Olweus Bullying Prevention

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

With over thirty-five years of research and successful implementation all over the world, OBPP is a whole-school program that has been proven to prevent or reduce bullying throughout a school setting.

All students and adults participate:

The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is designed for students in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Program Goals: The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is designed to improve peer relations and make schools safer, more positive places for students to learn and develop. Goals of our program include:

  • reducing existing mean and bullying behaviors among students
  • preventing mean and bullying behaviors between students
  • achieving better peer relations at school

Outcomes of the Program: 

  • Fifty percent or more reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Peer and teacher ratings of bullying problems have yielded similar results.
  • Significant reductions in student reports of general antisocial behavior such as school bullying, vandalism, school violence, fighting, theft, and truancy.
  • Significant improvements in the classroom social climate as reflected in students' reports of improved order and discipline, more positive social relationships, and more positive attitudes toward schoolwork and school.
  • Greater support for students who are bullied, and stronger, more effective interventions for students who bully.

Specific Components at CLPMS:

  • Mondays - 44 minute Class Meetings after lunch
  • Monthly Grade-Level Team Debriefs of behaviors and progress with Class Meetings
  • Consistent Individual Approach to mean and bullying behaviors at schools
  • Behavior Tracking System - consistent method of monitoring and responding to student behaviors
  • Our Pirate Promise
  • Class Meeting Ground Rules
  • Definition of Bullying

Presentations for Students and Parents:

Student Kickoff Assembly Video

Parent Information Night Video