OLWEUS
COMMUNITY YOUTH ORGANIZATION (CYO)
ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM

A RESTORATIVE MINDSET

A restorative mindset is a way of thinking. It is a world view that values inclusive, collaborative approaches for being together in community. These approaches validate the experiences and needs of everyone, particularly those who may have been marginalized, oppressed or harmed. Acting through a restorative mindset allows us to respond in ways that are healing and supportive rather than alienating, punitive or coercive.

This mindset challenges us to refocus our outlook so that positive relationships
become the center of all interactions, including those that involve discipline.

What is Bullying?

“Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending him or herself.”

Bullying is aggressive behavior done on purpose

Olweus CYO Leadership Guide

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which individuals learn and apply a set of social, emotional, behavioral, and character skills required to succeed in schooling, the workplace, relationships, and citizenship. Development of SEL skills is influenced by environmental factors and systems, including culture and climate in the school and effectiveness of SEL implementation.
Our CYO provides a framework for an effective, comprehensive approach to SEL:
• Creating a supportive learning environment
• Promoting positive interactions among and between adults and peers
• Focus on restructuring the school environment to reduce opportunities and rewards for bullying and on building a sense of community.
• Class meetings to specifically provide SEL instruction

On-site with Follow-up

The CYO program is a 6 hour training that is designed for a one-day facilitation.

Virtual

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing we offer this 6 hour training via Zoom in three sessions

CARES LEARNING PARTNERSHIP
Has Two Nationally Certified Olweus Anti-bullying Trainers that co-facilitate to bring a one-of-a-kind experience.