It is highly recommended that schools evaluate their Safe
Schools Report, School Report Card, individual school behavior data, as well as
any in-house data that focus on bullying prevention.
in mind that the best bullying prevention programs are those that either
concentrate on creating a positive school climate or work in tandem with a
positive school climate program.
The following are suggestions for educators to consider when evaluating quality bullying prevention programs. There are other nationally recognized programs available. However what is important is that school staff should find what bullying prevention program works best for their school and community.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program – To find out more about Olweus training for your school or district, contact Debbie Sauber at (502) 564-4772.
PBIS (Positive Behavior In Schools)/KYPBIS Network– to find out more about PBIS Training for your district, call the Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline at (502) 223-9932.
The online course “Positive Behavior in Schools III: Bullying Prevention” is provided by the Kentucky Department of Education and produced by Kentucky Educational Television. This is the third course that satisfies the training requirement of 704 KAR 7:160 Use of Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools.
Kentucky Center for School Safety – To find out more about Bullying Prevention Training provided by KCSS for your school, call (877) 805-4277.