Monday, November 3, 2014

Good Coaching and Its Effect on Bullying

Huffington Post, October 31, 2014

"October is National Bullying Prevention Month, when organizations and people around the country work to help raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. Bullying is a problem that plagues many of our youth across all different communities, and can manifest in the form of mental and emotional abuse as well as physical violence.

To combat bullying amongst children, adults need to help kids understand the basic values of respecting their peers and appreciating peoples' differences. This needs to include proper guidance from parents and teachers, who are helping to build these young minds on a daily basis. However, one area that is often overlooked in the fight against bullying is coaching and youth sports." Read more

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