Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

How to Motivate Students to Stand Up to Bullying

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series As I watched my four-year-old daughter march off to school, dressed in orange to bring attention to National Anti-Bullying Day, I couldn’t help but think of how … Continue reading

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9 Ways Principals Can Respond When Teachers Bully Other Teachers

By Andrew Hawk Bullying is a hot topic in schools. Administrators, counselors, teachers, bus drivers—all school personnel from all over the United States have likely attended some kind of training on how to address bullying. I myself have attended several … Continue reading

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Is It Teasing or Bullying?

By Judy S. Freedman, M.S.W., and Mimi P. Black, coauthors of Ease the Tease When a child says, “I’m being bullied,” parents and educators are right to take these words seriously. Research has shown that targets of bullying are more … Continue reading

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The Power of Empathy During Bullying Prevention Month

By Judy S. Freedman, M.S.W., coauthor of Ease the Tease “How would you feel if that happened to you?” This question opens the door to teaching children about empathy. Empathy is recognizing, understanding, and caring about how someone feels, or … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Essentials: Bullying Prevention Skills to Help Kids Handle Teasing

By Judy S. Freedman, M.S.W., and Mimi P. Black, coauthors of Ease the Tease Attention, shoppers! Retailers are excitedly reminding us that it’s back-to-school season. Advertising of every kind is filled with the hottest school supplies, the latest fashion trends, … Continue reading

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