Bullying Prevention: Part 2, Cyberbullying

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What is cyberbullying?  Cyberbullying is the same as traditional bullying, but it occurs primarily online and in social media.  The reason cyberbullying is such a hot topic right now is for the mere fact that it never stops.  Traditional bullying typically only occurs throughout the school day and stops at the end of the school… Read more »

Bullying Prevention: Part 1, The Schools

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Let me begin this blog saying that bullying is an unacceptable behavior that adults and students have a responsibility to stop. It’s incredibly important that schools must have clear and comprehensive prevention practices/policies that address all forms of bullying and/or harassment. I know October was Bullying Prevention Month, but I wanted to speak upon this… Read more »

Tips for School Psychologists: Understanding the Early Warning Signs of Bullying

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Bullying causes severe emotional harm, and can destroy a child’s self-esteem and mental health. Whether it is verbal, physical or relational, bullying has equally devastating long-term results. Recent reports confirm that bullying is starting at increasingly younger ages and is more frequent and aggressive than ever before. Every day, 160,000 children skip school because they… Read more »