Prevention Services

  • Mission Statement

    Deer Valley Unified School District believes that it is the responsibility of parents, students, administration, teachers and staff to provide our school community with opportunities to identify and promote strategies, research-based practices and relevant programs that support a safe learning environment for all students.


    Anonymous Safe Schools Hotline
    Normal Peer Conflict Bullying

    Equal power of friends

    Imbalance of power; not friends

    Happens occasionally

    Repeated negative actions

    Generally not serious

    Purposeful, serious, with threat of physical or emotional harm

    Equal emotional reaction

    Strong emotional reaction from victim; little or no emotional reaction from bully

    Not seeking power or attention

    Seeking power, control, or material things

    Generally not trying to get something

    May attempt to gain material things or power

    Remorse – will take responsibility

    No remorse; blames victim

    Effort to solve problem

    No effort to solve problem