Monthly Archives: November 2011

What Happens When a School Psychologist Questions the Anti-bullying Movement…He Get’s Bullied.

What happens when a school psychologist questions the anti-bullying movement…he get’s bullied. A leading voice and advocate of bullying prevention for many years questions some of the methodologies and research of the anti-bullying political movement. In sharing recent research that … Continue reading

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Arming Your Child with Social Intelligence – The Bullying Solution

Arming a Child with Social Intelligence One of the primary objectives of The Bully Proof Vest program is to teach “Social Self Defense” – assertion competence. Influenced by Izzy Kalman’s work, the lesson emphasizes Turning Your Bullies Into Buddies. Some … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Risk Factors For Bullying?

It is important to have the ability to recognize risk factors for bullying. As a parent, teacher or individual, these skills can help address the problem while it is still in its infancy. At this stage, it is easier to … Continue reading

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How To Recognize The Warning Signs of Bullying

One of the key aspects of our Bullying Prevention programs is the use of what Gavin de Becker calls PINS. Gavin de Becker, leading expert on the prediction of situations that might escalate to violence is a best selling author … Continue reading

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Walk Away From Bullying May Be Bad Advice

“Turn around and just walk away from a bully.” We’ve all heard this often offered advice on how to handle a bully. While at it’s core it is motivated by the right idea, to avoid bullying and not get drawn … Continue reading

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Teaching Children Non-Violent Resolutions to Conflict

As a Bullying Prevention Specialist, Speaker and Teacher I have the opportunity to speak to thousands of people about bullying, self-defense, harassment, abuse and non-violent conflict resolution. The battle avoided cannot be lost. -Sun Tsu, martial arts maxim Over the … Continue reading

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How To Handle Bullying With Clever Comeback Lines from Verbal Judo

More Bullying Comeback Lines Click Here Clever Comebacks for Hallway Heroes & Protector Pals: Bullying Words, “You’re Dumb!” Tongue Fu Flip “I understand you feel that way, however, if the teacher hears you talking that way you’ll be in trouble … Continue reading

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