National Bullying Prevention Month: Issue affects children and adults

By Natalie Oleson, MSW, LICSW, JFCS Counselor, and Leah Persky, Ph.D, JFCS Family Life Education Program Manager   October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which is timely, since kids are typically just getting settled into school. Bullying can be categorized in a number of ways, i[...]

Bullying – What you can do to prevent it

By Barbara Rudnick • Family Life Education Program Manager   October is a busy month for raising awareness. It is Breast Cancer Awareness month, Domestic  Abuse Awareness month, National Bullying Prevention Month and Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, which raises awareness of Lesbia[...]

AskBarbara: Daughter facing bullying

Dear AskBarbara, My 10-year-old daughter recently told me that she was repeatedly teased and bullied during the past few weeks of school and now she is worried about going to other activities like ballet class and Hebrew school because she doesn’t want the same thing to happen to her in other p[...]