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Title: Supporting the Olweus Program through Statewide Networking 2014 IBPA Conference


1
Supporting the Olweus Program through Statewide
Networking2014 IBPA Conference
2
Building Relationships to Support Schools
University Partnerships
Community
3
National and University Partnerships
South Carolina
Tricia Motes tmotes_at_clemson.edu Joyce Ott
jott_at_clemson.edu South Carolina Olweus Program
Co-Coordinators
4
South Carolina Bullying Prevention Initiative
  • Partners
  • SC Association of South Administrators
  • Hazelden Foundation
  • The Institute on Family Neighborhood Life at
    Clemson University

5
Pilot Schools in 2011
  • Eleven schools agreed to pilot OBPP involving
    four districts (6 elementary, 4 middle, and one
    high school).
  • Criteria used in the selection of schools
  • Implement OBPP with fidelity (pay for training
    and materials costs)
  • Administer the OBQs at baseline yearly
    intervals for up to 2 years (no cost)
  • Allow SCASA to publicized the pilots the OBQ
    results.

6
Statewide Publicity for Kick-offs Results
7
State Association Partnership
  • Challenges
  • Benefits
  • States political climate is uncertain ever
    changing
  • National influences can undermine support
  • Initiatives can have a short shelf life
  • Access to school administrators whos buy-in is
    essential
  • Widespread publicity on programs success
  • Contagion effect when administrators share
    positive results

8
  • OBPP Expansion since 2009
  • Olweus trainer network grew from 6 trainers to 49
  • Program expanded from 4 to 21 in 1st year of
    SCASA partnership to more than 70 schools

9
IOWA
  • Penny Bisignano
  • bisignanoconsulting_at_gmail.com
  • Iowa Olweus Program Coordinator

10
Olweus Bullying Prevention Programming in Iowa
was Initiated by and is Supported byThe Iowa
Department of Education
  • Penny Bisignano
  • Iowa Olweus Program Coordinator

11
35 Olweus Trainers Across the State of Iowa
Two Olweus OTACs
12
Iowa IS3 Grant

20 High Schools Focusing on 3 Factor Model of
School Climate and 13 Sub Domains Every High
School served by Learning Supports Consultant
Olweus Trained
13
Safe and Supportive School Climate Model
14
Collaboration in Iowa
  • Department of Education
  • Safe and Supportive Schools Grant
  • Learning Supports Advisory
  • State Reporting System for Bullying
  • Youth Leadership Teams in High Schools
  • AEAs
  • Local Schools
  • PBIS Challenging Behavior Teams
  • School Improvement Accreditation Teams
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Non-Profits
  • Iowa Department of Public Health

15
Trainer Support Coordination is Critical
  • Learner Supports State Workshops
  • Olweus Newsletters Email Network
  • Yearly Plan and Calendar
  • Yearly Professional Development and Networking
    Days ( Clemson Support)
  • School Counselor and Social Worker Conferences
  • Iowa Safe Schools Conference/Collaboration

16
Trainer LeadershipCoordination is Critical
  • Presentations _at_ State Conferences
  • Regional Workshops for Schools
  • Statewide Evaluation of Olweus
  • Integration of Initiatives-Learning Supports
  • Olweus and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) in
    Iowa

17
VIRGINIA
  • Dr. Katie Moffett
  • Director Bully Free Virginia
  • cfmoffett_at_vcu.edu
  • Olweus Technical Assistance Consultant and Trainer

18
Virginia OBPP Projects2004-2014No Significant
Funding Streams since 2011 Yet, the Prevention
Work Goes ON!!!!
  • 2005-2010Statewide Project 90 schools in 27
    school districts. Collaboration VCU and Dept. of
    Health with support from Education and Justice
    with funding from CDC.
  • 2005-2014New River Valley Community Services
    Collaboration with Counties of Floyd, Giles,
    Montgomery, Pulaski and the City of Radford
  • 2009-2014Collaboration of Charlottesville
    City/Albemarle
  • County and UVA Safe Schools/Healthy Students
  • 2010-2014Collaboration of VCU Clark-Hill
    Institute for Positive Youth Development and
    Bully-Free Virginia with Richmond Public Schools
  • 2011-2014 Statewide Project 20 schools.
    Dept. of Health with support from Education and
    Bully-Free Virginia.
  • 2004-2014Many school districtslarge and small
    have adopted OBPP district-wide. Others are
    implementing Research-proven Strategies

19
Collaboration to Support Schools
Virginia Department of Health Virginia
Department of Education Virginia Department of
Criminal Justice Services Virginia Commonwealth
University Clark-Hill Institute for Positive
Youth Development Center for School-Community
Collaboration University of Virginia Curry
School of Education Bully-Free Virginia
New River Valley Community Services Floyd,
Giles, Montgomery Counties Radford City
20
On-Site Work with Local Schools
  • When you do not hear from the school, show up at
    the school.
  • Relationship Building with Administrators,
    Teachers and Staff OTAC/State Leader/Consultant
    visits the school BPCC meetings, kick-offs,
    Class Meetings
  • Collaborate with School Coordinators in person
    when possible
  • Build Relationships wherever you can-- with
    Central Office Staff, School Board, Bus Drivers,
    Cafeteria Workers

