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National school safety expert speaks about GreenZone and ProText My School on NPR’s Closer Look with Rose Scott

“The school is the community, and the community is the school. We’ve got to stop separating them for safety purposes.” That was the message shared recently by Bobby Kipper, executive director for the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, as a guest on NPR’s Closer Look with Rose Scott in Atlanta. Kipper was…

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NCPCV partners with technology company to improve school climate and enhance campus safety

Partnership will facilitate free ProText My School service to schools across the country   The National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence is excited to announce a new partnership that will help us continue to interrupt the process of violence, improve school climate, and enhance campus safety through programs, training, and technology across the…

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We Are Growing

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Arizona Headquarters to kick-off 2018. The new office is located at 2578 Smoke Tree Lane in Prescott, AZ. The National Center for Prevention Of Community Violence has been partnering with agencies in Arizona for several years to bring the latest in Prevention Programs to schools…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Kids From Online Bullying

Your children face challenges that you never had to deal with growing up. A recent tale of cyber bullying involved Audrie Pott, a 15 year old California teenage who committed suicide after pictures of her rape circulated around social networks when her rapists uploaded them. While not all cyber bullying is taken to this kind of extreme,…

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Making the Distinction Between Self-Esteem and Selfish Esteem

This issue is well articulated by Jon Siebels, the Guitarist of Eve 6, in his blog on the Huffington Post, “School Bullying: To End It, We Must Change Our Culture”. “When I think of bullies,” Siegel writes, “the first thing that comes to my mind is that a bully is someone who is overcompensating for…

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Start “Bully Talks” With Your Kids About Daily Life and Feelings With Questions Like These:

What was one good thing that happened today? Any bad things? What is lunchtime like at your school? Who do you sit with? What do you talk about? If applicable, what is it like to ride the school bus? When it comes time for some direct talk about bullies, you might want to consider the…

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Leave Nothing Unsaid with Your Child: Have Regular “Bully Talks”

One of the first things we should observe is our children’s relationship with their friends. If you don’t see any interaction with classmates or neighborhood kids, this could be an open message that your child is struggling socially. If your child does have frequent interaction with friends, part of your discussion with him or her…

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What Bullying and Gangs Have in Common

[one_half] BULLIES                                                       Want recognition Love “the show” Don’t mind hurting others Like strength in numbers* Seek dominance Disrespect authority Want to be admired Often pay a heavy price…

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The U.S. is Finally Fighting the Cyberbullying Disease

  The faceless, sometimes even nameless, threat of cyberbullying is a modern inception that has grown exponentially withthe popularity of social networks. As these new threats arise, new policies are needed to combat them, and many of these policies have come in the form of laws intended to slow down the wave of cyberbullying. Laws,…