Bullying Prevention

New Social and Emotional Learning Programs for Schools

Powerful Social and Emotional Learning ProgramsSchools are looking for bullying prevention programs that work.  Additionally, they want something that will last and help their students grow both socially and emotionally .  Jeff Veley is a youth motivational speaker...

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Columbine and the Anti-Bullying Movement: 20 Years Later

Reflecting on the Columbine MassacreToday, America reflects on the events of April 20th, 1999 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.  It was a tragic day that changed how we view school safety and made us hug our kids a bit tighter, each day.  After the...

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Anti-Bully Law: Parents Fined for Kids’ Bullying Behavior

Wisconsin Attempts to Stop Bullies in New LegislationOne Wisconsin city is saying "no" to bullying through a new proposal that would hold parents responsible.  The proposed law is one of many across America which attempts to reduce incidents of bullying through legal...

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The Momo Challenge: Suicide Game or Viral Hoax

What is Momo? A scary face (known as Momo) is making another viral round on the internet, frightening parents and children.  According to reports, the image suddenly appears on apps and websites such as YouTube, WhatsApp, Fortnight and Peppa Pig. It allegedly...

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The Toxic Word “Bullying”

Bullying prevention specialists sit down to discuss the negative impacts of the word "bullying".  Learn why this one word can derail progress when it comes to helping targets of social aggression.Today, the words "bully" and "bullying" are legal words, as there are...

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I Hope That My Brother Bullies Me

A Student's Positive Perspective on Bullying"I hope that my brother is mean to me".  A seventh grade boy (whom I'll call Dylan) shared this with me following a recent school assembly.  As a youth motivational speaker, my goal was to give students a different outlook...

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Parenting Tips from Grandma Jo

My Grandma Jo has quickly become a memorable figure from my live school assembly. She loves, she dishes wisdom, and (most of all) Grandma don't play!  In this special interview Grandma talks about what it was like to watch her grandson face bullying at school. Her...

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Schools Flip the Script on Anti-Bullying Messages

Educators in Arkansas are using new language to address the issue of bullying.  Often anti-bullying messages deter negative behavior, aiming at stopping bullies and encouraging victims to report all incidents.  Many educators are looking to add some positivity to the...

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