Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Research Center

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  • The ABC Model to Build Resilience Against Cyberbullying

    Resilience online is built in the same way as resilience offline. We must provide opportunities for youth to face social and relational problems head on, and to recognize their own strength, agency, and power to overcome them – do so within an environment of supportive resources (so they know you and I have their back!).… The post The ABC Model to Build Resilience Against Cyberbullying appeared fi...

Cyberbullying Research Center

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Facebook’s Global Safety Network Summit: Online Well-Being

    A couple weeks ago, I attended Facebook’s annual Global Safety Network Summit in Washington, DC, to hang out with colleagues and long-time friends, and to make some new connections as well. Facebook first discussed the new safety initiatives they are implementing such as their outstanding new suicide prevention tools in Live and Messenger (check them… The post Facebook’s Global Safety Network Summ...

Cyberbullying Research Center

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • New Teen Sexting Data

    As regular followers of this blog know, Sameer and I recently collected data from over 5,500 middle and high school students from across the United States. We asked 12 to 17 year-olds to tell us about their experiences with a variety of online problems, including sexting. I thought it would be useful to share some… The post New Teen Sexting Data appeared first on Cyberbullying Research Center.

Cyberbullying Research Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How Social Media Helps Teens Cope With Anxiety, Depression, and Self-Harm

    It is easy for many adults – whether educators or parents – to focus on the negatives of social media in the lives of teens today. This is understandable, because they are the ones who have to deal with the fallout when adolescents make mistakes online (cyberbullying incidents, sexting cases, electronic dating violence, digital reputation… The post How Social Media Helps Teens Cope With Anxiety, D...

  • New Bullying Data—and Definition—from the National Crime Victimization Survey

    The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a large-scale data collection effort led by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Justice Statistics. A nationally-representative sample of approximately 90,000 households is selected, and a survey is administered face-to-face or via telephone twice a year for three years to 160,000 persons within those households who… The post New Bullying Data...

  • Millions of Students Skip School Each Year Because of Bullying

    Over five years ago I saw a statistic that jumped out at me: “160,000 students stay home from school every day because of bullying.” This is a compelling and frankly unacceptable number. I thought about including it in a book that Sameer and I were working on at the time. As I started to dig… The post Millions of Students Skip School Each Year Because of Bullying appeared first on Cyberbullying Re...

  • The Priority for Cyberbullying Prevention in 2017 and Beyond

    With First Lady-Elect Melania Trump mentioning cyberbullying would be the major social issue she would like to prioritize and tackle during her husband’s U.S. presidential administration, everyone in my line of work has been buzzing about what that could possibly mean. These last eight years have brought good progress with anti-bullying and anti-cyberbullying efforts by… The post The Priority for ...

  • Cultivating Resilience To Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying

    We’ve all heard the “sticks and stones” adage while growing up, and the reality is that words – whether expressed online or in person – can hurt.  Sometimes very deeply.  But do they always?  And do they have to?  That is, do I have any say in the matter or am I completely at the… The post Cultivating Resilience To Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying appeared first on Cyberbullying Research Center.

  • Summary of Our Cyberbullying Research (2004-2016)

    At the Cyberbullying Research Center we have been collecting data from middle and high school students since 2002. We have surveyed more than 15,000 students from middle and high schools from across the United States in twelve unique projects. The following two charts show the percent of respondents who have experienced cyberbullying at some point… The post Summary of Our Cyberbullying Research (2...

  • 2016 Cyberbullying Data

    This study surveyed a nationally-representative sample of 5,700 middle and high school students between the ages of 12 and 17 in the United States. Data were collected between July and October of 2016. Click on the thumbnail images to enlarge. Teen Technology Use. Cell phones and other mobile devices continue to be the most popular… The post 2016 Cyberbullying Data appeared first on Cyberbullying ...

  • Resilience: Avoiding Victimization By Developing Social Competence

    This presentation is designed for youth professionals who would like to supplement their existing programming and policies with student-centered empowerment. As more attention is given to the importance of cultivating socio-emotional learning skills among students, it seems vital to increasingly consider one often-neglected component: resilience. As critical as it is to shape and improve the… The ...

  • League of Legends and Cyberbullying

    League of Legends (or League for short) is the most popular multiplayer online game in the world, and takes place in a 3-D battle arena setting involving role-playing and real-time strategy elements into its live environment. Players in League (also known as “summoners”) are matched up with others depending on their skill and game level… The post League of Legends and Cyberbullying appeared first ...

  • New National Bullying and Cyberbullying Data

    Here at the Cyberbullying Research Center, we use data to better understand what teens are thinking, doing, and experiencing at school and online. We promote evidence-based and research-inspired policies, procedures, and programming. And given the frequently-changing nature of technology use and misuse, we find it necessary to collect our own data on a regular basis… The post New National Bullying...

  • Cyberbullying and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    This presentation is designed for school administrators, counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other professionals who desire a comprehensive understanding of (and action plan to deal with) cyberbullying among youth with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These students arguably are among those most vulnerable to this growing problem, and have been characterized as the “perfect victim.”… ...

  • Coaches, Student Athletes, and the Misuse of Social Media

    With each new year, coaches are increasingly dealing with the challenges of social media. This can include inappropriate, unethical, and even illegal student-athlete conduct directly or indirectly related to their online communications. Recently, some schools are even mandating that informal or formal monitoring of students takes place by coaches, but not providing clear guidance on… The post Coac...

  • Student Athletes and Social Media

    Student athletes are no different than other teens and young adults in their social media use participation. However, they may arguably be held to a higher standard given their visibility and how reputationally and fiscally important sports and athletics are to most schools and universities. While most student athletes are doing the right things online… The post Student Athletes and Social Media a...

Cyberbullying Research Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Helping Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder when Bullied or Cyberbullied

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects social communication and often is marked by restricted interests, repetitive behaviors, and focus and sensory issues. ASD is diagnosed along a continuum from Level 1 (which can be equated to traditional conceptions of Asperger’s Syndrome – a term largely outdated), to Level 2 (where the…The post Helping Kids with Autism S...

Cyberbullying Research Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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