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Children are Experiencing Harassment:
Resources for Parents/Guardians, Family Members, Educators and Allies
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Bullying Prevention: The web site on Safe Schools/ Safe Communities from the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (U. of Colorado, Boulder) contains a great section called "Bullying Prevention Page." It includes definitions, myths; bullying prevention tips for students, for parents, and for schools; model legislation (Colorado's law on "Safe Schools - Bullying Policy"); fact sheets and wonderful links: http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/safeschools/Default.htm (click on "Bullying Prevention Page")

A Family's Guide to Handling Anti-Gay (LGBTQ) Harassment: Washington ~ revised 9/05  http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/guide_family_handleharass2010WA.pdf  (pdf format) 

A Family's Guide to Handling Anti-Gay (LGBTQ) Harassment: national  ~  revised 9/05  http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/guide_family_handleharass2005NAT.pdf  (pdf format)

If He Is Raped: A Guidebook for Parents, Partners, Spouses and Friends by Alan McEvoy, Debbie Rolo, and Jeff Brookings. This 24-page abridged version of the book is outstanding: http://www.spr.org/pdf/ifheisraped.pdf

Laws Supporting Discussions and Groups: If your child is prevented from talking about gay and lesbian issues: Helpful page from HRC for parents and guardians about your child's legal right to talk about LGBT issues at school, to engage in nondisruptive protest, to attend the prom with the date of his or her choice and to organize: http://www.hrc.org/Template.cfm?Section=School_safety1&CONTENTID=18582&TEMPLATE=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm

Mobile Phone Bullying: What it is and how to stop it: from the BBC (British Broadcasting Company): http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bullying/mobile.shtml

My child is being bullied at school. What can I do to help?: handout available online: http://www.cfchildren.org/strparent.html

Staci's Place: No More Bullies! This site by the Ontario Director of Bully Police Canada contains Anti-Bullying Ideas, Links, Books and a page called "Accountability Archive: Lawsuits and Settlement Lists" http://www.brandijasmine.com/web/staci/

Survival Tips for Parents: from the book "It's Not Just Joking Around" by Jodee Blanco: http://www.jodeeblanco.com/survival_parents.htm

What If Your Child is Being Bullied? There are concrete strategies you can teach your child to help him or her  protect themselves from a bully, but sometimes notifying school authorities is importantclick here  (Excerpted from "Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5-12" Bantam 1999 by Edward L. Schor.)

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