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Bully Bystanders: You Can Make a Difference (cc)

Most teens don’t like to see their peers bullied but are not sure whether or how to respond. This video offers the empowering message that the most effective way to deal with bullying is through the efforts of those who witness it. Program features a compelling short drama based on real-life incidents where bystanders stand up and change the outcome of a bullying incident. We also hear from real teens discussing incidents where they and their peers made a difference by intervening in a bullying situation. On-screen experts advise teens how they can become proactive without putting themselves at risk. Viewers learn that respecting others and taking a united stand against all sorts of harassment is not only possible, but it can make a dramatic difference in the lives of many young people. Bystanders can make a resounding contribution by setting the tone for their peers and refusing to accept hostile behaviors. Consultant: Tara L. Kuther, Ph.D. Grades 7-College          17 min.          2011          DVD-5075

Submit: The Documentary

Submit: The Documentary Classroom Cut (PG)

Submit is the first award winning educational film that tells the stories of the families affected by cyberbullying. The shared experiences and testimonials of victims, survivors and experts expose the growing world of cyberbullying.


Submit: The Documentary is available on Vimeo

PG   50:52 minutes   2013   DVD

Hazelden Publishing and Bullying Prevention

Archived Webinars from Hazelden


Building Respectful Schools and Classrooms

Focuses on creating a climate of respect in both the school and classroom. Features interviews with teachers who have successfully established norms and expectations for respect. Demonstrates through videotaped training exercises what school staff can do and say to deal with disrespectful behavior, from profanity and putdowns to bullying.
Adult            37 min.           1998            V-5008

Reasons for Hope

Community members from Littleton, Colorado will discuss their healing processes and their hopes for the future. Another school system in Columbia South Carolina examines a school-community program called "Early Alliance" supporting young children, their families, and their teachers. This segment examines the ways in which home, school, and community can partner in teaching children to act and react in pro-social ways. Information on national trends in youth violence will be provided to help set a baseline of facts that will help separate myths from realities. In addition, an overview of factors to consider in developing school and community programs will be shared.
Adult           60 min.           2000            V-5025

Set Straight on Bullies

Whoever thought bullies were all talk and no action needs to view this National School Safety Center video, produced to help school administrators educate faculty, parents and students about the severity of the schoolyard bullying problem. The video is a docudrama "trigger film" designed to stimulate discussion and strategic planning among students, educators, parents and community leaders in the development of bully prevention plans. The message is clear: Bullying hurts everyone. The video tells the dramatic story of a bullying victim and how the problems adversely affects his life as well as the lives of the bully, other students, parents and educators.
Adult            17 min.           1988            V-5030

Max's Magical Machine, v. 4

This video emphasizes empathy and responsibility for the consequences of our actions. Live interviews with students encourage discussion of Show and Tell! The Movie and highlights the main themes of friendship and personal sense of self. Max's Magical Machine addresses violence, hurting others, bullying and sexual harassment
Ages 10 - 12            18 min.           1999           V-5016

Ages 10 - 12
You and Me, v. 2

This sensitive and lively video engages younger students in learning how to respect each other and how to seek help when they need it. You and Me addresses hurtful teasing, bullying and inappropriate sexualized behavior, starting character education as early as possible.
Ages 4 - 6            15 min.           1999           V-5014

Ages 4 - 6
Learning the Game, v. 3

This video nurtures the children's budding sense of empathy and accountability for their own actions. Class instruction focuses on the lessons learned by the main characters in Show and Tell! The Movie regarding violence, bullying and sexual harassment.
Ages 7 - 9            14 min.           1999           V-5015

Ages 7 - 9
Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain (cc)

Every kid runs into a bully sometimes, and our hero Jack is no exception! After being picked on, pushed around, and threatened by Henry the bully, Jack tries self-defense, insults, and even disguises to stop the bullying - but nothing's working. Finally, he comes up with a fail-safe solution - stay home from school forever! But, of course, Trevor and Jack's friend Skye aren't going to let him off so easy. From sketchpad to schoolyard, Trevor teaches Jack ways to handle a bully and the secrets for becoming bully-proof. PLEASE SPECIFY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A VHS OR DVD COPY.
Ages 8-13            28 min.           2004            DVD-5072

Ages 8-13
Real Kids: What We Learned About Bullying

One former bully describes wanting to tease others because she felt jealous or wanted to look cool in front of other kids. Another reveled in being the center of attention and being in control. Others say their conscience told them that what they were doing was wrong, and describe how the good feeling they initially got from bullying faded as they began to realize that they weren't well liked. Program points out how standing by and doing nothing while another person bullies someone encourages bullying. Victims talk about the feelings they experience when they are bullied. They detail the strategies that empower them to handle a bully without becoming one themselves. They describe five possible approaches: ignoring the bully, walking away, asking the bully to stop, getting friends to join them in facing up to the bully and finally, knowing when it is time to ask an adult for help.
Elementary            16 min.           2000           V-5023

