Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

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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5 Ways to Support LGBTQ Students on the Day of Silence

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  On April 27, 2018, thousands of students across the country will take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing of LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Tips for Tackling Tough Conversations with Students

By Barbara Gruener It’s that time of year again—springtime, when students in your school family seem to know each other so well that they’re squabbling worse than siblings do, which means it might be time to don that helmet and … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Use I-Statements to Solve Peer Conflicts

By Allison Wedell Schumacher No, they’re not the latest technology on which kids can log hours of screen time. I-statements (also known as I-messages) are a method of communication that people have been using to resolve conflict for decades. And … Continue reading

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Getting to the Roots of Gender Inequality and Harassment

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  Students tracking the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are likely to bring those discussions to school and possibly even identify the gender inequalities … Continue reading

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