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2013-08-05 08:23:57

PR Agency will Raise Awareness of FamilySignal Instant Alerts to Parents When their Child is at Risk on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) said it was selected by Simon Sales LLC to raise awareness of FamilySignal, a new service that sends an immediate text alert to parents when their child sends or receives a dangerous message on social media. TransMedia Group will support marketing of the...

Bullied Kids May Become Career Criminals
2013-08-02 07:36:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals who suffered repeated bullying throughout their childhood and adolescence are significantly more likely to go to prison than people who did not, according to a new study presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 121st Annual Convention on August 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The study, conducted by Michael G. Turner, PhD, of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina,...

2013-08-01 08:38:49

Nearly one in three say they have been violent toward a date, new research says About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they’ve been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they’ve committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. "Adolescent dating violence is common among young people. It also overlaps between...

2013-07-31 23:01:51

New study shows that sibling bullying can damage a child's mental health. Youth Villages offers help to parents who want to help their children develop better relationships. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Bullying doesn’t just occur on the playground or in the classroom. It can happen at home between siblings. A new study published online in the July issue of the journal “Pediatrics” found that being physically or mentally bullied by a sibling can be as damaging to the...

2013-07-23 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Restis Group released a statement on behalf of Victor Restis. "Mr. Restis is shocked by the false accusations of criminal wrongdoing made by a former employee. He will vigorously respond to these allegations. Mr. Restis is confident that a thorough investigation by the Greek authorities will reveal that the accusations of criminal wrongdoing are baseless and that he will be vindicated." SOURCE Restis Group

2013-07-22 23:20:09

Cyberbullying public service announcement created by high school seniors to promote being more than a bystander on social media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 “Submit the Documentary” and Project Anti-Bully release new public service announcement geared towards spreading awareness on the emotional damage incurred from cyberbullying on social media. The public service announcement explains that cyberbullying begins with “one word, one person, one post. This is the reality of...

2013-07-19 23:04:55

Award winning author reviews educational film “Submit the Documentary” the virtual reality of cyberbullying™. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 For more than a decade, cyberbullying has been around and has mutated in its various forms and tactics. Yet even after all this time, so few adults really have a grasp on what it is and how to properly deal with it. “We quickly realized we were unprepared or naive,” says Les Ottolenghi the narrator of “Submit the Documentary”,...

2013-07-12 23:35:56

Brand-new program will train school counselors on bully prevention and response tactics St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The CyberBully Hotline, a leader in anonymous bully reporting in US schools, and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) announced today the two organizations have partnered to help stop the increased number of bullying incidences in U.S. schools by offering a new Bully Prevention Specialist Training Program. “The pervasive nature of bullying in our...

2013-07-12 23:32:13

Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will welcome professionals from around the world to San Francisco for its premiere “summer institute”. Organizers say there are just five spots left in the August 3-day training in child safety advocacy and leadership skills to protect children from abuse, abduction and bullying within their schools, youth programs, and communities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will...

2013-07-11 13:09:48

Cyberbullying in the college environment can pose serious consequences for students’ living and learning environments, including physical endangerment, according to newly published research by a UT Arlington associate education professor. Jiyoon Yoon, director of the Early Childhood – Grade 6 Program for the UT Arlington College of Education and Health Professions, co-authored the paper “Cyberbullying Presence, Extent, and Forms in a...