21
Ideas Strategies Promoted
  • District Bullying Prevention Coordinating Team
  • Positive Youth Development/Student Leadership
  • Coordination of Bullying Prevention, Character
    Education, and Classroom Management
    programsemphasis on class meetings
  • OBPP, Life Skills, Safe Dates
  • PBIS, Responsive Classroom
  • Regularly scheduled Refresher Training for
    Coordinating Committee and for Staff
  • Regional and Local Networking Meetings

22
OBPP Data Collection
  • Olweus Bullying Questionnaire
  • Fidelity Data using OBPP Checklists
  • Class Meeting Checklists completed by teachers
  • Observation checklists completed by class meeting
    observers
  • Trainer Reports
  • Documentation of Implementation Steps in Bullying
    Prevention Coordinating Committee (BPCC) Minutes

23
of students who have been bullied 2-3 times
per month or more
24
of students who have bullied other student(S)
2-3 times per month or more
25
of students who indicated that teachers and
school staff often or almost always intervene in
bullying SITUATIONS
26
Celebrate School Successes! 2013-2014
  • Students and parents attended very successful
    kickoff events!
  • Teachers did 22 class meetings
  • Students completed 19 journal prompts
  • A group of students participated in a leadership
    group where they received lessons from the Youth
    Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities
    (YES) curriculum (2008) and took a field trip to
    VCU!
  • There were decreases in bullying behavior from
    2012 to 2013 and increases in teacher
    interventions in bullying situations!

27
Planning Ahead THIS YEAR 2014-2015
  • School kickoff events are scheduled for the first
    week of school during the conduct assemblies.
  • Class meetings will occur every Wednesday during
    elective classes, starting September 10th.
  • Journal prompts will occur every Thursday during
    the beginning of 1st or 2nd period starting
    September 11th.
  • Staff discussion groups will be held every 4th
    Wednesday of the month after school during
    grade-level meetings, starting September 24th.
  • We will be asking for nominations for the Fall
    2014 student leadership group soon!

28
Listen, Share, Celebrate, Encourage!!!
29
OHIO
  • Donna Dickman, OCPSI
  • ddickman_at_pvff.org
  • Ohio Olweus Program Coordinator

30
Public Libraries
31
Faith-Based Institutions
32
Youth Serving Agencies
33
Government Agencies
34
Local Business
35
Local Foundations
36
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Networking2014 IBPA Conference
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Title: Supporting the Olweus Program through Statewide Networking 2014 IBPA Conference


1
Supporting the Olweus Program through Statewide
Networking2014 IBPA Conference
2
Building Relationships to Support Schools
University Partnerships
Community
3
National and University Partnerships
South Carolina
Tricia Motes tmotes_at_clemson.edu Joyce Ott
jott_at_clemson.edu South Carolina Olweus Program
Co-Coordinators
4
South Carolina Bullying Prevention Initiative
  • Partners
  • SC Association of South Administrators
  • Hazelden Foundation
  • The Institute on Family Neighborhood Life at
    Clemson University

5
Pilot Schools in 2011
  • Eleven schools agreed to pilot OBPP involving
    four districts (6 elementary, 4 middle, and one
    high school).
  • Criteria used in the selection of schools
  • Implement OBPP with fidelity (pay for training
    and materials costs)
  • Administer the OBQs at baseline yearly
    intervals for up to 2 years (no cost)
  • Allow SCASA to publicized the pilots the OBQ
    results.

6
Statewide Publicity for Kick-offs Results
7
State Association Partnership
  • Challenges
  • Benefits
  • States political climate is uncertain ever
    changing
  • National influences can undermine support
  • Initiatives can have a short shelf life
  • Access to school administrators whos buy-in is
    essential
  • Widespread publicity on programs success
  • Contagion effect when administrators share
    positive results

8
  • OBPP Expansion since 2009
  • Olweus trainer network grew from 6 trainers to 49
  • Program expanded from 4 to 21 in 1st year of
    SCASA partnership to more than 70 schools

9
IOWA
  • Penny Bisignano
  • bisignanoconsulting_at_gmail.com
  • Iowa Olweus Program Coordinator

10
Olweus Bullying Prevention Programming in Iowa
was Initiated by and is Supported byThe Iowa
Department of Education
  • Penny Bisignano
  • Iowa Olweus Program Coordinator

11
35 Olweus Trainers Across the State of Iowa
Two Olweus OTACs
12
Iowa IS3 Grant

20 High Schools Focusing on 3 Factor Model of
School Climate and 13 Sub Domains Every High
School served by Learning Supports Consultant
Olweus Trained
13
Safe and Supportive School Climate Model
14
Collaboration in Iowa
  • Department of Education
  • Safe and Supportive Schools Grant
  • Learning Supports Advisory
  • State Reporting System for Bullying
  • Youth Leadership Teams in High Schools
  • AEAs
  • Local Schools
  • PBIS Challenging Behavior Teams
  • School Improvement Accreditation Teams
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Non-Profits
  • Iowa Department of Public Health

