Archive | April, 2011

New Resource on Suicide and Bullying from SPRC

21. April 2011

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The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) has published a new 8-page Issue Brief on Suicide and Bullying.  As the SPRC website  notes, this publication examines

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The Pitfalls and Promises of Facebook, Social Media and Kids: Helpful info from Mindshift.kqed.org

19. April 2011

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We understand and appreciate that many adults worry about young people’s use of Facebook and other social media, and may be at a loss to know what, if anything, they need to do in this regard.  Should adults intervene?  If so, how and to what degree?

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Sexting: A Typology – A “Must Read” for law enforcement, school officials, parents and others

12. April 2011

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If you are one of the many among us trying to understand the “complicated phenomenon” of sexting, then you would do well to read this latest 11-page bulletin by two of the top researchers in this field – Janis Wolak and David Finkelhor of the Crimes Against Children Research Center (University of New Hampshire).

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The power of positive social norms: Harrison High School shows us the way!

7. April 2011

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Check out this video, produced by students from Harrison High School in Georgia, which beautifully illustrates the power of positive social norms.  As the Sources of Strength website notes, the school broadcasting program partnered with the school’s Sources of Strength students to “create a Lip Dub that had a message for all teens.”  This engaging and powerful [...]

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