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 »

Handling Bullying in the Classroom: How School Psychologists Can Help Children who are Being Bullied

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Bullying at school is not a new problem. Quite the contrary: It’s been going on, doubtlessly, since the very first one-room schoolhouse opened its doors. But, today, educators are rightfully trying to take a more proactive approach to preventing and minimizing the devastating effects of bullying in the classroom, as well as the hallways, cafeterias,… Read more »