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Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying

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Understanding School Social Workers' Roles In Bullying Prevention And Intervention, Jessica Staples Jan 2016

Understanding School Social Workers' Roles In Bullying Prevention And Intervention, Jessica Staples

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

The primary purpose for this research was to gain a better understanding how school social workers are assisting in bullying prevention and intervention efforts at schools. Semi-structured interviews were done with three school social workers and three school administrators from school districts around the Twin City metropolitan area, in Minnesota. Interview questions were asked regarding: understanding of roles, consideration of school bullying prevention programs, exploring opinions about bullying prevention policies, understandings of laws and policies, talking through the successes and lack of success of the current bullying program in the school and lastly, exploring roles in policy making. Findings from ...


A Systematic Review Of Bullying Prevention Programs In Schools, Ashley R. Lanigan Jan 2015

A Systematic Review Of Bullying Prevention Programs In Schools, Ashley R. Lanigan

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying prevention programs have been shown to be generally effective in reducing bullying and victimization. Because it is crucial for social workers to understand the impact of bullying prevention programs, a systematic review was conducted for this project to identify which programs have been found to be successful. A total of 518 reports concerned with bullying prevention were found, and 33 were assessed for eligibility. Of these reports, fifteen were included in this review. All articles from 1993 up to 2014 were hand-searched, and were in 9 electronic databases. Through a review of fifteen articles that acknowledged bullying prevention, numerous ...


Bullying Prevention: How To Foster Positive Interactions Among Elementary Aged Youth, Sara E. Johnson Jan 2014

Bullying Prevention: How To Foster Positive Interactions Among Elementary Aged Youth, Sara E. Johnson

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying has been identified as one of the most widespread forms of violence encountered in U.S. schools, with 30% of children reporting being the victims of bullying sometime during their lives, and approximately 10% reporting being victimized on a regular basis. This research sought to identify common threads that seem important for individuals working with children in school settings to be aware of in order to effectively prevent and respond to bullying based on current prevention efforts and curriculum a sample of Minnesota schools are currently utilizing. A qualitative research design was used to obtain data from a sample ...


Preschool Bullying: Does It Exist, What Does It Look Like, And What Can Be Done?, Laura Humphrey Jan 2013

Preschool Bullying: Does It Exist, What Does It Look Like, And What Can Be Done?, Laura Humphrey

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Bullying is a nationwide problem happening in our schools, homes, and workplaces. There have been numerous studies conducted to find out causes of bullying, prevention methods, and effects of bullying in children and adults. All of these studies have looked at children in kindergarten or older. This qualitative study had the goal of determining if bullying was happening in the preschool-age group, and if so, what was currently being done about it. In-person interviews and focus groups were done with seven preschool teachers. Through these interviews it was determined that bullying does happen as early as preschool and that there ...


What Components Of Bullying Prevention Are Present Within Minnesota Schools And Communities?, Mckena Katherine Martin Jan 2013

What Components Of Bullying Prevention Are Present Within Minnesota Schools And Communities?, Mckena Katherine Martin

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine which components of bullying prevention are present within Minnesota schools and communities, according to Minnesota school social workers. This study was a quantitative study, which used surveys to collect data. Respondents answered 37 questions regarding bullying at their respective schools. Thirty-four (n = 34) Minnesota school social workers were recruited through the Minnesota School Social Work Association using email. The findings from this study demonstrated that Minnesota schools and communities are implicating most components needed for an effective bullying prevention program. The findings also implicated that continuing research needs to look at differences ...