YLC FURTHER LEARNING CENTRE ON THE PREVENTION OF BULLYING & CYBER BULLYING:
This is an in house Your Life Counts program facilitated by any one of several YLC speakers each with his/ her own experience of bullying. Find out more about our BULLY-180 program outline here
2. The be a STAR Program
be a STAR is a major award winning national schools progam in the USA which is premised on empowering teachers and parents to combat the bullies in their schools. Extensive resources are available with opportunity to host a be a STAR event in your school. Your Life Counts is an international partner organization of the be a STAR Alliance. Find out more about be a STAR here.
PREVNet is Canada's foremost authority on the prevention of bullying. Within the PREVNet website are extensive resources and tools aiming to combat bullying in all age groups with a key focus on youth. Your Life Counts is a national partner agency of PREVNet and YLC Founder Rory Butler was awarded the PREVNet National Award for the work of Your Life Counts in bully prevention. Find out more about PREVNet here.
needhelpnow is designed to provide information to youth who have been impacted by a sexual picture/video being shared by peers. The goal of the site is to provide teens with practical steps they can take to regain control over the situation. This includes information about contacting websites/online services to request an image/video be removed, guidance on involving a safe adult, the importance of self-care and recognizing when things have gone too far.