fbpx

Blog

Empathy Series Article #2: “Psychology behind Harry Potter books”

*Featured piece of full article below (Scarlet, 2014). Read the full article here: https://www.superhero-therapy.com/2014/10/psychology-behind-harry-potter-books-post-1-of-3-compassion/ “In reading the Harry Potter series we learn what cruelty is, we are reminded of what unspeakable horrors human beings are capable of, and most importantly, we are reminded of how amazing human beings can be. Through seeing the world through Harry’s …

Empathy Series Article #2: “Psychology behind Harry Potter books” Read More »

Empathy Series Article #1: “A Look at Special Book by Special Kids”

“Research investigating the prevalence of bullying has found victimization rates to be over 50% for children with disabilities (Schroeder, Cappadocia, Bebko, Pepler & Weiss, 2014). As early as the preschool years, when compared to their neurotypical peers, children with disabilities (cognitive and/or physical) receive lower likability ratings from their peers and are sought out less …

Empathy Series Article #1: “A Look at Special Book by Special Kids” Read More »

The IBPA Bullying Prevention Award – A Follow-up Interview with 2017 Winner, Matthew Carlson, Psy.D.

By: Nicolette G. Granata Now almost one year after being notified as winner of the 2017 IBPA Bullying Prevention Award, we followed up with Matthew Carlson: School Psychologist at Orefield Middle School in Orefield, PA, to inquire as to how being the recipient of the Award has impacted him, his school, and his community. We …

The IBPA Bullying Prevention Award – A Follow-up Interview with 2017 Winner, Matthew Carlson, Psy.D. Read More »

An Administrator’s Perspective on Bullying Prevention and Response – An Interview with Detroit Prep Head of School, Jen McMillan

By: Nicolette G. Granata Vanderbilt University, Class of 2019 Detroit Prep, a K-3 school in the city of Detroit, “exists to provide a world-class, equitable education” to its diverse group of students.” We interviewed Jennifer McMillan, Head of School, to better understand bullying response and prevention from an administrator’s perspective. Prior to this position, Jen feels …

An Administrator’s Perspective on Bullying Prevention and Response – An Interview with Detroit Prep Head of School, Jen McMillan Read More »

A preliminary evaluation of KiVa after one-year of implementation in New Zealand

By: Vanessa A. Green, Daniel Wegerhoff, Lisa Woods & Susan Harcourt Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand   “In line with international data, bullying appears to be relatively common in New Zealand schools. In a recent national survey of over 1,200 teachers and principals, for example, Green, Harcourt, Mattioni, and Prior (2013) found that 94% of …

A preliminary evaluation of KiVa after one-year of implementation in New Zealand Read More »

Perspective matters …and YOU get to decide which perspective you will choose

By: Charisse Nixon, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Director of CORES   Here’s what we know… Although there seems to be improvements related to the prevalence of bullying in the most recent years (Waasdorp et al 2018), peer mistreatment is still a very serious concern for far too many students. …

Perspective matters …and YOU get to decide which perspective you will choose Read More »

Registering for our upcoming San Diego National Conference – why it should be on your “Summer Bucket List”!

Why should registering for our upcoming national conference in San Diego, November 5-7, be something that you add to your Summer Bucket List? Here’s just a few great reasons: We all know how helpful scouring the comments section before making an important online purchase can be. Why then should deciding to “buy in” to a …

Registering for our upcoming San Diego National Conference – why it should be on your “Summer Bucket List”! Read More »

Introducing the International Journal for Bullying Prevention

By: Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D. Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University; Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. As a cyberbullying scholar, I engage in research related to its identification, prevention, and response and seek to get them published in academic journals so that other scholars and practitioners (e.g., educators …

Introducing the International Journal for Bullying Prevention Read More »

Anti-bullying laws and youth violence in the United States: A longitudinal evaluation of efficacy and implementation

By Marizen Ramirez, PhD (University of Minnesota) and Mark Hatzenbuehler, PhD (Columbia University). Bullying is the most common form of youth violence in the United States and is associated with numerous adverse outcomes for youth. While all 50 states have enacted anti-bullying legislation, there is a lack of research that evaluates whether these laws are …

Anti-bullying laws and youth violence in the United States: A longitudinal evaluation of efficacy and implementation Read More »

Scroll to Top