Package Contents: Three Training DVD's for Bus Drivers, a Manual for the Director of Transportation and a CD-ROM with Forms and Documents
DVD #1- Bullying Prevention Bus Program: Training for Bus Drivers– The Definition and Nature of Bullying (2 hrs.) – Presenter: Allan L. Beane, Ph.D.
This extremely informative, powerful, motivational, and media-enriched presentation discusses the definition of bullying, the criteria for determining if a child is in a bullying situation. Also discussed are the different forms of bullying, and what research tells us about its prevalence, how boys and girls differ in bullying, warning signs that a child is bullied, warning signs that a child is a bullying, why some students will not report bullying, and much more. Drivers will leave this presentation more informed about bullying. Dr. Beane also shares his son’s powerful and moving story.
DVD #2 - Bullying Prevention Bus Program: Training for Bus Drivers – Why Bullying Must Be Prevented and Stopped (1 hr. & 15 mins.) – Presenter: Allan L. Beane, Ph.D.
In this highly informative and emotionally-charged media-enriched presentation, Dr. Beane discusses the rationale for preventing and stopping bullying. Dr. Beane discusses how bullying is robbing children of their childhood, causing fear, overwhelming anxiety, anger, hate, rage, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress. He shows how it is connected to discipline problems, gangs, cults, hate groups, use of drugs, alcohol, teen pregnancies, suicides, self-harm (cutting), school and bus shootings, poor academic performance, school phobia, poor school attendance, and much more.
DVD #3 - Bullying Prevention Bus Program: Training for Bus Drivers – A Sampling of Bullying Prevention Strategies Bullying (2 hours) – Presenter: Allan L. Beane, Ph.D.
Dr. Beane discusses practical, effective, and research-based strategies for bus drivers to use to prevent and stop bullying. He discusses how to create a bus climate that promotes peace, safety, the Golden Rule, and a sense of belonging and acceptance in all students. He also discusses the importance of establishing positive relationships, empowering students to prevent and stop bullying, connecting with school personnel, responding to bullying when it is seen and heard, helping bullied students to respond to bullying, and helping the bully change his/her behavior. He also reviews the different types of bullies, victims, and bystanders.
CD-ROM: Forms and Documents (Microsoft Word Files)
MANUAL FOR DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION: STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING AND STOPPING BULLYING