Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

Preparing for Bullying Prevention Month

By Stephanie Filio With the unending pressures of social media and confusing behavioral standards for today’s children, it has become clear that students need a little extra help and guidance in their hallways. In response, most schools and school systems … Continue reading

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Resolving Relational Aggression in Middle School

By Stephanie Filio When I tell people that I work in a middle school, I am often met with cringes (you probably just cringed yourself!). People immediately picture themselves at that particular time in their lives and cannot help but … Continue reading

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End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: A Q&A with Michele Borba, Ed.D.

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools Bullying, alienation, and self-doubt should not—and need not—plague any students in our classrooms. In April, Dr. … Continue reading

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Relational Aggression in Elementary School: The Search for the Power Between

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Some days I find “Notes to the Counselor” scrawled on recycled scraps of paper and stuffed into a box outside my office. These notes, usually authored by girls, hold genuine pain that graphite cannot contain: … Continue reading

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Helping Students Be STARs: Bullying Prevention and Intervention

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Bullying is a repeated pattern of hurtful behavior done by a person who has more power (physically or socially) than the person being targeted. Because of that … Continue reading

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