How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence. New York: HarperResource.

Espelage, D. & Swearer, S. M. (Eds.) (2003). Bullying in American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Fine, E. S., Lacey, A., and Baer, J. (1995). Children as Peacemakers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Fitzgerald, D. (1999). Bullying in Our Schools: Understanding & Tackling Bullying - A Guide for Schools. Dublin, Ireland: Blackhall Publishing Ltd.

Fried, S. & Fried, P. (1996). Bullies & Victims: Helping Your Child Through the Schoolyard Battlefield. New York: M. Evans and Company.

Froschl, M., Sprung, B., & Mullin, N. (1998). Quit It!: A Teacher's Guide on Teasing & Bullying. New York: Educational Equity Concepts, Inc.

Garrity, C., Jens, K., Porter, W., Sager, N., and Short-Camilli, C. (1996). Bully-Proofing Your School. Longmont, CO: Sopris West Publishers.

Greenbaum, S., Turner, B., & Stephens, R.D. (1996). Set Straight on Bullies. Westlake Village, CA: National School Safety Center.

Hoover, J. & Oliver, R. (1996). The Bullying Prevention Handbook: A Guide for Principals, Teachers, and Counselors. Bloomington, IN: National Education Service.

Miller, S., Brodine, J., & Miller, T. (Eds.). (1996). Safe by Design: Planning for Peaceful School Communities. Seattle, WA: Committee for Children.

Olweus, D. (1993). Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do. Williston, VT: Blackwell Publishers.

Olweus, D., Limber, S., & Mihalic, S. (1999). Blueprints for Violence Prevention, Book Nine: Bullying Prevention Program. Boulder, CO: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence.

Rigby, K. (1997). Bullying in Schools: And What to Do About It. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Rigby, K. (2001). Stop the Bullying: A Handbook for Schools. Markham, Ontario, Canada: Pembroke Publishers.

Ross, D. M. (2003). Childhood Bullying and Teasing: What School Personnel, Other Professionals, and Parents Can Do (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Sharp, S. & Smith, P.K. (Eds.) (1994). Tackling Bullying in Your School. New York: Routledge.

Silverman, C. (1994). Safe at School: Awareness and Action for Parents of Kids K-12. Minneapolis, MN: Saunders Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Smith, P. K., Pepler, D., & Rigby, K. (Eds.). (in press). Bullying in Schools: How Successful Can Interventions Be? Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Stein, N., Sjostrom, L., & Gaberman, E. (1996). Bullyproof: A Teacher's Guide on Teasing and Bullying for Use With Fourth and Fifth Grade Students. Wellesley, MA: Centers for Women.

Webster-Doyle, T. (1999). Why Is Everybody Always Picking On Me? A Guide to Handling Bullies. New York: Weatherhill.

Wetton, N. & Boddington, N. (1998). Schools Without Fear: A Realistic Guide to Tackling Bullying as a Whole School Issue. London: Forbes Publications Ltd.

Zarzour, K. (1999). The Schoolyard Bully: How to Cope with Conflict and Raise an Assertive Child. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Harper Collins.

Click here for a list of books on Violence & Bullying in Schools from Parentbooks in PDF format.

Reports and Fact Sheets

Addressing the Problem of Juvenile Bullying

Annual Report on School Safety

Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action

Bullying at School: Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2003

Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in Schools

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools

The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative: Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States

A Guide to Effective Statewide Laws/Policies: Preventing Discrimination Against LGBT Students in K-12 Schools

Preventing Bullying: A Manual for Schools and Communities

Preventing Youth Hate Crime

Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide

Schoolwide Prevention of Bullying

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates

Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General

 Videos and CD-ROMs 

The Broken Toy [video] by Thomas Brown. Available from the Educational Media Corporation, Box 21311, 4256 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421, (612) 781-0088.

Bully Breath: How to Tame a Troublemaker [video]. Available from The National Center for Violence Prevention, PO Box 9, 102 Highway 81 North, Calhoun, KY 42327, 1 (800) 962-6662.

Bullying [video], and the accompanying Teacher Guidebook (1996). Available from South Carolina Educational Television, Marketing Department, PO Box 1100, Columbia, SC 29211, 1 (800) 553-7752. List price: $69.95.

Bullying at School: Strategies for Prevention [video] produced by the Toronto Board of Education. Available from King Squire Films Ltd.; 94 Borden Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S2N1.

BullySmart [video]. Available from The National Center for Violence Prevention, PO Box 9, 102 Highway 81 North, Calhoun, KY 42327, 1 (800) 962-6662.

Dealing With Difference: Opening Dialogue about Lesbian, Gay & Straight Issues [video and print package]. Available from the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (, 121 West 27 Street, Suite 804, New York, NY 10001; ATTN: Bookstore; (212) 727-0135 x108. List price: $139.95; Currently available for $99.95.

Don't Pick On Me! [video]. Available from The National Center for Violence Prevention, PO Box 9, 102 Highway 81 North, Calhoun, KY 42327, 1 (800) 962-6662.

How I Learned Not to Be Bullied [video]. Available from  The National Center for Violence Prevention, PO Box 9, 102 Highway 81 North, Calhoun, KY 42327, 1 (800) 962-6662.

Leadership Skills: Bystanders Can Make a Difference [CD-ROM]. Available from The Interactive Library Series ( about.htm), 1 (727) 459-4314, e-mail:

Let's Get Real [film]. Available from "The Respect for All Project" of Women's Educational Media (

No More Teasing! [video]. Available from  The National Center for Violence Prevention, PO Box 9, 102 Highway 81 North, Calhoun, KY 42327, 1 (800) 962-6662.

Real People: What's Hate All About [video]. Available from Sunburst Communications, 101 Castleton Street, P.O. Box 100, Pleasantville, NY 10570, 1 (800) 321-7511. Uses an MTV-style format featuring real teens, experts, and educators to help young people understand this dangerous human emotion.

Sticks, Stones, and Stereotypes [video]. Available from Equity Institute, Inc., P.O. Box 458, Amherst, MA 01004. This video focuses on homophobic, racial and ethnic slurs, the anguish they cause, why young people participate in name-calling, and what they can do to stop it.

 Evidence-Based Prevention Programs

Programs Mentioned in This Event

Aggressors, Victims, and Bystanders

Bullying Prevention Program

The Child Development Project

Don't Laugh at Me

The High/Scope Perry Preschool Project

The Incredible Years

Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT)

Steps to Respect

Federal Program Review Web Sites

Blueprints for Violence Prevention, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, U.S. Department of Education

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

National Program Review Reports

Choosing the Tools: A Review of Selected K-12 Health Education Curricula

Positive Youth Development in the United States: Research Findings of Positive Youth Development Programs

Preventing Mental Disorders in School-Age Children: A Review of the Effectiveness of Prevention Programs

Resilience: Status of the Research and Research-Based Programs

Safe and Sound: An Education Leader's Guide to Evidence-Based Social
and Emotional Learning Programs

Safe Schools, Safe Students: A Guide to Violence Prevention Strategies

School Health: Findings from Evaluated Programs