Resources

  • Assessing Prevention Capacity and Implementing Change: An evidence-informed and evidence-based Bullying Prevention Capacity Assessment and Change Package, MRSA-Maternal and Child Health of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Four Steps for Schools
  • Model Bullying Policy
  • Checklist for Schools
  • Administrative Rules: Student Protection Procedures
  • Building Respect: Bulllying Prevention This interactive professional development simulation uses role-play with emotionally responsive virtual students to help teacher, staff, and administrators learn the skills of motivational interviewing, skills they can use to help students open up about and connect with support.  Free to all Montana public school educators, staff, and key partners through the MT OPI's Teacher Learning Hub.
  • Social Emotional Learning curriculum is provided by the OPI's STOP Grant Program
  • The relationship between bullying and suicide: What We Know and What It Means for Schools
  • Montana Behavioral Initiative (MBI) Creates behavioral supports and a social culture that establishes social, emotional and academic success for all students
  • Montana Department of Justice Safe In Your Space program for students, parents and schools on cyber-bullying and online safety
  • Stopbullying.gov U.S. Dept. of Education resources for schools, students and parents
  • POWER UP, SPEAK OUT! is a five-lesson toolkit for educators that encourages middle school students to think critically about healthy relationships, power dynamics, boundaries, and consent.  
  • National School Mental Health Curriculum Learn more about a new FREE curriculum for school mental health available in Montana available through the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network. 
  • PAX Good Behavior Game: Announcing this FABULOUS opportunity for pre-K through 5th grade classrooms across our state!  The Addictive and Mental Disorders Division (AMDD) of DPHHS has been awarded 2.1 million dollars to enhance and increase efforts to mitigate the effects of opiate abuse in Montana.  AMDD has chosen to direct these funds to prevention efforts and is offering schools, school districts and community coalitions throughout the State the opportunity to apply for extensive training and support services to implement the PAX Good Behavior Game(GBG) in pre-K to 5 classrooms in both public and private school settings.  The PAX GBG is an evidence-based practice that has been widely shown to prevent substance abuse (as well as suicide and other maladaptive behaviors).  For further information please contact Pam Ponich-Hunthausen

 

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A Toolkit for Educators, Families, and Students