Bully-Free Environment

Effective bullying prevention starts with changing the beliefs and behaviors of individuals, and learning effective bullying prevention strategies. But lasting change requires the creation of an environment where everyone understands that bullying is unacceptable, harmful, and preventable—and where everyone takes responsibility for stopping it.

  • Strategies presents a stepwise approach to engaging staff and children in bullying prevention, ensuring consistency of messages, and creating an environment where all children feel safe.
  • Messages provides a set of statementsto use as a starting point for talking withchildren about bullying prevention