Checking behavior that fuels the cyberbully problem for youth

Checking behavior that fuels the cyberbully problem for youth

According to a Haelio Pyschiatry report yesterday, a recent study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting indicated that kids who had experienced cyberbullying and in-person physical bullying were two times more likely to become aggressive with their...
Tips for kids to respond to on-line personal attacks and adversity

Tips for kids to respond to on-line personal attacks and adversity

(This is a reprint from my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner Column on Examiner.com) Last Thursday, Lisa Ford Berry, founder and CEO of BRAVE Society, spoke to youth and parents at the Roseville Police Activities League gym in Roseville, about the simple steps youth...
Why self-compassion is an important life skill for cyber-powered teens

Why self-compassion is an important life skill for cyber-powered teens

(This is a reprint from my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner Column on Examiner.com) Kim Fredrickson, MFT and author of Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend, spoke to parents, therapists and counselors this morning at a symposium...

The number one cyber concern for parents and what to do about it

Cyber Safety for Families with Joanna and Jodie on The Fish Family Morning Show 103.9FM The Fish At the beginning of the year, United Health Care issued a feature about a Pew report survey finding that parents across socio-economic boundaries rank bullying as the...

Is your teen getting mental health advice from the internet?

Cyber Safety for Families with Joanna and Jodie on 103.9FM The Fish Family Morning Show Mental health is a touchy subject, and youth are very confident about searching for information via the internet. So it is not surprising that a recent article via BBC News...

Tips to teach kids to respond to the cruelty of cyberbullying

Cyber Safety for Families with Joanna and Jodie at 103.9 FM The Fish Family Morning Show Cyberbullying is anĀ age-old issue, bullying, which is intensified with mass communication power. Insecurity expressing itself with intensity that previous generations have not...