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Bullying and Safety

Bullying can take many forms and often persists undetected by parents and teachers. From digital stalking to harassment and physical intimidation, educators need to learn the subtle signs that bullying may be taking place, and know what to do when a problem arises. Learn how to identify, respond to, and prevent bullying with these resources from child development experts. Armed with the most timely research and best practices, afterschool leaders can ensure the quality and safety of their program.

Bullying and Safety Articles

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Summer Safety: How to Protect Children’s Skin from the Sun

We all need some sun exposure, but too much can hurt. Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays in as little as 15 minutes, causing suntan or…

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Social Wellness: Building Students’ Interpersonal Skills in the Age of Social Media

Social media has transformed the way we communicate. With the tap of a finger, we can connect with almost anyone, in real time, directly from our smartphones. But, as we’ve become…


How To Combat Bullying in Afterschool Programs

Bullying is a widespread problem among today’s youth.

3 ways to create safe learning environment

3 Ways to Create a Safe Learning Environment

The start of school can incite anxiety for students. The best way to reduce students' anxiety is to create a safe, healthy and positive learning environment.

4 strategies to prevent the fear of failure

4 Strategies to Prevent the Fear of Failure in Students


5 Tips to Prevent Cyberbullying Among Students

Cyberbullying is bullying using electronic technology, including harassing text messages or emails; rumors spread or posted on social networking sites; and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

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