PARC provides research-supported resources for students, educational professionals, families, and communities. Our curricula are tailored for elementary, middle, and high-school-aged students and address relational and physical aggression and cyberbullying.
The services offered by PARC include the following: in-service training for faculty and administrators, assemblies for your students at your school, training programs for your students at our office, unique train-the-trainer programs for student mentors, faculty and staff, research and survey services to collect data about students, faculty, and parents, and presentations on peer victimization for parents and the community. Many of our services are offered as free or low-cost to K-12 educators.
Here are some helpful websites:
- Addressing Bullying and Cyberbullying - This article explains the role of those in clinical practice in preventing and addressing bullying/cyberbullying.
- Handling Bullying, Cyberbullying in Your Practice - This article explains the role of pediatric physicians in preventing and addressing bullying/cyberbullying.
- Practical Ways to Reduce In-School & Online Bullying - This article explains the purpose of MARC and gives advice to educators on recognizing victimization by bullying and cyberbullying.
- Editorial for the Special Issue on Cyberbullying - This article explains how the changes in communication through new technologies are increasing the ways children are getting harassed.
- Cyberbullying Victimization and Behaviors Among Girls: Applying Research Findings in the Field - This article explains the trends in female-based bullying/cyberbullying.
- On the Front Lines: Educating Teachers about Bullying and Prevention Methods - This article explains the examination of whether or not a group of teachers can recognize the signs of cyberbullying, and whether or not they are prepared to intervene.
- Reducing Bullying and Cyberbullying - This article lists steps on how to be aware and prevent bullying.
- Cyberbullying and Information Exposure: User-Generated content in Post-Secondary Education - This article describes the expansion of bullying through means of technological advances.
- Cyberbullying & Bullying in Massachusetts: Frequency & Motivations - This article shows the major findings of the studies by MARC in the years 2006-08.
- Just Turn The Darn Thing Off: Understanding Cyberbullying - This article explains MARC’s aggressive and innovative approach to researching and addressing both bullying and cyberbullying.
- Is Bullying a Junior Hate Crime? Implications for Interventions - This article compares and contrast hate crimes and bullying.
- When Should You Hesitate to Mediate? - This article describes the inability to mediate and negotiate conflicts between bully and victim.
- Top 50 Dot-Edu Resources for School Counselors - This site helps school counselors learn about different issues among students. It offers information about student health on a physical and psychological level.
- cyberbullying.us - This site includes research and victim stories about cyberbullying. It offers resources for educators, parents, and teens to help them deal with cyberbullying.
- Keys to Safer Schools - This site is used as a way to provide information and experiences about bullying to the world. It offers a chance for parents, teachers, or children to tell the story of their experiences of being bullied or of witnessing someone being bullied.
- Stop Cyberbullying - This site promotes the “Stop Cyberbullying” campaign in an attempt to stop cyberbullying. It provides a way for children to provide student peer support in schools and provides “How To?” information for parents and teachers