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Welcome to PREVNet

Canada's authority on bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe.

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Be inspired. Get involved! Bullying Awareness Week 2014
PREVNet's 2014 Bullying Awareness Week newsletter is out! PREVNet and our partners have been busy creating new practical resources and planning special events. Check it out and find something inspiring inside! Learn more
PREVNet is pleased to release Bullying Prevention: Facts and Tools for Schools, our latest comprehensive resource for educators and school adminstrators, which is available in English and French! This resource, created with the guidance of the Ontario Ministry of Education comprises Fact Sheets and Tools to support your ongoing bullying prevention and safe and accepting school efforts at your school.  Learn more
Family's 2014 Stand UP! Campaign is Underway!
Read PREVNet's popular Teacher's Guide, now available in both English and French, as part of the Family Channel’s 2014 Stand UP! Bullying Prevention campaign. This year's Bullying Awareness Week runs from November 17-23. Learn more
Check out some of the new WITS Programs tools and resources for 2014-15 including: new lesson plans, printables, webpages, reminder resources, and the WITS Picks sticker giveaway! Learn more
PREVNet's Scientific Co-Directors, Dr. Wendy Craig and Dr. Debra Pepler, win 2014 SSHRC Partnership Award
PREVNet's Scientific Co-Directors, Dr. Wendy Craig and Dr. Debra Pepler, win 2014 Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Award. PREVNet's partnerships are putting knowledge into action to help prevent bullying. Learn more
PREVNet's National Youth Advisory Committee: Results of Social Media and Safety Survey
PREVNet’s National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) was created in April 2013 with youth members from PREVNet's Partner Organizations. The NYAC has recently been involved in a social media and safety survey that was part of a research initiative aimed at understanding how young people use social media and online safety. Learn more
Bullying Policy & Legislation
Want to know how the law deals with bullying across Canada? Our new policy and legislation section outlines the different ways each province and territory address bullying, including your rights and responsibilities as a parent and an educator. Learn more

PREVNet Assessment Tool

PREVNet's BEST (Bullying Evaluation and Strategies Tool) assesses the extent and nature of bullying in schools. The tool is now available for purchase to schools nation-wide!

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Bullying Policy & Legislation

The law on bullying in Canada and your rights and responsibilities.

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NCE Projects

Networks of Centres of Excellence – Our 10 Knowledge Mobilization Projects

Mobilizing research to improve the lives of Canadians and enact social change.

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Research

Read summaries of PREVNet's comprehensive research on bullying and our understanding of it as a relationship problem. Find useful resources, tools, books and videos and learn more about how to create a world free from bullying.

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Canada's authority on bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe.

Learn more about PREVNet

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