Bullying Prevention Legislation: Focus on LGBT Youth (Webinar)

Meneses, C.,
Schmidt, E.
Published: November, 2012
Paper/Research Report
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Webinar presentation date: November 15, 2012

This slide presentation is from a webcast held November 15, 2012 on bullying prevention legislation, with a focus on LGBT youth. The webcast specifically addresses LGBT bullying as a public health issue through law and policy. The authors present data on the extent and severity of LGBT student bullying, and explain how bullying is different for LGBT youth. They also provide information on the health impact of being bullied, the health impact of being a witness to bullying, the limitations of traditional methods of addressing bullying, the use of a holistic public health approach to bullying, and anti-bullying statutes in the 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Children's Safety Network, National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center, Education Development Center, Inc., 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313; Telephone: (617) 618-2918, E-mail: csninfo@edc.org, Website: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/webinar/bullying-prevention-legislation-focus-lgbt-youth
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