Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools

This Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools assessment also includes:

Designed to provide tools to assess a range of bullying experiences, from perpetrators, to victims, to bystanders, the assessment tools in this packet asks pupils to rate themselves as bullies, victims, and/or bystanders. There are also materials that ask kids to rate their school and community.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the compendium as part of a school or district-wide professional development opportunity focused on bullying
  • Enlist the aid of the school psychologist or counselor when designing lessons on the topic of bullying
  • After using one of the tools have participants craft a reflection that summarizes what they learned about themselves and others as a result of the assessment
Classroom Considerations

  • Before using any of the assessments in the classroom, ensure that a protocol has been established for a safe, respectful discussion of sensitive issues
  • Become familiar with the support services available on campus and in the community for victims, perpetrators, and bystanders
Pros

  • The 128-page packet includes a summary of the research used to build the assessments, 33 assessments, scoring guides for the assessments, and commentary that includes information about factors that influence how to interpret the scores
Cons

  • None