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Assessing Bullying: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners

Child Trends

This brief helps youth program providers of out-of-school time programs identify peer conflict and bullying and promote positive peer conflict resolution techniques. It defines traditional bullying and cyberbullying and provides information on how common bullying is, who is likely to be a bully, victim, or both, how to recognize and reduce bullying.

Cyberbullying and Online Teens

PEW Internet & American Life Project

This report draws on two main research project methodologies

The School Bully in Cyberspace

This issue of The Challenge newsletter examines emerging trends in cyberbullying.

Enough is Enough Web Site

Enough Is Enough

This Web site raises public awareness about the dangers of Internet pornography and sexual predators, and advances solutions that promote respect for human dignity with shared responsibility betwee

Adolescents and Electronic Media: Growing Up Plugged In

Child Trends

This brief provides a concise overview of research relating electronic media to the health, social development, and educational outcomes of adolescents.

Managing the media monster: The influence of media (from television to text messages) on teen sexual behavior and attitudes

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

This report is intended to inform practitioners and programs about what research says about adolescents and media influence.

CyberSmart! Cyberbullying Package

National School Boards Association

This package provides tools for schools to begin a dialogue on cyberbullying with students and build a sustained cyberbullying prevention campaign.

Teen Online Exposure: A Snapshot of Data

Office of National Drug Control Policy

This analysis by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) found that parents should also be concerned about the number of online videos promoting dangerous behaviors such as drug use. The study found that teens are exposed to a vast amount of explicit content online—ranging from videos that promote extreme drug and alcohol use to videos depicting self-mutilation.

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This brief outlines steps that can be taken to prevent electronic aggression, such as developing school policies, establishing youth violence programs and educator training, and creating a positive school atmosphere for students. A companion tip sheet for parents is also available.

Cyber-Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age

Project Director Consortia August 2009
August 5, 2009 - 10:15am - 11:30am

This presentation will focus on current research on the forms, methods, and prevalence of cyber-bullying behavior.