History of dating violence
Gruman,"Do Social and Behavioral Characteristics Targeted by Preventive Interventions Predict Standardized Test Scores and Grades? Dan Olweus,"Bully/Victim Problems among Schoolchildren: Basic Facts and Effects of a School-Based Intervention Program," in The Development and Treatment of Childhood Aggression, ed.
A Brief History of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Dr.
Dan Olweus, a research professor of psychology from Norway, is often considered the "pioneer" in bullying research." He has spent several decades researching the issue of bullying to help keep children safe in schools and other settings. Olweus is best known for the most researched and widely adopted bullying prevention program in the world, the First Research Study In the early 1970s, Dr.
By the mid-1990s, these arguments led to legislation against bullying by the Swedish and Norwegian parliaments.
Program Development in Norway In 1983, three adolescent boys in northern Norway died by suicide. Vestre (Oslo, Norway: Didakta,1981); Dan Olweus,"Sweden," in The Nature of School Bullying: A Cross-National Perspective, ed.
Statistics continued to show successful prevention of bullying in schools. State legislation against bullying now helps to protect a child's fundamental human right to feel safe at school. ], in Normkriseog oppdragelse [Norm crisis and child rearing], ed. And, since a 2001 initiative by the Norwegian government, the has been implemented on a large-scale basis in elementary and lower secondary schools throughout Norway. For more information about bullying prevention activities and anti-bullying or violence prevention legislation in your area, see State Laws and Information.