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What Should You Do if Your Child Is Bullied?

Talking about bullying can be stressful for you and your child. The most important messages to give your child is that you are happy they told you, you take bullying seriously and you are willing to be on your child’s team to figure out a solution to stop bullying as much as possible. While it […]

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How Do I Talk to My Teen About Sexual Violence?

It’s difficult to watch or read the news without coming across stories covering bullying and the increased efforts that schools are taking to prevent such behavior from occurring on school grounds. But what about sexual violence in schools? After all, research has shown that verbal bullying and teasing in middle schools predicts later perpetration of […]

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Bullying: What’s a Concerned Parent to Do?

The movie Mean Girls may have been fictional, but much of the story line rings true for children and teens today. Nearly one in five students has been bullied, according to a recent study from Olweus Bullying Prevention Program — and bullying has taken a high-tech turn with social media. Now kids can log onto Facebook […]

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