Student Workshop: I Was Just Kidding! Learning About Harassment

It often starts out as a joke, a game, or a taunt - it ends up with someone feeling hurt, uncomfortable or left out. This realistic, highly effective workshop will open your students' eyes. They'll learn to identify what behavior constitutes harassment, the different kinds of harassment, steps they can take to stop it, and how observing harassment while doing nothing about it contributes to the problem
Elementary            16 min.           2000           V-5039

Student Workshop/Harassment Hurts: Gossiping, Taunting and Bullying

Stem the tide of bullying and harassment in your school by showing students the devastating effects of gossiping, taunting and bullying. This program gives youngsters the opportunity to consider and discuss strategies for coping with these difficult and pervasive problems.
Elementary            18 min.           2003            V-5055

No More Teasing

Presents effective strategies kids can use to protect themselves against teasing or bullying. With the help of the "No More Teasing Team" - peer hosts who introduce common teasing situations and offer solutions - this program shows how students can change their own behavior to lessen teasing or bullying's impact.
Elementary            14 min.           1995            V-5062

Defending Yourself: Bullying, Teasing & Put-Downs

This emotionally charged video makes children really think about the issues related to bullying, teasing, and put-downs by posing important questions about bullies and their victims. Defending Yourself: Bullying, Teasing, and Put-Downs also offers children positive suggestions on how to resolve bullying behavior in safe yet effective ways. Through testimonial interviews, children share their experiences with bullying, teasing, and put-downs and provide comment on what worked to stop it, and what did not. In addition to the children's testimonials, counselors and youth workers offer their expertise on why bullies act out and what makes someone a victim of this behavior. 2003 Parent's Guide To Children's Media, Honor Award. PLEASE SPECIFY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A VHS OR DVD COPY.
Elementary through Adult        22  min.           2004            DVD-5096

Elementary through Adult
Coping With Disruptive Life Changes (cc)

This program showcases the real stories of several teens who coped with major disruptions in their lives. One teen describes how her parents’ divorce caused her to rebel in school until, with the help of a school counselor, she rejected her gang-related friends and got her life back on track despite being pregnant. Another young woman shares how she dealt with the tumult of her mother’s relapse into addiction after her family lost their business and house to bankruptcy. Her involvement with a theater group and the support of good friends helped her eventually conquer her depression. A boy whose mother was diagnosed with breast cancer speaks about how he dealt with his bottled-up fear and anxiety by opening up to his grandmother. The program emphasizes the importance of being patient, having realistic expectations and seeking out people who can provide help and support. On-screen experts provide creative tips for adapting, coping and growing. DVD contains Spanish subtitles.


Grades 7 - College             22 min.              2010        DVD-4215 

Grade 7 - College
Ella the Elegant Elephant

The littlest elephant in Little Village is also just a little bit shy. She's moved to a new neighborhood, and has to start at a brand-new school. Good thing she has her grandma's lucky hat to take along. But Belinda Blue the bully doesn't like Ella. And she doesn't like the hat. And that means trouble with a capital "B". Based on the 2004 picture book by Carmela and Steve D'Amica.
Grades 4 - 6          10 min.          2005            DVD

Grades 4 - 6
The Power Trip: Bullying in School (cc)

This multidimensional video/DVD and teacher's guide explores middle school bullying from different perspectives that students will relate to and easily understand. Your students will hear from real teens who experienced bullying first hand as well as from students who have been the aggressors. Special attention is focused on understanding the different kinds of bullying and the differences between how girls and boys bully. Cheryl Dellasega, author of "Surviving Ophelia", describes relational aggression which is typical of how girls bully. Viewers also experience a workshop led by Dr. Michael R. Carpenter, a bullying prevention trainer, who coaches young teens on how to modify behaviors to achieve peaceful outcomes. Other topics explored include the difference between bullying and teasing, when you should tell an adult about being bullied, what bystanders can do to prevent bullying and how bullied kids can "stand up, step up and speak out" to stop bullying.
Grades 5 - 9            2007           DVD-5128

Grades 5 - 9
Play It Safe: Strategies for a Safe School Environment (cc)

