Items Tagged ‘bullying’

Why is your child avoiding school?

August 30th, 2017

Why is your child avoiding school?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Up to 35 percent of school-age children display school-resistant behaviors, which can range from temporary/short-term reluctance to continual avoidance and refusal to go to school. School avoidance and refusal If your child continually begs to stay home or be home schooled, visits the school nurse with vague complaints or asks to be picked up early […]

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Tags: Anxiety, bullying, health tips, isolation, school stress, school-related anxiety, social anxiety, why is your child avoiding school?


When it comes to bullying, parents advice is often wrong

October 21st, 2016

When it comes to bullying, parents advice is often wrong

By uclahealth uclahealth

Earlier this month, a high school in New Jersey canceled its traditional homecoming celebration for fear that the event would become an exhibition in “mass bullying.” The cancellation came after school officials at Rumson-Fair Haven High School in Rumson, New Jersey discovered that students were planning to elect a homecoming king and queen whose matches […]

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Tags: bullying, children's health, cyber-bullying, Elizabeth Laugeson, homecoming, mass bullying, mental health, national bullying prevention month, psychiatry, teasing, UCLA PEERS clinic, UCLA Semel Institute


Teaching the difference between bullying and playful teasing

April 18th, 2016

Teaching the difference between bullying and playful teasing

By Meg Sullivan megsullivan

  Maybe bullying would be easier to stop if kids themselves knew how to recognize it. If so, a lesson in the differences between normal teasing and bullying might be best delivered in the location where so much teasing takes place: school. To that end, a team from Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA recently led […]

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Tags: bullying, childrens health, mental health, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, teasing