Protecting kids from bullies

Dr. Huszti, CHOC’s chief psychologist, says one of the best ways to protect your children from bullying is to talk to them with open-ended questions and help them come up with an appropriate response. Look for opportunities in the news and ask your kids to comment. “Don’t wait for your…

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Bullying – it’s not just for kids

Peace River School Division is recognizing anti-bullying week this week, although bullying is something the staff and students of schools have to deal with every day to some degree or another. Many PRSD schools choose to deal with bullying by focusing on positive behaviour with the goal of teaching students…

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The state of bullying in Ohio

How do agencies and organizations in Ohio prevent and intervene with bullying? Do they help or hinder? What is the bullying policy at your child’s school? Governor John Kasich signed the Jessica Logan Act into law in 2012. Logan was a Cincinnati teen who committed suicide after a sext (nude…

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Study examines the extent of cyberbullying

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health has released a report that indicates about one-third of children, ages 12 to 17, have been cyberbullied. Health officials say that kind of electronic harassment has all sorts of negative implications beyond the obvious ones. The study information was released Wednesday as part…

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