Bullying Prevention & Trainings
STARS is the leader in middle Tennessee for youth prevention curriculum and resources.
Our mission is to help all students overcome social and emotional barriers to learning. Training for schools and community organizations is essential if students are going to succeed. STARS Nashville seeks to include all those who care for our children by helping them to understand those non-academic barriers to learning which prohibit young people from reaching their full potential. Training and professional development for entire school systems, school administrators, teachers, guidance counselors, and all school support personnel, as well as parents and community-based organizations address those tough issues which challenge their students on a daily basis. Below is inforamtion regarding the most requested topics.
Important Links & Resources
For students, parents and educators: Stop Bullying Now.
For parents and educators regarding cyberbullying: Cyberbullying.
For educators: Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.
General infomration, statistics and research regarding cyberbullying: I-Safe.
Important Tips for Internet Safety: Safety & Responsibility.
Handout- Fostering Connection Building Community (MNPS - Martin Center) 7-29-2011
Menu of Training
Move 2 Stand This one-day workshop focuses on empowering students to stand up against bullying. Our trained staff spend the entire day at a school or community center to educate young people on the devastating effects of bullying to encourage them to become part of the solution, to no longer be a by-stander when another individual is being bullied or harassed.
OLWEUS Bullying Prevention Program This comprehensive, school-wide program is designed for use in elementary, middle, or junior high schools. Its goals are to reduce and prevent bullying problems among school children and to improve peer relations at school. The program has been found to reduce bullying among children, improve the social climate of classrooms, and reduce related antisocial behaviors, such as vandalism and truancy. For more information visit the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) page.
Safe Dates Highly engaging and interactive, Safe Dates helps teens recognize the difference between caring, supportive relationships and controlling, manipulative, or abusive dating relationships.
Cyber Bullying Prevention Cyber bullying can destroy a student’s sense of security at home and harm a student’s performance adn well-being at school. Students who bully and students who are bullied face a greater risk for problem behaviors such as vandalism, theft, truancy, carrying a weapon, using alcohol or other drugs. We offer training in Hazelen’s comprehensive curricula that:
- give students the knowledge and skills to treat others respectfully using cyber technology
- teach students how to seek help if cyber bullied
- help schools develop cyber bullying policies and procedures
- offer insight into legal guidelines that schools need to know
Strengthening Families Substance Abuse Prevention & Intervention & Parent Education
Improving School Climate Social-Emotional Learning Peer Mediation Anger Management & Conflict Resolution Youth Leadership
To schedule a training for your school or community, please contact us.