In response to national and state concern about the impact of bullying on students, recent Texas legislation has addressed the need for districts to develop anti-bullying policies and interventions. Further, the Texas legislature directed the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in collaboration with the Texas Education Agency (TEA), to provide and annually update a list of best practice-based early mental health intervention and suicide prevention programs for implementation in general education settings.
The Bullying Prevention Toolkit was compiled and approved by the Texas School Health Advisory Committee (TSHAC) at their May 14, 2012 committee meeting. For more information about the TSHAC, go to www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/shadvise.shtm.
Bullying Prevention Toolkit
Bullying Prevention Websites and Resources
Bullying Prevention Websites and Resources with Descriptions
More information can also be attained at http://www.stopbullying.gov/laws/federal/index.html.