Evaluation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: A large scale study of U.S. students in grades 3-11.

  title={Evaluation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: A large scale study of U.S. students in grades 3-11.},
  author={Susan P Limber and Dan Olweus and Weijun Wang and Matthew G. Masiello and Kyrre Breivik},
  journal={Journal of school psychology},

Addressing Specific Forms of Bullying: A Large-Scale Evaluation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) in reducing specific forms of bullying—verbal bullying, physical bullying, and

Evaluation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in US Urban Middle Schools Using a Multiple Baseline Experimental Design

The OBPP resulted in significant decreases in student- and teacher-reported aggression and victimization, however, this intervention had limited impact on general areas of school climate including teacher support, positive peer interactions, and school safety.

Effects and moderators of the Olweus bullying prevention program (OBPP) in Germany

The German version of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program significantly reduced the bullying prevalence in the completer schools and potential moderators of its effectiveness were investigated.

Scaling and Disseminating Brief Bullying Prevention Programming: Strengths, Challenges, and Considerations

Abstract Peer bullying occurs frequently among middle school youth, negatively impacting students and the broader school climate. However, during these years there is a gap in translating empirically

Examining the Effectiveness of School-Bullying Intervention Programs Globally: a Meta-analysis

This article presents results from an extensive systematic and meta-analytical review of the effectiveness of school-based bullying prevention programs. Its main aim is to explore the results of this

The Potential of Anti-Bullying Efforts to Prevent Academic Failure and Youth Crime. A Case Using the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP)

The results suggest the average causal effects of school bullying involvement are too small to translate this reduction in bullying into a sizeable population-level impact on students’ long-term outcomes, but a limited potential of anti-bullying programs to prevent population- level adversity can very well be compatible with substantial program effects for individual bullies and victims.

The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP)

 School‐wide components include the administration of an anonymous questionnaire to assess the nature and prevalence of bullying at each school, a school conference day to discuss bullying at school



Going to scale: a nonrandomized nationwide trial of the KiVa antibullying program for grades 1-9.

During the first 9 months of implementation, the KiVa program reduced both victimization and bullying, with a control/intervention group odds ratio of 1.22, which would mean a reduction of approximately 7,500 bullies and 12,500 victims.

The effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in public middle schools: a controlled trial.

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Bullying in school: evaluation and dissemination of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.

Several large-scale studies from Norway provide compelling evidence of the program's effectiveness in Norwegian schools and show that the OBPP has had a positive impact on students' self-reported involvement in bullying and antisocial behavior.

A useful evaluation design, and effects of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Abstract The article presents the logic and other characteristics of an “extended selection cohorts” quasi-experimental design. Possible threats to the validity of conclusions based on this kind of

A large-scale evaluation of the KiVa antibullying program: grades 4-6.

The results indicate that the KiVa program is effective in reducing school bullying and victimization in Grades 4-6 and suggest that well-conceived school-based programs can reduce victimization.

The impact of schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports on bullying and peer rejection: a randomized controlled effectiveness trial.

The results indicated that SWPBIS has a significant effect on teachers' reports of children's involvement in bullying as victims and perpetrators, and they suggest that SW PBIS may help address the increasing national concerns related to school bullying by improving school climate.

Anti-bullying intervention: implementation and outcome.

A positive impact of the intervention programme was found on several outcome variables and the intervention effects were found more often in Grade 4 than in Grade 5, and often only in schools with a high degree of implementation of the programme.

An item response theory analysis of the Olweus Bullying scale.

The empirical data were well characterized by the chosen IRT model and the Olweus Bullying scale was considered well suited for the conduct of fair and reliable comparisons involving different gender-age groups.

Do the victims of school bullies tend to become depressed later in life? A systematic review and meta‐analysis of longitudinal studies

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the extent to which bullying victimization in school predicts depression in later life and whether this relation holds after controlling for