What can be done to prevent bullying?

What can be done to prevent bullying?
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What can be done to prevent bullying?

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There are so many things we can do now, to prevent bullying. That is, we can start early. We bring our children into our homes as babies and we already have the seeds that have been planted. We want to water those seeds and watch them grow into beautiful flowers. We provide the environment for children to flourish, and they are products of our environment that they come into. They have no governing over the environment. So it's really up to us to give them the right tools to grow, so they can grow up and become successful learners and leaders and thrive. When education turns their back on children, it turns their back on their very rights. What we have to do is turn the eye of the storm, we have to focus on the children.

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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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