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Bullying/Internet Safety/Cyberbullying


The following are resources available for parents, professionals, and youth to educate in internet safety and prevent bullying in children and adolescents. Resources are constantly being updated.

Fact Sheets / Tips / Flyers

Bullying intervention (DOC) PREVENT IT FROM HAPPENING
Harassment & Bullying (PDF) Follow Up QUICK FACTS AND SUMMARY
How to Prevent Child Identity Theft FOR PARENTS (ON IDENTITY THEFT)
Protect your Child's Photos online FOR PARENTS (ON PHOTOS)
What is My Digital Footprint? WHATS YOURS?
National Crime Prevention Council PREPARE AGAINST CYBERBULLYING

Internet Sites
Be a STAR ensures a positive and equitable social environment for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation through grassroots efforts beginning with education and awarenes

Make safety choices that fit your family

Improving communication with the youth in order to ensure safety in schools and community groups
Avoid Scams, Protect your kids online, Be smart online, Secure your comuter
Prevent cyberbullying and internet harrassment
Smart Socializing Starts Here(TM)
To see generations of the world's children grow up safely using technology and the internet

Tech intelligence for parents
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Improving media literacy education through scholarship and community service 
An Innovation Lab and Research Center that studies, designs, and showcases media for support
An interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline

Resources to help families better utilize technology for learning and earning
Educating and Empowering a digital society to use the internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets
Provides one-to-one help, extensive information, and education to cyberspace users of all ages on a myriad of Internet and interactive technology safety, privacy and security issues 

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth works to build community, provide a home and safe space for all, end anti-LGBT bullying, and prevent suicide
Digital Citizenship, online safety, and civility
Create research-based social-emotional learning materials to help children succeed in school and in life
MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower you to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in your life and amongst your peers
Anti-bullying and cyberbullying programs are designed to help schools deal proactively with bullying in its most modern forms, whether on school grounds or in Cyberspace
Provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying

Stop Bullying website in Spanish
Long Island’s leading non-profit dedicated to the prevention of bullying, child abuse and neglect, and the only volunteer organization that works directly with children and youth in New York’s Nassau and Suffolk elementary, middle and high schools
Information on bullying, dating violence, youth suicide, and more

Common Sense Media empowers parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives
Dr. Lipkins, a licensed psychologist, on hazing, bullying, and tools on how to improve mental health and happiness
Providing programs and services to support and empower Long Islanders at critical times in their lives
Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry, best practice and good digital parenting
A volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harrassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims
A virtual learning community to keep children safe online

Interactive website with games and videos for children to learn about bullying
Interactive website for elementary school children to learn about bullying prevention
A global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States
Promoting safety, permanency and well-being of our children in our communities
Teaches the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach in order to teach about the dangers of antisemitism, racism, bullying, and all other manifestations of intolerance

Builds partnerships that will save lives, prevent injuries, and promote safe and healthy lifestyles among all youth and encourage youth empowerment and leadership

Youth volunteering opportunities

Helping adults know the basics of keeping themselves and their children safe in the digital world so that everyone can make the most of the internet
Recovering from identity theft
Publications / Studies
Problem oriented guide on how police reduce bullying harm

Cyberbullying Fact Sheet

Provides educators with policy, program, and legal considerations that need to be addressed when dealing with bullying, cyberbullying, and general internet safety

Well-being of children on state-by-state basis

Facts, statistics, accounts, and prevention of cyberbullying

Facts and statistics on study of correlation between cyberbullying and suicide

Facts and statistics on study of correlation between cyberbullying and self-esteem

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in schools to foster a sense of inclusion, warmth, and respect, and promote core social and emotional skills among both students and staff

Internet Safety and Bullying activity question handout

Nassau Boces program on reducing barriers to learning

MySpace youth research

13 additionanl usefeul publications 

Speaking Resources
Media Materials
Video on bullying and activities to follow

Brochures on Internet Safety
Bullying in Middle School
Parent/Children Internet Contracts
Encourage better choices


How to talk to your kids about internet safety

For adults: How to do presentations and educate on internet safety

What is a bully?

Gives parents tips on how to help their kids navigate the online world

NYS Education laws on internet safety
News Coverage

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