Interviews & Articles

Articles and interviews for parents, educators, and mental health professionals.

Roasting, a New Trend in Cyberbullying

While on tour this fall one of the most common questions I get from middle schoolers after giving an assembly is... "Mr. Jeff, can I roast you?"  While roasting isn't new, it's making a comeback and, instead of being a fun form of comedy, students are sometimes using...

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Suicide, The Law and Common Sense

Jeff Veley joins Chris Scheufele in the classroom to discuss David's Law, the impact of bullying on teen suicide, and how to provide psychological solutions to empower students to solve their own social problems.

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How to Help Your Child with Autism Stop Bullying

Students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are said to targets of bullying much more often than their fellow classmates.  A research study shows that autistic students may be bullied nearly five times as often as their peers. During the study, around 46% of...

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Bullying – Reporting VS. Empowerment

Why Many Anti-Bullying Programs Make Things Worse It's a question that administrators ask me every day... "Will hosting a bullying assembly cause student reporting to increase?" Let's be honest... You have enough to deal with. Reports of legitimate safety issues are...

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Ace & Jeff Headed for New Ventures

After two and a half years "Ace & Jeff in the Afternoons" is coming to an end.  The show, which aired on WJQK JQ99.3 in West Michigan, featured an energetic blend of 25-year radio veteran/musician Ace McKay and national youth speaker/entertainer Jeff Veley in a...

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Now Accepting Grant Applications

Apply for a Bullying Prevention Grant We are excited to begin offering grant writing services to schools in need of bullying prevention programming.  Your school can apply for a grant in as little as five minutes by clicking the button below.  Jeff's social and...

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How Much Do Schools Spend on Bullying?

It's no surprise that the issue of bullying comes at a cost to school districts.  The evening news is regularly filled with stories which include the testimonies of tearful students, frustrated parents, lawsuits, and student self-harm. Districts attempt to combat this...

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