Bullying Prevention Resources
Report Bullying Immediately!
If you suspect that your child is being bullied, please report it to a school administrator. Be specific. Encourage your child to report it to a trusted adult at school too.
If you aren't comfortable reporting it in person, use the Vector Solutions App to report. Please include as many details as possible. Reports can be made anonymously on the app.
Know Bullying App
Bullying Prevention For Parents
Bullying Prevention 101 - Elementary School
Bullying Prevention 101 - Middle/High School
The Paulding County School District supports the use of evidence-based programs to improve the culture and climate in schools while systematically decreasing bullying behaviors.
School counselors work closely with staff to coordinate classroom guidance lessons around identified bullying prevention needs for their school.
Teachers and district staff are trained in bullying prevention each school year.
Evidence-based programs that are being implemented in PCSD to improve school climate and reduce bullying behaviors are Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports (PBIS), Capturing Kids Hearts, Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, Sources of Strength, and Restorative Practices.
For more information on bullying prevention initiatives, please contact the Prevention Intervention Office at (770) 443-8000 Ext. 10265.
Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely to Stand Up to Bullying
"We found that family is very important," says Secil Gonultas, Ph.D. student at NC State and co-author of the paper. "The stronger a student's reported 'good family management,' or positive family relationships, the more likely a student was to deem aggressive behaviors and retaliation unacceptable, and the more likely they were to intervene in either case."
Read the entire article here: Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely to Stand Up to Bullying
Cited from NC State News on www.ncsu.edu
Information on Bullying Prevention
Students now live at a time of instant access to cell phones, tablets, or computers, which open the door to exciting new ways of connecting, interacting, and learning. However, these new modes of communication also present new challenges for parents. Not only do parents have to help children and youth navigate in-person social situations, they also need to prepare them for healthy relationships online. This 16 page booklet from Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center has information for parents on how to guide their children through this virtual world.
Los estudiantes ahora viven en un momento de acceso instántaneo a teléfonos celulares, tabletas o computadoras, que abren la puerta a nuevas y emocionantes formas de conectarse, interactuar y aprender. Sin embargo, estos nuevos modos de comunicación también presentan nuevos desafíos para los padres. Los padres no solo tienen que ayudar a los niños y jóvenes a navegar en persona, sino que también deben prepararlos para relaciones saludales en línea. Este folleto de 16 páginas del Centro Nacional de Prevención del Acoso Escolar de Pacer tiene información para los padres sobre cómo guiar a sus hijos a través de este mundo virtual.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) defines electronic aggression and offers parents some tips to protect their children from becoming victims to it.