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25/11/2009

Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Implementation
Country of Origin: Italy
Languages: English | Italian
Publication Information:

Some publications available. Eg Bardly AC , Farrington DP 2004: Evaluation of an Intervention Program for the reduction of Bullying and Victimization in Schools. Aggressive Behavior. Vol 30, pages 1-15 Also case in Book: Hoffman A M & Summers R W. 2001 (Eds.). Teen Violence: A Global View. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press

Evaluation: Yes
Available Formats: Paper Based
Free: No
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual
Tool Type: Information Campaign/Awareness Raising

Tool Description

A program developed by Baldry, is directed towards the individual and peer group and aims to enhance awareness about violence and its negative effects. This is achieved by teaching participants about negative effects of bullying, helping them to develop alternatives to aggression by enhancing empathy, and perspective talking skills. The program aims to increase students`awareness that violence and aggression can be reduced and prevented if peers act supportively rather than with nonchalance toward victims.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: Limited application
Tool mainly used in: Italy
Stage of Development: Recently produced(2-3 years)
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No reference to active participation

Evaluation Description

Evaluation presented in: Bardly AC , Farrington DP 2004: Evaluation of an Intervention Program for the reduction of Bullying and Victimization in Schools. Aggressive Behavior. Vol 30, pages 1-15 Experimental design with pre-test and post-test. 239 students were randomly allocated to experimental or control classes.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Anna C. Baldry, Researcher
Address: Room M 803 PO Box 90153
Postal Code: 5000 LE Tilburg
Country: Netherlands
Email: a.c.baldry@uvt.nl
Telephone: +31 13 466 8745

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