Articles containing: bullying

“Reasons” To Keep The Conversations Going

May 4, 2017

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Today is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, and one mental health topic that’s been on the mind of many parents, caregivers, clinicians, and educators lately is the Netflix TV series, 13 Reasons Why.

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The Impact Of LGBT-Related Bullying On Emerging Adults

March 27, 2017

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As we recognize National LGBT Health Week here at The Clay Center, we hope the information we share will be both informative and useful. For more information on helping to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, please visit the National Coalition for LGBT Health website.

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The Lake Wales High School Keystone Project: A New Student-Faculty Design For A School Community

February 2, 2017

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Note from Gene – February 2017

I wrote this post over a year ago, reflecting on a powerful, ongoing relationship I’ve had with the community at Lake Wales High School in Lake Wales, Florida – with high school principal, Donna Dunson, and the students and faculty there.

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Muslim Children: Addressing Prejudice And Xenophobia

April 12, 2016

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If you turn on the news these days, it’s a flood of Donald ‘Trumpisms’: Trump said this, Trump said that…

As an adult Muslim, I find it disconcerting, and at times, downright frightening, to hear xenophobic statements about keeping Muslims out of the country.

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What Do I Do If My Child Is Bullied?

October 28, 2013

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Here’s a weird fact.

Until about two or three years ago, the term “bullying” was pretty much absent from everyday use.  In fact, two or three years ago, if you had asked someone to define “bullying,” they’d probably tell you that the word itself was both old and old-fashioned.

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Kids At Risk For Violence: Warning Signs Of Aggression

October 23, 2013

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Some kids will become violent as adolescents.

Many have a very short fuse, exploding over the smallest thing. Others, like a ticking time bomb, harbor pent up anger until something pops.

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My Child Is Being Bullied Because Of Religion

September 23, 2013

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There is a saying with regard to prejudice and human behavior.  It’s a shrinky phrase (by that, I mean that it’s loaded with jargon), so I’m going to tell you it first, and then we’ll translate it through, sadly, an increasingly common example.

Here’s the phrase:

“The narcissism of small differences.

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