Bullying Behavior Prevention

In this training, PBIS teams will learn how to teach students the tools to extinguish bullying behaviors through the application of School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, explicit instruction, and redefinition of the bullying construct.

Who Should Participate

This training is appropriate for any member of the school staff who wants to learn more about Bullying Behavior Prevention in PBIS through the Expect Respect curriculum. This training is ideal for those interested in/intending to lead the charge within their district/building.

  • Tier 1 PBIS School Team (including school-based coach, administrator, and team members representing school community)

  • District-based External Coach

  • Additional Support Personnel

Objectives

  • Define the logic for investing in bully behavior prevention

  • Define and understand bullying behaviors

  • Identify ineffective practices in preventing bullying

  • Identify core features of effective bullying behavior prevention, and how they fit within the PBIS framework

  • Establish the positive respectful school culture essential to preventing bullying behavior

  • Define how to collect and use data for both fidelity and impact

  • Establish plan for implementing BP within SWPBIS

Materials

Virtual Training

In Person Training

    • BP-PBIS Team Training PPT: Full-day training for school teams on Bullying Prevention in PBIS (linked to google drive)

      • To be ready to fully participate in the training, ensure the following:

          1. Save to your computer, or print the notes pages of the training powerpoint

          2. Complete before the training the quick "BPPBS_readiness_self_assessment" tool

          3. Print or save to your computer the "BP-PBIS Implementation Checklist" to use for action planning

Curriculum for Schools

BP Readiness Self-Assessment: BP Readiness Self Assessment, Adapted from National Center on PBIS.

BP Implementation Planning Guide: BP-PBIS Implementation Checklist rev Nov2012 Adapted from National Center on PBIS.

BP Tiered Fidelity Inventory Companion Guide: Mapping BP to the TFI Enhancements to the TFI

Student Climate Survey: School Climate Survey Suite Administration Manual for Elementary, Middle, High School students. National Center on PBIS, April 2016 (linked to google drive)

Fidelity check on Student Expect Respect v1.1: PBIS Student Respect Climate Survey: Adapted from National Center on PBIS, and BP-PBIS Team Training.

Fidelity check on Staff BP-PBIS Implementation v1,1: Staff BP-PBIS Implementation Survey: Adapted from National Center on PBIS' Bullying Prevention in PBIS for Elementary/Middle Schools, 2008.

Evaluation Resources

  • Student Climate Survey: School Climate Survey Suite Administration Manual for Elementary, Middle, High School students. National Center on PBIS, April 2016 (linked to google drive)

  • Fidelity check on Student Expect Respect v1.1: PBIS Student Respect Climate Survey: Adapted from National Center on PBIS, and BP-PBIS Team Training.

  • Fidelity check on Staff BP-PBIS Implementation v1,1: Staff BP-PBIS Implementation Survey: Adapted from National Center on PBIS' Bullying Prevention in PBIS for Elementary/Middle Schools, 2008.

References and Research