Monday, February 15, 2016

Putting an End to Bullying - and Increasing Self-Esteem!

We can do more to intervene to help others!

Be an upstander by not standing-by as a bystander to hurt and harm.

"Our findings are the first to show that the most tormented children -- those facing bullying several times a week -- can be helped by teaching bystanders to be more supportive . . . " 
Many K-12 school efforts to reduce bullying have proven not very effective, leading educators to wonder what bullying prevention approach works best. A new study finds one anti-bullying program works extremely well. The study of more than 7,000 students in 77 elementary schools in Finland found that one program greatly benefited the mental health of sixth graders who were bullied the most, significantly improving their self-esteem and reducing their depression.

Read more at Science Daily.

Toward eupan ~

~ marty alan michelson, ph.D.

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