Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Waldron Mercy Academy employs the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP), one of the most researched and best-known bullying prevention programs available, as a means to resolve conflict. OBPP has been recognized as a Model Program by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence and by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The program is designed for students in elementary, middle, and junior high schools. The goals of the program are to reduce existing bullying problems among students, to prevent the development of new bullying problems, and to achieve better peer relations at school.