Tips for Parents about Bullying!

Today, we’ve got some great resources for parents to help them tackle bullying issues with their kids!

Bully-proofing your kids

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/11/living/bully-proof-kids-hetter/

This article by Katia Hetter highlights how parents can help best prepare their children in case they are ever bullied, and it provides tips for helping to reinforce their child’s self esteem.

Bullying Tips for Parents 

http://www.legacyproject.org/guides/bullyingtips.html

Provided by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, this article offers some tips and guidelines for parents on how to recognize if their child is being bullied and to find ways to encourage their kids to talk about the problem.

The ABCs of School Bullying Tips for Parents and Teachers

http://www.justice.gov/usao/wie/justice_for_all/publications/ABCs%20of%20Bullying.pdf

This great resource, by Ken Druck and Jessica Malia, gives parents a list to share with their kids of five ways to handle a bully.

Have you Talked to Your Child About Bullying Lately?

https://bullyinglte.wordpress.com/2011/10/14/have-you-talked-to-your-child-about-bullying-lately/

Check out this great blog post about raising awareness with parents about bullying and the need for them to be active in their children’s lives.

A Guide for PARENTS

http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/freepubs/pdfs/ui368.pdf

This is an amazing e-guide for parents, provided by PENN State, that breaks down what bullying is, how to recognize it, strategies for helping kids cope, and a further list of helpful resources.

Also, please take a look at the Safe Start Center facebook page today for more news and stories to help parents learn about and prevent bullying!

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