The Checklist was developed for use by pediatric physicians and
nurses by Dr. Elizabeth Englander (Director, Massachusetts Aggression
Reduction Center) and by Dr. Peter Raffalli, Pediatric
Neurologist at Boston Children's Hospital.
What is the purpose of this Checklist?
are aware that pediatric physicians and their clinical staff frequently
encounter patients who may be experiencing social difficulties. The
purpose of this Project is to provide a Checklist that they could
quickly and easily use to assess for bullying and cyberbullying in their
Can you help a student who is being bullied?
the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center and the BACPAC Clinic
have online resources that anyone can access. MARC has extensive
educational and informational resources, including curricula and survey
services, but does not provide clinical interventions, services, or
programs. BACPAC does see patients. Help cannot be offered over the
telephone. Physicians and nurses who believe a child needs clinical
intervention should refer the child appropriately.