The HISD “Incident Reporter” website is not monitored during weekends, holidays or after school hours.
FFF: STUDENT WELFARE STUDENT SAFETY (LEGAL)
“Harassment” means threatening to cause harm or bodily injury to another student, engaging in sexually intimidating conduct, causing physical damage to the property of another student, subjecting another student to physical confinement or restraint, or maliciously taking any action that substantially harms another student’s physical or emotional health or safety.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL): “No Place for Hate”
ADL’s mission is to combat anti-Semitism, prejudice, and hate in our community and to bring awareness to its citizens. “No Place for Hate” helps to educate on how to reduce bullying/cyberbullying and all forms of harassment.
Bullying Surveillance among Youths: Uniform Definitions for Public Health and Recommended Data Elements Version 1.0 | Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This CDC publication contains a standardized definition of bullying, factors when gathering data on bullying using the standardized definition, recommended data elements for bullying, and federal government resources on bullying.
Cyberbullying Research Center
Directed by Sameer Hinduja at Florida Atlantic University and Justin Patchin at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Cyberbullying Research Center offers information regarding cyberbullying among adolescents.
Eyes on Bullying
Parents and caregivers both need tools and guidance to help keep children safe. The Eyes on Bullying website provides a comprehensive toolkit for identifying the early symptoms of bullying and providing support for parents and caregiving staff and the goal of bullying prevention.
Federal Bureau of Investigation – Safe Online Surfing (FBI – SOS)
The FBI Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS) program is a nationwide initiative to educate children about the dangers they face on the internet to help prevent crimes against children. It promotes cyber citizenship among students by engaging them in a fun, age-appropriate, online program where they learn how to safe and responsible using the internet. The program emphasizes the importance of cyber safety such as password security, smart surfing habits, safeguarding personal information.
Josh Stevens Foundation
The Josh Stevens Foundation partners with schools, businesses and youth organizations to spread awareness about recognizing and celebrating heartfelt kind act.
KnowBullying App | SAMHSA
Research shows that parents and caregivers who devote at least 15 minutes a day talking with their child can lay the groundwork for a strong relationship and help prevent bullying. KnowBullying has simple conversation starters to begin a dialogue with your child. The app also features bullying prevention tips, bullying warning signs, reminders to talk with your child, social media options, and a section for educators.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wants to help you.
Operations Respect seeks to assure each child and youth a respectful, safe, and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social, and emotional development can take place free of bullying, ridicule, and violence.
PACER Center’s National Bullying Prevention Center
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center was established in 2006. Complete with resources for students, parents, educators, and others, PACER recognizes bullying as a serious community topic that can impact education, the physical and emotional health, as well as the safety and well-being of students. The website includes videos, toolkits, posters, and handouts.
Relationships between Bullying School Climate and Student Risk Behaviors | School Psychology
This study examined whether feature of a positive school climate were associated with lower student risk behavior. The study found that a positive school climate could be a significant protective factor in preventing student risk behavior.
In partnership with the Department of Education and the Department of Justice, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services oversees http://www.stopbullying.gov. It contains the webpages “What is Bullying, Cyberbullying, Who is at Risk, Preventing Bullying, and Responding to Bullying.” In addition, the website contains a section on the state bullying prevention policies, laws, and resources for parents, educators, communities, and students.
Stop Bullying Now
According to Stop Bullying Now, individuals can decrease bullying and we can aid children and teens who have been bullied.
A project of the Human Rights Foundation. Welcoming Schools, a project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation offers a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, inclusive method to address family diversity, gender stereotyping, bullying, and name-calling in K-5 learning settings.