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Co-authored by Safe and Welcoming Schools faculty, the Bully Busters series, includes elementary, middle, and high school curricula, along with a guide for parents.

Elementary and Middle School

The elementary and middle school books include training material for teachers and adult leaders, along with lessons for students. The student lessons are led by teachers, counselors, or other trained adults and can take place in classrooms, small groups, or extracurricular settings.

  • Horne, A. M., Bartolomucci, C. L., & Newman-Carlson, D. (2003). Bully Busters: A teacher's manual for helping bullies, victims, and bystanders (Grades K-5)
  • Newman, D. A., Horne, A. M., & Bartolomucci, C. L. (2000). Bully Busters: A teacher's manual for helping bullies, victims, and bystanders (Grades 6-8)

High School

The high school curriculum is a youth-led model. Trained peer leaders facilitate discussion groups with younger students. The curriculum includes 1) comprehensive training materials for selecting and preparing peer leaders and 2) lessons and discussion guides for the peer-led groups.

  • Horne, A. M., Nitza, A., Dobias, B. F., Jolliff, D. L., Raczynski, K. A., & Voors, W. (2012). Empowering teen peers to prevent bullying: The Bully Busters approach

Parenting Guide

The parenting guide is appropriate for self-study or parenting groups and includes activities, reflections, and discussion guides.

  • Horne, A., M., Lind Whitford, J., & Bell, C. J. (2008). A parent's guide to understanding and responding to bullying: The Bully Busters approach

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