Read about how partnering, coaching and training have changed with CHOP's Friend to Friend school bullying prevention program during COVID-19.
Read how bullying prevention researchers at CHOP explored the new paradigm of scientific edutainment in collaboration with an international technology team to develop a bullying prevention program for middle school students.
Are kids sympathetic to their bullied peers? Read about a study examining factors associated with sympathy for victims of bullying.
Decreasing Aggression in Schools: CHOP’s Friend to Friend Program Expands Across the Philadelphia School District
Read a selection from a CHOP Research Institute Cornerstone blog about a new National Institutes of Health grant that will allow for the expansion of Friend to Friend, a school-based relational aggression intervention designed specifically for 3rd to 5th grade girls.
A child’s confession that he or she is being bullied at school can leave parents feeling sad, angry, helpless, or all three at once. Here are proactive steps clinicians can recommend to parents to deal with a bullying situation.
CHOP's Friend to Friend program has been proven effective for reducing the relational aggression of urban African-American 3rd to 5th grade girls. New research shows that the positive impact of the program extends to the entire classroom, including male students, non-aggressive female students, and even teachers, by channeling the influence of aggressive girls in a positive way and allowing them opportunities to hone their leadership skills.
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When it comes to bullying, there are multiple touchpoints at which intervention is possible, including at schools, at home, and through visits to the pediatrician’s office. Here at CHOP, we have instituted a network-wide bullying screen as part of our Electronic Health Record, making asking about bullying a standard part of the care that many of our patients receive.