Bullying Prevention Tips

Bullying is a serious problem that comes in many forms: Physical, such as hitting or punching; verbal, such as teasing or name calling; and nonverbal, such as excluding the victim from social activities with his peers. Though it is a common problem among boys, it happens with young girls as…

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Jury will decide child abuse death case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A highly emotionally charged child abuse death case is the hands of a state court jury, which heard two wearying weeks of testimony before the final wrapup on Friday. Isaac Arevalos, a healthy, happy 14-month-old boy who had just starting to walk died after spending time a…

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DCF retreats from protections for LGBT foster kids

The state Department of Children and Families has repealed proposed protections for gay and transgender foster youth — including one that would have banned the highly controversial practice of conversion therapy intended to make gay teens heterosexual. Advocates for the youth, who learned of the change this week, are angry…

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Issue at preschool level

CHILDREN with vulnerable backgrounds, such as those with disabilities or who grow up in poverty, are significantly more likely than their peers to become victims of bullying, says Phenny Kakama, a senior child protection specialist at the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) Malaysia. “Bullying is aggressive and intentional behaviour…

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Choking Man

Choking Man is an intense blend of psychological drama and magical realism that encapsulates the contemporary immigrant experience in America. Jorge (Octavio… #gregoryevans #HTCS #PSO #B4Inc

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