Category Archives: Violence

Bouncing Back- What Dr. Sam Goldstein Says About Resilience

This week, I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Sam Goldstein, who specializes in school psychology, child development and neuropsychology. We got to talking about some of the tough stuff children face and he shared with me the following: Advertisements

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APA- Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of school shootings

As a parent, you may be struggling with how to talk with your children about a shooting rampage. It is important to remember that children look to their parents to make them feel safe. This is true no matter what … Continue reading

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Scary Hallways and Chatrooms- Defining Bullying

I remember recently listening to a man who questioned the existence of bullying. According to him, yes young people can be teased, but he attributed “this bullying concept” to administrators who had blown childhood teasing out of proportion.

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Children and Domestic Violence

UNICEF defines domestic violence or intimate partner violence as “a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviours including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion used by adults or adolescents against their current or former intimate partners.” Domestic violence can include slapping, … Continue reading

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