Category Archives: Bullying Prevention & Conflict Resolution

Is Your Child Being Bullied? Here Are a Few Ways to Tell

By Allison Wedell Schumacher “Mommy, do you think Alex will like this dress?” It seemed an odd question—my four-year-old daughter had yet to show interest in anyone’s opinion about her clothes (including mine). Then again, she had been talking about … Continue reading

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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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