Anti-Bullying Resources

Cooperative Extension offers these resources to help create a climate of care, support and affirmation for all citizens and their families who experience bullying and incivility.

Dealing with Bullying: Tips for Parents

This article by digital parenting specialist Anne Clarkson has strategies for parents when their child is being bullied—or when their child is the one doing the bullying.

 

Teens Against Bullying Others’ (TABO) Curriculum

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development’s Teens Against Bullying Others (TABO) peer education program is age-specific curriculum for grades 4-8. TABO was designed to be taught by teens to younger children, though adults can also easily instruct the program.

 

New Toolkit and Video Based on Preventing Bullying Report
Based on the report, Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice, this on-line toolkit provides content for different audiences, together with printable PDFs. There is also a brief PSA-style video targeted to teachers and others who work with children and youth. It is also available on YouTube here.

 

Cooperative Extension Bullying Resources (compiled by Anne Clarkson, Family Living digital parenting specialist)

Teens
Anti-bullying skills: Speaking up for yourself: https://parenthetical.wisc.edu/supporting-speaking-up-helping-your-teen-self-advocate/
Political disagreements: https://parenthetical.wisc.edu/after-the-election-suggestions-for-discussing-election-results-and-modeling-good-citizenship/
Safe online: https://parenthetical.wisc.edu/parent-policing-helping-your-teen-stay-safe-online/
Cyberbullying: https://parenthetical.wisc.edu/cyberbullying/
Myths about Bullying: https://parenthetical.wisc.edu/myths-about-bullying

Elementary
Raising a Thinking Child: helps children and parents develop positive, pro-social problem solving skills: http://fyi.uwex.edu/rtcprogram/2011/01/26/home/

Preschoolers
Responding to Scary Events: https://fyi.uwex.edu/parentingthepreschooler/relationships/responding-to-scary-events/
Sibling Rivalry: https://fyi.uwex.edu/parentingthepreschooler/relationships/sibling-rivalry/
Self-Control: https://fyi.uwex.edu/parentingthepreschooler/healthy-minds-and-bodies/self-control/

 

Expanding Access and Inclusion
Civility Resources from Federal, State and National Extension Sources