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Resources to Address Bullying

To better equip parents as they thoughtfully engage their children on the topic of bullying, Sarah Norton, CPC Director of Family Ministry, recommends the following resources for various age groups.



WEBSITES (for children of various ages)  |  An excellent, practical definition of bullying plus a description of three types of bullying.  |  General information about bullying, especially the differences between girls and boys.  |  A journal worksheet for older elementary and teens to record their feelings about bullying.  |  Most appropriate for "tweens," teens, or any child with access to electronic devices, email, or social media; dive into the various aspects of cyberbullying with this PDF.  |  The American Association of Christian Counselors presents a Christian perspective for parents of teens.

BOOKS (for elementary-aged kids)

Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way by Patti Kelley Criswell (an American Girls book)

Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem by Kaufman, Raphael, and Espeland

My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain