October 2018

Bullying Prevention Resources for School Counselors

By Laura Barbour
The Anti-Defamation League
ADL is a leading provider of anti-bias education and diversity training programs that help create and sustain inclusive home, school, community and work environments.

ASCA Position Statement: The School Counselor and the Promotion of Safe Schools through Conflict Resolution and Bullying/Harassment Prevention


See you at the 2018 OSCA Conference!
Friday, October 12, 2018
8:00 am-4:30 pm
The Oregon Garden in Silverton

Our keynote speaker is Trudy Ludwig, a nationally acclaimed speaker and award-winning author whose children's books help kids connect and engage with their peers in kind and caring ways. Her presentation is “Creating a Safer Social-Emotional Learning Environment at School.” Trudy will also present a break-out session, “Rejected: Addressing Social Ostracism in Schools,” and will be available to autograph her books. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Trudy Ludwig in person! 
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use develops frameworks and professional resources to address safe and responsible Internet use.

Committee for Children
Committee for Children’s Second Steps Curriculum combines social-emotional learning (SEL), bullying prevention, and child protection to form a cohesive foundation for whole-school success.

Cyberbullying Research Center
The Cyberbullying Research Center provides up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.

Hands and Words Are Not For Hurting Project
The Purple HANDS Pledges represents our efforts to educate Oregon’s children and adults about abuse and violence and what each one of us can do to stop violence in our own lives and in the world. 

International Bullying Prevention Association
The purpose of the International Bullying Prevention Association is to support and enhance quality research based bullying prevention principles and practices to achieve a safe school climate, healthy work environment, good citizenship and civic responsibility.

National Bullying Prevention Center /Teens Against Bullying
National Bullying Prevention Center’s website provides resources for educators and students.

Oregon RISE
The Oregon RISE Center encourages, educates & empowers families to collaboratively achieve unlimited success for their children and youth with disabilities.

Stop Bullying Now
Information, intervention strategies and advice for those impacted by bullying. Presenting practical research-based strategies to reduce bullying in schools.

Teaching Tolerance
A place to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.

Trudy Ludwig
Trudy Ludwig is an award-winning author who specializes in writing children's books that explore the colorful and sometimes confusing world of children's social interactions.
Recommended Books for Students
  • “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher
  • “Hate List” by Jennifer Brown
  • “Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes” by Chris Crutcher
  • “We Want You to Know” by Deborah Ellis
  • “The Skin I’m In” by Sharon Flake
  • “Letters to a Bullied Girl” by Olivia Gardner
  • “George” by Alex Gino
  • “Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Story” by Carrie Jones and Megan Kelley Hall
  • “Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes
  • “Fish in a Tree” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • “Better Than You” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “Confessions of a Former Bully” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “The Invisible Boy” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “Just Kidding” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “My Secret Bully” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “Trouble Talk” by Trudy Ludwig
  • “Drowning Anna” by Sue Mayfield
  • “The Recess Queen” by Alexis O’Neill
  • “One” by Kathryn Otoshi
  • “We Are All Wonders” by RJ Palacio
  • “Wonder” by RJ Palacio
  • “Stargirl” by Jerry Spinelli
  • “Goodbye Stranger” by Rebecca Stead
  • “Each Kindness” by Jacqueline Woodson