Archive | January, 2011

No Name Calling Week – January 24-28, 2011

25. January 2011

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“No Name Calling Week,” created by GLSEN and Simon & Schuster, is now in its 6th year and gaining momentum. Barnes & Noble, and over 40 national partners, including a generous grant from Cisco Systems, made this year’s week possible. As the website notes, No Name-Calling Week was inspired by a young adult novel entitled “The [...]

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Not Sensationalizing Cyber-Suicide: Safe and Effective Messaging

19. January 2011

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Yesterday, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center hosted a webinar on Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth which included over 600 participants. The webinar was free and lasted 1.5 hours.  The content was research based, informative, and timely, and provided some really useful “takeaways.”

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New Upcoming Comprehensive Work on Cyberbullying — Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives

12. January 2011

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Projected publishing date - August 15, 2011 from Routledge Books -  is a new, comprehensive guide to cyberbullying, Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives, with chapters by a number of leading experts, and edited by cyberbullying authorities Professors Hinduja and Patchin. Pre-orders of hardbacks are available directly from Routledge, and paperbacks and hardbacks may be pre-ordered through Amazon.com

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MARC: The Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center

10. January 2011

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MARC is a really cool, university-based (Bridgewater State University) organization led by director Dr. Elizabeth Englander.  Check it out …

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Five Myths about Bullying: What do you believe?

4. January 2011

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To get us underway in 2011 with useful resources about bullying and cyberbullying, we are starting with an article on Five Myths about Bullying by Prof. Susan Swearer which was published in The Washington Post on December 30th, 2010.  Short, sweet, and very much to the point, this article would make a great springboard for discussion about this important [...]

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