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    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of bullying, a form of violence among children, on school playgrounds, in neighborhoods, in homes and on the Internet, through a variety of interventions which may include use of an anonymous questionnaire to assess the nature and prevalence of the problem, development and announcement of an intervention program, open discussions of bullying at school and in other venues, increased supervision of children in areas that are "hotspots" for bullying, arrangements for reporting bullying incidents, immediate intervention when bullying incidents occur, development of protective strategies for targets, formation of support groups for victims of bullies, discussions with parents of involved students, and engagement of community members in support of the program. Most bullying prevention programs are school based and target students in elementary, middle and junior high schools. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or psychological; and involves intentional, repeated hurtful acts, words and other behavior such as name-calling, threatening or shunning committed by one or more children against another.

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    Bullying and Suicide Awareness - Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)The It Takes Courage Program is a community outreach initiative designed to raise awareness of the impacts of bullying and decrease the incidents of suicide by providing youth with the mechanisms that instill courage and inspire growth of empathetic communities. Schools as Tools brings the message of suicide prevention to local elementary, middle, and high schools through speakers and outreach. Children learn about signs of depression, bi-polar disorder, and other mental health conditions.Routt CountyReaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)
    Educational - Youth Power 365YouthPower365 provides Education, Arts and Athletic development and education through early childhood, K-12 higher education programs. PwrUp Early Childhood Programs: -Magic Bus (mobile pre-school program, 3-5 years of age) -Parent Mentors Program (dual-generation early childhood: professional development and training for parents and play groups for young children) PwrHrs K-12 Programs: PwrHrs Summer (6-14 years of age) PwrHrs Afterschool (5-14 years of age, pilot programming at the high school level) - Celebrate the Beat (9-14 years of age) Anti-Bullying Program (part of PwrHrs Afterschool) - Girl PowHER (11-18 years of age) PwrUp Higher Education: - Dollars for Scholars (17-22 years of age, high school & college students) - Internships & Apprenticeships Eagle County90 Benchmark Rd. Avon - Youth Power 365Youth Power 365

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