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December 14, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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What Do I Do If My Child is Getting Bullied?

December 14, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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Bullying is something that has been in the news a lot more often as of late. With the internet, it has become much more difficult for us to figure out whether or not our child(ren) are getting bullied at school or on the internet. So what can we do in order to make sure that our children are kept safe? How can we help our children to learn that they are worthwhile so that they can live the lives that they deserve to have? [More]

December 12, 2014
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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Workplace Bullying: Know it when you see it and get help

December 12, 2014 04:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

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Whatever the cause of a bully’s behavior, victims are not responsible for it. Employers are responsible for ensuring that work environments are safe and healthy for all employees. Victims must understand that they cannot change the bully, and must take steps to protect themselves. Being a victim of workplace bullying can be a traumatic experience, impacting the victim’s emotional and physical health, as well as relationships. [More]

October 20, 2014
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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Beyond Bullying: The Long-Term Effects of Hazing on Young Adults

October 20, 2014 18:25 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

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Hazing is a widespread problem impacting not only colleges and universities, but high schools, as well. Rites of passage and initiation rituals are nothing new, but some of the hazing that goes on is devastating for victims and their families, and even illegal. Both victims and those participating in perpetrating the hazing can experience significant psychological effects including trauma reactions and shame and guilt. Joining any group, team, or club should not mean sacrificing your physical or psychological health and well-being. [More]

August 30, 2013
by Cindy Marie Hosszu

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Protect Yourself While Online

August 30, 2013 09:00 by Cindy Marie Hosszu  [About the Author]

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Back to School Series: Technology and the internet have changed how we communicate, how we learn, and how we take care of business. It has given us new ways to create, and experience the world around us. Unfortunately, some of the ways we have used technology to evolve are very negative. In the 2008/2009 school year, 20% of students experienced bullying by electronic means, and 28% experience... [More]

August 30, 2013
by Cindy Marie Hosszu

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This is not a rite of passage...

August 30, 2013 08:00 by Cindy Marie Hosszu  [About the Author]

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Back to School Series: Bullying and being bullied is not a part of growing up. Bullying is not “kids being kids.” Being bullied is not a rite of passage. Over time, psychologists have come to understand just how damaging bullying behaviors can be to children, and into adulthood. Kids who are bullied are more likely to experience depression, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, changes i... [More]

August 19, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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The Grinch that Stole the Back-to-School Season

August 19, 2013 11:00 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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Bullying is a concern for parents, teachers, and children. And this challenge is becoming evermore complex as traditional bullying behaviours are taking new forms on the Internet. School will be in session again. Mothers are scanning flyers from department stores to snatch the latest deal on school supplies. Fathers are planning their morning and afternoon pick-up and drop-off schedules. Girls ... [More]