Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Bullying Facts Every Educator Needs to Learn

Huffington Post, October 15, 2014

"Everyone has a story about bullying. Most of us have been both the bully and the victim of bullying. As a therapist for teens, I've seen the devastating effects year in and year out. I've also witnessed my fair share of well-intentioned, but misguided educators toss around best practices for dealing with this widespread issue. 

Approximately 32 percent of students report being bullied at school. According to an Edutopia article, 'Bullied students are more likely to take a weapon to school, get involved in physical fights, and suffer from anxiety and depression, health problems, and mental health problems.'" Read more

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