U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. 2004. The ABCs of bullying: Addressing, blocking, and curbing school aggression. Rockville, MD: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention,
Annotation: This course, for professionals, examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying. The information is relevant to educators, health and mental health practitioners, parents, and anyone else who works with children. Modules include (1) what school bullying is and why it hurts, (2) the role of bullies, victims, and witnesses, (3) factors contributing to bullying and violence, (4) screening and assessment, (5) treatment for children and adolescents, (6) prevention and intervention, and (7) legal and ethical issues. The course also includes supplements, case studies, fact sheets, references, and resources.
Contact: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Room 4-1057, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (240) 276-2420 E-mail: Web Site: http://beta.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/csap Available from the website.
Keywords: Adolescents, Bullying, Children, Prevention programs, Resource materials, School violence, Training materials