Bullystoppers.com! Free Bully Reporting & Skills Training by Tom Letson NJ SAC LPC
Free Bully Reporting & Skills Training by Tom Letson, NJ SAC LPC
Bullystoppers.com was the first free bully reporting web site (2001) and it remains unique...and free. Students are offered an anonymous method to report bullying which can be viewed by school officials to take action. Registration is not required and using names in reports is not permitted. This is to prevent false reports and to protect the identity of students who make reports. Schools can include Bullystoppers.com reporting in their bullying prevention efforts by clicking/printing/posting this sign:
This type of reporting serves two purposes and is based on Situational Crime Prevention. Reports identify "hot spots" for staff to monitor to deter bullying with increase staff presence or to catch unsuspecting bullies in the act. Reports also give staff information to start investigating specific bullying situations. Click here to read a review about this reporting method. An attempt will be made by email to inform school officials that a report about bullying in their school has been posted (see disclaimer below).
This site also provides students, parents and schools with strategies, tips and advice on bullying from a full time public middle school student assistance coordinator. Please contact Tom Letson, NJ SAC LPC with any questions regarding this site or to inquire about guest speaking or counseling. (Please review the disclaimer and privacy notice below before using this site)
Bullystoppers.com is a bullying help and information website managed by Tom Letson, MA LPC LADC, a NJ Licensed Professional Counselor. Bullystoppers.com offers students the free service of anonymously reporting incidents of bullying allegedly occurring at school or on school buses. Reports posted on Bullystoppers.com provide school personnel with enough information to begin an investigation to determine the severity of the bullying, if any. Reports are posted only after review by Tom Letson, MA, LPC, LCADC, to deter false reporting. Bullystoppers.com cannot guarantee that a report approved for posting is not false. Tom Letson MA LPC LCADC is not liable for any report posted on Bullystoppers.com which after school investigation proves to be false. All reports will be removed from Bullystoppers.com immediately at a school official's request. Reports not meeting Bullystoppers.com criteria will not be posted and will be deleted. Bullystoppers.com will not be held liable for any report deleted for any reason. Reports containing names or initials of students or staff members, or accusing school officials of negligence will be not be posted.
Bullystoppers.com strongly suggests schools use the information contained in a posted report to determine the severity of bullying and harassment, if any, and any necessary methods of intervention. Tom Letson MA LPC LCADC is not liable for any damage whatsoever which may potentially result from a school failing to investigate a report of bullying posted on Bullystoppers.com. Bullystoppers.com posted reports are not to be used to report potential threats of violence. Reports containing such threats will not be posted. Students are directed to call 9-1-1 to report emergencies in which someone may be in danger. Tom Letson MA LPC, LCADC is not liable for any damages which may result from a report of violence not posted on Bullystoppers.com or reported to Bullystoppers.com via email.
Tom Letson, MA LPC LCADC also provides information to visitors that may be helpful to any individual who desires help with bullying issues. This includes suggested examples of comebacks to use with bullies and how to use comeback lines. The outcome of using comebacks in bullying situations cannot be guaranteed. Students, parents and educators use comeback examples appearing on the Bullystoppers.com web site at their own risk. The information provided is not intended to take the place of professional therapy or legal advice. The help of a licensed mental health profession or attorney is strongly recommended for any child and/or parent experiencing bullying at school.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you visit our site we automatically collect and store only the following information about you.
The name of the domain and IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our website; The type of browser and operating system used to access our site; The date and time you access our site; The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and The pages you visit.
Information Collected from E-Mail
If you identif y yourself by sending an e-mail containing personal information, we do not share the information you give us with any another other organization, public or private.
Security and Intrusion
For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or conduct criminal activity. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. Please note that except for in the event that any confidential information is required to be produced pursuant to court order, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits
Disclaimer for Hypertext Links
BullyStoppers.com and Tom Letson, MA, LPC, NCC are not responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference to the BullyStoppers.com Home Page. The user specifically acknowledges that BullyStoppers.com and Tom Letson, MA, LPC, NCC are responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.
Disclaimer for BullyStoppers.com Information
BullyStoppers.com is a bully and harassment reporting and information website managed and hosted by Tom Letson, MA LPC, NCC. Reports filed by member schools on bullying and harassment are automatically emailed to the respective school's contact person and are not previewed by BullyStoppers.com. Visitors to the BullyStoppers.com website are directed to call police to report any acts or threats of violence. BullyStoppers.com and Tom Letson are not liable for any damage whatsoever which may occur from a threat of violence reported in any manner to BullyStoppers.com and Tom Letson. BullyStoppers.com also provides information to visitors that may be helpful to any individual who desires help with bullying and/or harassment issues. The information provided is not intended to take the place of professional therapy or legal advice. The help of a licensed mental health profession or attorney is strongly recommended for anyone experiencing chronic and or severe bullying and/or harassment issues.