Bullying is a reality for many kids and teens. And now in a digital environment cyber bullying (using technology to bully others online) can be an issue as well. Fortunately for parents and educators there are many resources.
Learn more about how to help your child deal with bullying in an upcoming free talk by Dr. Leeza Steindorf. Monday, April 3 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Cedar Mill Library meeting rooms.
My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig: A girl confides to her mother that her best friend is treating her badly, and together they figure out what to do about it. Includes a note to parents and teachers, as well as related resources.
Say Something by Peggy Moss: A child who never says anything when other children are being teased or bullied finds herself in their position one day when jokes are made at her expense and no one speaks up.
Girl Wars: 12 strategies that will end female bullying by Cheryl Dellasega
The bully, the bullied and the bystander: from preschool to high school: how parents and teachers can break the cycle of violence by Barbara Coloroso
Bully blocking: six secrets to help children deal with teasing and bullying by Evelyn M. Field
The bullies: understanding bullies and bullying by Dennis Lines
Cyberbullying: activities to help children and teens stay safe in a texting, twittering, social networking world by Vanessa Rogers
Oregon State Laws on Bullying