This video uses dramatic vignettes, real person interviews and teen hosts to help teach students that they are active players in creating a safe school environment. There are many subtle and often overlooked issues that make up a school's climate-gossiping, taunting, ignoring, labeling, isolating, teasing, intolerance, bullying, excluding-all can create an unhealthy atmosphere. While one act may not seem significant, the cumulative effects can be devastating. Viewers learn how important it is to refrain from negative behaviors, whether in school or on the Internet. Presents The Five Safe School Strategies: Stay Alert, Identify Risks, Speak Up, Be Considerate and Participate. Viewers also learn how to use their influence to encourage peers to follow these strategies. Often peers are aware of potential school violence and need to act responsibly and seriously when threats are made openly or off-handedly. Students will understand that they have significant ownership in a positive and safe school environment.
Grades 5 - 9            20 min.           2008           DVD-5129

Grades 5 - 9
Cliques: Where Do You Fit In? (cc)

Explains the nature of cliques, why they develop, how clique leadership controls members, how at best cliques help establish group identity, and how at worst they can be destructive. Using an attention-grabbing mix of student interviews and cartoon animations, program provides insight and perspective into the lives of young teens who are "in with the 'in' crowd" as well as those who are on the outside looking in. Answering the question, "Am I popular?" takes on new meaning as students weigh the pros and cons of exclusionary friendships. Demonstrates that friendships with a wide range of students are both enriching and necessary for a fully developed personality and life experience; and that by building awareness and tolerance students can avoid the down side of cliques. A guidance counselor and two young hosts offer advice about how to deal with being excluded, avoid social bullying, and find support from friends.
Grades 5 - 9            15 min.           2009            DVD-5134

Grades 5 - 9
Real People: Gossiping, Taunting, Bullying: It's All Harassment

What constitutes harassment? How does it make kids feel? What can they do to handle it? What should they do if they witness it? These are the questions that will be answered in this program. With the encouragement of a school counselor, young teens share their own experiences coping with bullying, taunting and teasing. They view and react to dramatic vignettes that show realistic situations of harassment. Dr. Michael Furlong, professor at UC Santa Barbara, lends expert advice to students about what they can do to handle these difficult situations.
Grades 5 - 9            24 min.           2000           V-5024

Grades 5 - 9
I Was Cyberbullied (cc)

Program presents three real-life stories from kids who were targets of cyberbullying attacks and offers viewers practical suggestions for how to avoid being victimized by this new, rapidly-spreading type of bullying. Each story highlights important tips such as: only post the type of information online that you would be comfortable with others seeing; remember that once an email or photo is posted online, you can’t take it back; avoid responding to vicious texts or emails that might escalate a situation further; and know when to turn to a trusted adult for help. Renowned “bully coach” Joel Haber leads a discussion on how serious and damaging cyberbullying can be, and touches upon recent cases of children committing suicide after being cyberbullied. This timely program will strike a chord with all viewers—those who may have been victimized as well as those who may have thought that cyberbullying was “no big deal.”
Consultant: Joel Haber PhD, “The Bully Coach”

Grades 7 - College           23 min.           2010           DVD-5148

Grades 7 - College
Teen Truth: An Inside Look at Bullying and School Violence (cc)

This multi-faceted production weaves together several dramatic strands, creating a unique and candid view of how bullying directly correlates to the rise of school violence in schools. In one strand, viewers follow a fictionalized story of a confused teenager toting a backpack as he rides a bus to school. Through his narration we learn of his inner frustrations and it becomes increasing clear that he is armed and prepared to use his concealed weapon. In another strand, we see and hear the voices and pictures of real teens videotaping and questioning their own peers about the devastating effects of bullying and violence in and around their schools. Viewers experience the Columbine disaster, through live voice recordings of parents, teachers and students talking to 911 operators as the disaster occurred. Finally, viewers hear from experts and students about the best ways to combat bullying and school violence while the story of the armed young man riding the bus takes a surprising twist. A detailed teacher's resource book provides activities, work sheets, fact sheets and resources to aid in the struggle to stop bullying and school violence.
Grades 7-12                   24 min.          2006              DVD-5124

Grades 7-12
Stop Bullying...Take a Stand! (cc)

Hosted by Erika Harold, Miss America 2003, herself a victim of severe harassment, this solution oriented program presents a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to preventing bullying. Her personal story and advice is interwoven with compelling personal stories of teens who have also been bullied. A visit to Olney, MD follows high school peer educators as they work with middle school students to produce PSAs showing what bystanders can do when they see someone being bullied. Everyone involved gains awareness about the various forms of bullying and harassment, and in the process, changes their own attitudes and behavior. It also focuses on the widespread problem of cyberbullying, with an AOL consumer advisor giving parents and teens practical advice about how to deal with online harassment. The program's approach and information is based on the latest research and recommendations of HRSA's (Health Resources and Services Administration) Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now! Campaign.
Grades 8-12            30 min.           2004           DVD-5127

Grades 8-12