What is Bully-Free Schools?
Bully-Free Schools (BFS) is a research-based program that is used in K-12 schools across Michigan. Schools that have implemented the BFS strategies report a reduction in bullying, harassment and other peer-to-peer aggression up to 83%. BFS is a model program for complying with Matt’s Safe School Law and for fulfilling the State Board of Education Sample Policy for bullying prevention.
Support for Bully-Free Schools at Oakland Schools
What You Should Know
Circle of Support for Learning: Bully-Free Schools professional learning includes:
- Strategies to impact the behavior of students who engage in bullying and other forms of peer-to-peer aggression.
- Elements of effective limits and consequences that ensure school-wide consistency
- Strategies to support the "targets" of bullying
- Techniques to empower "bystanders" and to change cultural norms
- Tips for implementation and integration with existing school initiatives, such as PBiS and MiBLSi
Segment 1 Powerpoint: What You Should Know
What Can We Do?
Where do we start?
Powerpoint: Where Do We Start?