Where can I get additional resources on cyberbullying?
Federal Government Resources (in alphabetical order):
- Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Information on Youth Privacy and tools to help advise youth about the relevance and importance of privacy when using digital technologies.
- RCMP's Centre for Youth Crime Prevention
Provides Canadians with age-appropriate crime prevention messages, information, tools and programs to prevent youth crime and victimization.
Non-Governmental Organizations (in alphabetical order):
Boys and Girls Clubs across Canada take a proactive approach in addressing bullying.
- Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. Their programs include:
- Cybertip.ca: Canada's tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children.
- NeedHelpNow.ca: An online resource designed to help youth who have made the mistake of sending sexual images of themselves to peers.
- Internet Safety Information for Youth: The following resources have been designed to provide parents and educators with age-appropriate information about what youth (12 years and older) are doing online.
- Parenting Tweens and Teens in the Digital Age (PDF 4 Mb)
- Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous and confidential phone and online professional counselling service for youth. Need help right now with cyberbullying? www.kidshelpphone.ca or 1-800-668-6868.
- Media Smarts
Canada's Centre for Media and Digital Literacy has resources on cyberbullying for parents.
Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network is Canada's authority on research and resources for bullying prevention.
- Red Cross
The Red Cross' Beyond the Hurt program teaches youth and adults how to recognize, respond to and prevent bullying situations.
The WITS Programs bring together schools, families and communities to create responsive environments that help children deal with bullying and peer victimization.
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