Archive for 'December,2011'
We all know that bullying in school has become a problem that is gaining increased press in recent years. At first, much of the outcry against bullying centered on the “part of life” notion that adults are feign to take [...]
What happens to bullies when they grow up? They grow out of it, right? No; unfortunately they do not. Children who do not learn how to interact appropriately with others before they reach the end of [...]
Working in both schools and clinical settings, I have had the opportunity to work with many people who were bullied as children. The adults often times come in suffering from depression, anxiety or other stress related [...]
Anger is a complex emotion and one common to us all. However, few of us, especially children and teens, truly understand the underlying roots of our anger and what our expressions of anger really mean. In bully [...]
In the autumn of 1974, early in my career as school principal, a kind and gentle fifth grader named Davion was having trouble with some of the other boys in the class. In particular, a boy named [...]