Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month 

STOMP Out Bullying™– Every October, schools and organizations nationwide join this observation of National Bullying Prevention Month. It starts  with Oct. 2 Blue Shirt –World Day of Bullying PreventionWatch for public service announcements by celebrities.

All Ohio public schools work to create safe and supportive learning environments for their students and staff. As part of these efforts, state law says they must have policies prohibiting harassment, intimidation and bullying. Such behaviors can have negative and often long-term consequences for youth. This page presents a few of the many resources available to help addresses these issues.  

What should a district do?

Administrators and local board members can use these tools to ensure their district has an effective policy and related practices. 

What kind of guidance is available?

The Anti-Bullying Guidance helps schools identify, investigate and intervene in student-to-student bullying incidents. 

How can we prevent bullying?

A Plan for School-wide Safety informs what schools should to do prevent and address further incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying including teen dating violence, cyber bullying, bullying on the school bus or human trafficking. 

What can we do to keep students safe?

Guidance for Student Action Planning helps schools develop Student Action Plans to safeguard all students (bullied, bully or bystander) following incidents involving bullying, teen dating violence, cyber bullying, bullying on the school bus or human trafficking.  

What can parents and community members do?

More resources

Check out the many links on the SaferSchools Ohio website.

Last Modified: 9/25/2017 5:40:18 PM