Bullying Prevention Starts at Home

On March 10, the White House hosted a Conference on Bullying Prevention in which students, parents, educators and community leaders discussed ways to combat this problem which affects 13 million students in the U.S. — roughly one-third of the school-age population — who are victims of bullying.

President and First Lady Obama spoke on how […]

To Stop Bullying, Parents Should Be Role Models

At the March 10 White House Conference for Bullying Prevention, First Lady Michelle Obama touched on the issue of adults’ responsibility to model respect. Oftentimes, children repeat what they see being done at home by their parents, or by adults in the community.

We often think bullying happens between children only. However, it also happens […]

Talk to Your Kids about What Happened at School

On March 10, the White House hosted a Conference on Bullying Prevention in which students, parents, educators and community leaders discussed ways to combat this problem which affects 13 million students in the U.S. — roughly one-third of the school-age population — are victims of bullying.

President Obama spoke on how sometimes it is difficult […]

Dr. Renee Clauselle Praises White House’s Efforts to Address Bullying at a National Level

Dr. Renee Clauselle, Founder, Child & Family Psychology, says the White House is providing a valuable service for the students, parents and teachers by holding a roundtable discussion at the national level to address the problem of bullying that takes place in the nation’s schools.

The White House Conference on Bullying Prevention is scheduled to […]

Helping Children Deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Yesterday, I saw a little girl that survived the earthquake in Haiti. One year later after the earthquake, she is just beginning to show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Did you know that most people who experience trauma do not show signs of PTSD until a year later? This is ironic, since most of […]