Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

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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Teaching Kids to Learn from Conflict

By Lauren Murphy Payne. MSW, LCSW, author of We Can Get Along: A Child’s Book of Choices and Just Because I Am: A Child’s Book of Affirmation Conflict is a part of life. Actually, it is an important part of … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Resources for National Bullying Prevention Month!

About one out of every four US students will report being bullied this year, making bullying the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation. Many of you are charged with preventing and responding to bullying, … Continue reading

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