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APHA Publishes CHPDPs Book: “A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention”

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In the fall of 2013, The American Public Health Association published, “A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention,” co-edited by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention’s Matt Masiello, MD, MPH, and Diana Schroeder, MSN, RN.

Written as a resource for educators, pediatricians, legislators, and community members, the book will highlight our evidence-based approach to bullying prevention.

There’s no doubt that bullying has become a topic of concern in our country’s schools.  Parents, teachers, administrators are searching for a valuable resource, based in evidence, from which they can establish guidelines and methods to implement in their school systems.

Because of this need, we assembled a team of 16 co-authors, including 6 members of the CHPDP staff, who are experts in the areas of bullying prevention and school-based health promotion.  Together, we created a comprehensive book that includes:

  • information about the consequences of school-based bullying from the perspectives of physical, mental, and public health,
  • how best to implement, evaluate, and sustain an evidence-based bullying prevention program, school legislation, school climate,
  • the cost benefit of bullying prevention, capacity building, and practical implications for school administrators.


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