Bullying: Children Face Bullying 24/7

Child Advocacy in Action

July 30, 2013 Anti-Bullying Summit Keynote Speaker, Knoxville, TN

Dr. Steven Edwards: July 30, 2013 Anti-Bullying Summit Keynote Speaker, Knoxville, TN

Bullying:  Children Face Bullying 24/7 In Today’s World

Bullying, the biggest problem facing middle and high schools today, was the topic of the Anti-Bullying Summit held in Knoxville on July 30, 2013.  The Summit was well attended by educators, law enforcement and others who work with children across East Tennessee.  Bullying, seen across all sectors, is unlike bullying in past generations.  In today’s wired/wireless world, bullying is a 24/7 problem. 

Dr. Steven Edwards, keynote speaker, advised the audience that “what we don’t address, we accept.”

How do we address bullying when the dynamics have changed?  According to Dr. Edwards, change stems from leadership.  It is necessary to give the students a voice in the process.  It is necessary to find out their perception for effective decision-making to end bullying.

Regarding bullying, Dr. Edwards speaks from experience as…

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