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Resources on Bullying

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Resources on Bullying

compiled by Joan K. Teach, PhD

The following resources are provided to help you as a parent or professional find the information you need for your own special circumstance.

Bullying - Free powerpoints, interactive activities games, lessons. Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Scout Leaders • Take a stand against bullying (parent presentation)

Bullying Information Center on, The latest in bullying research conducted by world-renowned experts, plus 10 actions parents can take to help reduce bullying.

Coloroso, B. (2002) The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School, How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence. Harper Collins, Toronto.

Coyote, C. The Bully Game: Stop Picking on Me. A board game available from

DePaola, T. (1979) Oliver Button Is a Sissy: Overcoming Bullying. Harcourt Brace.

Estes, E. (1944, 2004). The Hundred Dresses. Harcourt Paperback.

Facts for Families, #80 Bullying. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Understanding the motives behind relational aggression has important implications as to what school policy should be and how to intervene.

Free Bully Prevention Downloads & Websites for Kids, the Guidance Group

Jaksa, Peter. "Bullying and ADHD."  Part One: How to help your child cope with bullying. Part Two: How to stop and prevent bullying behavior,

McCarthy, LF.  When Your ADHD Child Is the Bully,

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, STRYVE is a national initiative, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which takes a public health approach to preventing youth.

McCain, BR. (2001) Nobody Knew What to Do: A Story about Bullying (Concept Books, Whitman Pub, Morton Grove IL).

National Association of School Psychologists. (2002) Bullying prevention: what schools and parents can do. National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD. Retrieved August 10, 2005, from

Olweus , D (1993) Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do. The definitive book on bully/victim problems in school. An online overview of how a school can be involved in solving the problem. Blackwell Press, Oxford UK.

Thomas, P., Harker, L. (2000) Stop Picking on Me. Barron’s Education Series.

Towes, RY. (2010) Bullying: A Parent’s Primer. PDF download at

Stop Bullying Now! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers flash movies, games, and information about bullying and how to prevent bullying. A website with kid activities. The child can go onto the website, play games, watch videos and interact with the cartoon characters. There is also an adult informational section.
Webisodes - Games - Adults' Page - What Is Bullying? Stop Bullying Now Resource kit and other materials are available online at:

For an excellent list of books to read with your child, visit Best Children’s Books on Bullying,, which is catalogued by bibliotherapy and children’s books about bullying.

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