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Bush, Joshua L.; Bush, Heather M.; Coker, Ann L.; Brancato, Candace J.; Clear, Emily R.; Recktenwald, Eileen A. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Costs of providing the Green Dot bystander-based intervention, shown to be effective in the reduction of sexual violence among Kentucky high school students, were estimated based on data from a large cluster-randomized clinical trial. Rape Crisis Center Educators were trained to provide Green Dot curriculum to students. Implementing Green Dot in…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Intervention, Rape, Sexual Abuse
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Östberg, Viveca; Modin, Bitte; Låftman, Sara Brolin – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Being bullied at school is strongly related to psychological health complaints at the same time point. Studies have also found long-term associations, but few have combined a prospective design with children's own reports on bullying, and conducted gender-specific analyses. The present study assesses health consequences in young adulthood of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Followup Studies, Foreign Countries
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Steck, Andy K.; Perry, David – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth face hostile and exclusionary learning environments. A qualitative phenomenographic method involving semistructured interviews of seven secondary school administrators was conducted to identify perceptions of experiences creating a safe and inclusive environment for students…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, School Safety
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Hutzell, Kirsten L.; Payne, Allison Ann – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examines the impact of bullying victimization on school avoidance by proposing the following hypotheses: (1) Net of other factors, students who have experienced bullying victimization are more likely to engage in school avoidance behaviors; (2) There are protective factors that will decrease this relationship between bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Regression (Statistics), Student Surveys
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Eklund, Katie; Meyer, Lauren; Bosworth, Kris – Journal of School Violence, 2018
School resource officers (SROs) are being increasingly employed in schools to respond to incidents of school violence and to help address safety concerns among students and staff. While previous research on school safety and crisis teams has examined the role of school mental health professionals' and administrators, fewer studies have evaluated…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crisis Management, Mental Health Workers, Police School Relationship
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Sevigny, Eric L.; Zhang, Gary – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study investigates how barriers to school-based crime prevention programming moderate the effects of situational crime prevention (SCP) policies on levels of violent crime in U.S. public high schools. Using data from the 2008 School Survey on Crime and Safety, we estimate a series of negative binomial regression models with interactions to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Crime, Prevention, High Schools
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Siebert, Erin C.; Stewart, David G.; Hu, Emily M.; Estoup, Ashley C.; Underbrink, Erin G.; Moore, Lindsay S. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Our aim was to test the hypothesized relationships between trauma exposure and alcohol-related problems, mediated by PTS symptoms, moderated by prior trauma exposure and help-seeking. Participants were 244 members of a private university who were enrolled or employed at the school on the date of a campus shooting. Online measures were distributed…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Correlation, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse
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Nagamatsu, Miyuki; Ooshige, Narumi; Goto, Tomoko; Shimazaki, Azusa – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examined factors related to sexual assault among early adolescents in Japan. During a 6-month period, an anonymous questionnaire survey was distributed to 1,246 students ages 13-15 years at eight junior high schools. Consent to participation in this study was obtained from a total of 1,125 (90.3%) students. It was found that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Sexual Abuse, Questionnaires
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VanZoeren, Sarah; Weisz, Arlene N. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Complex issues such as bullying have brought to light the importance of expanding school prevention efforts to include interventions focused on multiple levels of practice. Utilizing data gathered from middle-school teachers across the state of Michigan, this study examines how both individual and organizational characteristics influence teacher…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Intervention, Middle School Teachers
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Paez, Gabriel R. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Cyber bullying has become more pervasive as a result of advances in communication technology such as email, text messaging, chat rooms, and social media sites. Despite the growth in research on correlates associated with engagement in cyber bullying, few studies test the applicability of criminological theories to explain engagement in cyber…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Adolescents, Social Influences
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Hellfeldt, Karin; Gill, Peter Edward; Johansson, Björn – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Cross-sectional studies of bullying mask variability in categories of and persistence of bullying victimization. Longitudinal, individual-level data offers a greater insight into schoolchildren's psychosomatic maladjustment as a consequence of bullying. Swedish schoolchildren (n = 3,349), with unique identifiers, in 44 schools (4th-9th grade),…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Victims, Psychosomatic Disorders, Foreign Countries
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Voulgaridou, Ioanna – Journal of School Violence, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the association of callous-unemotional traits, hostile attribution bias, and relational victimization experiences among 228 Greek preadolescent students attending the last two primary school grades. No significant gender differences were found. Correlations showed positive associations among relational…
Descriptors: Victims, Preadolescents, Aggression, Behavior Problems
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Balanovic, Jovana; Stuart, Jaimee; Jeffrey, Jenny – Journal of School Violence, 2018
A growing body of research illustrating the detrimental consequences of bullying has led to many antibullying interventions being developed. Despite good intentions, evidence suggests that such programs vary considerably in their efficacy. The current study examines the social discourse around bullying in the New Zealand environment in order to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Hall, William J.; Chapman, Mimi V. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bullying threatens the mental and educational well-being of students. All states have enacted antibullying laws. This study surveyed 634 educators about the implementation of the North Carolina School Violence Prevention Act, which enumerated social classes protected from bullying: race, national origin, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Machackova, Hana; Dedkova, Lenka; Sevcikova, Anna; Cerna, Alena – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bystanders in cyberaggression can support the victim, join the aggressor, or remain passive. We examined how supportive and passive adolescent Czech cyberbystanders (N = 443, ages 12-18) differ in terms of individual characteristics, emotional responses, and contextual factors. The most substantial distinguishing factor between the two groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Internet
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