From our Reportbullying.com survey statistics on the topic of bullying, many of us have a myopic view. We tend to say, “It’s a bully problem. No, it’s a school problem. No, it’s a parent problem. No, it’s a teacher problem.” We think we know the problem because we are always looking in the same place,
A light bulb Manufacturing Company hired a consultant to analyze the cause of continuing problems among its various divisions. The management suspected communication issues and the consultant was asked to focus specifically on this aspect. The consultant went into the plant and started by spending some time asking a few key questions of a number
I’m here in the eastern part of Toronto where I’ll be speaking to 4 middle schools and 2 high schools about how to become proactive in reducing bullying. What I like the most is how excited they are to implement our anti-bullying program. It is critical to have a follow-up after an assembly to keep
As mentioned earlier, various studies have pointed out that parents who are not consistent in the discipline they impose on their children or who themselves resort to bullying behavior end up being poor role models for their children. Children exposed to such behavior by their parents do not learn appropriate social interaction and are not
Please read the following from the Ottawa Citizen… After reading please read my comments at the end. OTTAWA — On Monday, more than a year and a half after the suicide of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley, bullying was once again the topic at the late teen’s high school — but this time, the focus was hope.
One of the newest forms of sexual harassment involves LGBTQ (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered & Queers). Young LGBTQ people may be more at-risk for bullying, taunting, harassment, physical assault, and suicide. Over a 10 year period, more than 7,000 LGBTQ middle and high school students were surveyed. The survey found that: } 8 in 10
I hear this comment all the time. My kids are being bullied and the school isn’t doing anything. Before we start pointing fingers at the school system I think it is important to remember that bullying isn’t a school problem it is a community problem. We as parents need to know the 3 indicators to