Institute On Family and Neighborhood Life

Bullying Prevention

The Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life is leading efforts in the United States to implement the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Developed in Norway, the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a comprehensive, school-wide program designed for use in elementary, middle or junior high schools and has been identified as one of only 11 national Blueprints for Violence Prevention by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado. For more information, visit, or contact Dr. Marlene Snyder at 406-862-8971 or 864-710-4562 and

Led by Dr. Sue Limber, Dan Olweus Distinguished Professor, Institute faculty and staff are actively engaged in the development and implementation of a National Bullying Prevention Campaign. The public information campaign, targeted at “tweens” (children and youth between the ages of 9 and 13), launched national print, broadcast, and web campaign ads on March 1, 2004.  Dr. Susan Limber and Dr. Joyce Ott have provided expert consultation of this national public awareness campaign called – “Take A Stand. Lend A Hand. Stop Bullying Now.” For more information, visit

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