15
Trainer Support Coordination is Critical
  • Learner Supports State Workshops
  • Olweus Newsletters Email Network
  • Yearly Plan and Calendar
  • Yearly Professional Development and Networking
    Days ( Clemson Support)
  • School Counselor and Social Worker Conferences
  • Iowa Safe Schools Conference/Collaboration

16
Trainer LeadershipCoordination is Critical
  • Presentations _at_ State Conferences
  • Regional Workshops for Schools
  • Statewide Evaluation of Olweus
  • Integration of Initiatives-Learning Supports
  • Olweus and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) in
    Iowa

17
VIRGINIA
  • Dr. Katie Moffett
  • Director Bully Free Virginia
  • cfmoffett_at_vcu.edu
  • Olweus Technical Assistance Consultant and Trainer

18
Virginia OBPP Projects2004-2014No Significant
Funding Streams since 2011 Yet, the Prevention
Work Goes ON!!!!
  • 2005-2010Statewide Project 90 schools in 27
    school districts. Collaboration VCU and Dept. of
    Health with support from Education and Justice
    with funding from CDC.
  • 2005-2014New River Valley Community Services
    Collaboration with Counties of Floyd, Giles,
    Montgomery, Pulaski and the City of Radford
  • 2009-2014Collaboration of Charlottesville
    City/Albemarle
  • County and UVA Safe Schools/Healthy Students
  • 2010-2014Collaboration of VCU Clark-Hill
    Institute for Positive Youth Development and
    Bully-Free Virginia with Richmond Public Schools
  • 2011-2014 Statewide Project 20 schools.
    Dept. of Health with support from Education and
    Bully-Free Virginia.
  • 2004-2014Many school districtslarge and small
    have adopted OBPP district-wide. Others are
    implementing Research-proven Strategies

19
Collaboration to Support Schools
Virginia Department of Health Virginia
Department of Education Virginia Department of
Criminal Justice Services Virginia Commonwealth
University Clark-Hill Institute for Positive
Youth Development Center for School-Community
Collaboration University of Virginia Curry
School of Education Bully-Free Virginia
New River Valley Community Services Floyd,
Giles, Montgomery Counties Radford City
20
On-Site Work with Local Schools
  • When you do not hear from the school, show up at
    the school.
  • Relationship Building with Administrators,
    Teachers and Staff OTAC/State Leader/Consultant
    visits the school BPCC meetings, kick-offs,
    Class Meetings
  • Collaborate with School Coordinators in person
    when possible
  • Build Relationships wherever you can-- with
    Central Office Staff, School Board, Bus Drivers,
    Cafeteria Workers

21
Ideas Strategies Promoted
  • District Bullying Prevention Coordinating Team
  • Positive Youth Development/Student Leadership
  • Coordination of Bullying Prevention, Character
    Education, and Classroom Management
    programsemphasis on class meetings
  • OBPP, Life Skills, Safe Dates
  • PBIS, Responsive Classroom
  • Regularly scheduled Refresher Training for
    Coordinating Committee and for Staff
  • Regional and Local Networking Meetings

22
OBPP Data Collection
  • Olweus Bullying Questionnaire
  • Fidelity Data using OBPP Checklists
  • Class Meeting Checklists completed by teachers
  • Observation checklists completed by class meeting
    observers
  • Trainer Reports
  • Documentation of Implementation Steps in Bullying
    Prevention Coordinating Committee (BPCC) Minutes

23
of students who have been bullied 2-3 times
per month or more
24
of students who have bullied other student(S)
2-3 times per month or more
25
of students who indicated that teachers and
school staff often or almost always intervene in
bullying SITUATIONS
26
Celebrate School Successes! 2013-2014
  • Students and parents attended very successful
    kickoff events!
  • Teachers did 22 class meetings
  • Students completed 19 journal prompts
  • A group of students participated in a leadership
    group where they received lessons from the Youth
    Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities
    (YES) curriculum (2008) and took a field trip to
    VCU!
  • There were decreases in bullying behavior from
    2012 to 2013 and increases in teacher
    interventions in bullying situations!

27
Planning Ahead THIS YEAR 2014-2015
  • School kickoff events are scheduled for the first
    week of school during the conduct assemblies.
  • Class meetings will occur every Wednesday during
    elective classes, starting September 10th.
  • Journal prompts will occur every Thursday during
    the beginning of 1st or 2nd period starting
    September 11th.
  • Staff discussion groups will be held every 4th
    Wednesday of the month after school during
    grade-level meetings, starting September 24th.
  • We will be asking for nominations for the Fall
    2014 student leadership group soon!

28
Listen, Share, Celebrate, Encourage!!!
29
OHIO
  • Donna Dickman, OCPSI
  • ddickman_at_pvff.org
  • Ohio Olweus Program Coordinator

30
Public Libraries
31
Faith-Based Institutions
32
Youth Serving Agencies
33
Government Agencies
34
Local Business
35
Local Foundations
36
Supporting the Olweus Program through Statewide
Networking2014 IBPA Conference
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