- Graduate Programs
- School Psychology
- Project Prevent and Address Bullying (PPAB)
- Grant Information
The Five Grant Components
- Scholars meet with project directors on a weekly basis.
- The seminar provides scholars with foundational knowledge of the best practices surrounding the empirical evidence behind bullying identification, prevention, and intervention within a multi-tiered framework.
Partner School Consultation
- Scholars work with a middle school in Northern Illinois to collect data and implement intervention and prevention strategies.
- A bi-annual survey of students and staff is conducted to collect data on bullying and school climate.
- Scholars lead focus groups to discuss bullying from students' perspectives.
- Consultants communicate with scholars and faculty on a regular basis to discuss grant-related projects and the emerging research in the field.
- They also make annual visits to NIU to meet with scholars and provide professional development opportunities.
- Scholars provide professional development trainings on bullying-related topics.
- Trainings are developed with the goal of disseminating relevant research and empirical evidence to current school psychologists and educators in the field.
- The PPAB website is an aggregated source of research with handouts for different audiences (parents, students, teachers, other academics and interested parties), with a specific interest and focus on bullying prevention and intervention in regards to students with disabilities.
- Scholar-created resources are available to the public.
Disclaimer: This information was developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, #H325K. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Bonnie Jones.