Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

The Picture Book Project: How a Group of Third Graders Continued the Story of Kindness

By Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, author and illustrator of the Weird series and Nobody! When Tim Francis, counselor at York and Jefferson Elementary Schools in Middlebury, Indiana, reached out to thank us for creating the Weird series, we had … Continue reading

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Life After Bullying: How to Help Your Child Move On

By Allison Wedell Schumacher If the events of the last 20 years have shown us anything, it’s that bullying can be traumatic. As a result of being bullied, kids can become withdrawn and depressed, and even harm themselves or others. … Continue reading

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Repairing Harm and Building Community: PBIS and Restorative Practices Framework

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., coauthor of The PBIS Team Handbook Humans are hardwired to connect to one another. We want to be seen and heard. We want to belong to a community that cares for us and to which we, … Continue reading

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Helping Students Resolve Disagreements with Friends

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends As kids mature, the importance of friendship groups increases. Kids with close friends tend to be better adjusted. The support that comes from friends can … Continue reading

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Bullying 101

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Bullying is essentially a pattern of repeated hurtful behavior toward others, generally with the bullying person having a power advantage over the target, in terms … Continue reading

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