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Warning Signs of Bullying

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Bullying is common in children and youth. Research shows that one in three young people admit to Bullying others. An Alabama Extension family and child development specialist said it is important parents be alert f…

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Reduce Bullying by Encouraging Empathy

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Parents might feel bullying does not affect their families if their child is not a victim or the bully.  But an Alabama Cooperative Extension family and child development specialist said that young people who are …

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Advancing Bullying Awareness: Parenting Strategies for a Teen Being Bullied

…h as feelings of loneliness) and behavior changes (such as withdrawing from peers or becoming more aggressive).

When bullying occurs, parents/guardians often ask, What can we do to support our children when they experience bullying? This…

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Advancing Bullying Awareness: Parenting Strategies for Teens Who Bully Others

In this second of a five-part series, you will learn how to recognize and prevent bullying behaviors in youth ages 12 to 17.

bullying is very common in children and youth. National data has indicated that approximately 30 percent of …

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Weight Bias Among Youth and Adults

…ivities comfortable for everyone to participate in.


Encourage all participants.
Confront negative or bullying comments or behavior.
Make sure you are relatable and approachable.


Understand and shar…

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Family and Child Development Impact Report 2017

… development programs to promote healthy people, strong families, and elevated communities.

Background: Bullying is a public health concern for school-age children. The Alabama Student Harassment Prevention Act has mandated …

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…ssion program that brings individuals together within schools and communities to decrease harassment, victimization and bullying. Participants learn how to identify bullying behaviors, develop intervention strategies to combat bullying, and…

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Extension Leads in Advancing Alabama

…dence to avoid nicotine products.
2,786 teens demonstrated skills to communicate about complex issues because of antibullying programs conducted in 17 counties.
7,841 adults increased their parenting skills because of parent education…

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Home Layer Flock Management Suggestions

…ss in others. In any flock, there will be one bird at the bottom of the pecking order that attracts the majority of the bullying. It may be wise to have a small hospital pen for removing birds that are sick or injured, so they may have a ch…

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VIP: Volunteer in Urban Programs

… work to:

Build strong families & communities
Promote healthy eating, exercise, and food safety
Reduce bullying and enhance leadership skills
Promote home & community gardens and enhance green living spaces

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