School's role in bullying

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School's role in bullying

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If a child is being bullied, there certainly should be consequences like everything else. The laws now state that every school is supposed to have safe policies and safe practices. They should have anti-bullying policies in there, and they should have anonymous reporting procedures as well, so that children can report it, teachers can report it, and it's safe. That doesn't always happen, of course. Many times, it's the victims or the targets that get into trouble because they are just not protected enough. Schools are supposed to have these kinds of things in place and teachers are supposed to have the proper training in prevention, intervention, and practical solutions to help the child.

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Alexandra Penn

Champions Against Bullying

Alexandra Penn, founder of Champions Against Bullying and author of the award winning Disney Parent-to-Parent, Ministry of Education recommended CD-ROM, The No-Nonsense Guide To Kids’ Bullying Solutions, is a leading expert on School Bullying/Youth Violence. Her workshops for kids, parents and educators are loaded with Preventive Strategies, Intervention Techniques and Immediate Practical solutions. Alexandra is an Internationally Certified Trainer in Youth Violence Prevention, a Crisis Intervention Specialist, a Parent Coach, an accomplished writer and editor, a dynamic workshop leader, keynote speaker, mother of two and founding member of the Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention in Canada. A former counselor in Special Ed at the Board of Education, Alexandra's breakthrough with an autistic child initiated a video used as a teaching tool at the world-renowned Clarke Institute of Psychiatry.

Alexandra maintains, “children’s mental health is directly linked to their academic success and removing the obstacles that impede learning, such as fear, are crucial. Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders – our leaders. It’s up to all of us to decide how we want them to evolve. Kids need our help. They can’t fix it themselves. Let’s make it happen!”

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