#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum.  Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]

Schools often fail to provide quality education on dating violence — and students pay the price

Inadequate sexual education may ultimately be detrimental to our teens' abilities to have healthy relationships.

Sexting Second Thoughts!

Recent studies have shown the day after sexting 10 percent regret their decision. 80 percent of teens and college students have sexted or have received a picture but is sending one picture really worth it? 

Selfie Gone Wrong!

The act of taking a selfie in front of priceless, one of a kind artwork leads an innocent woman being the cause of $200,000 in damage.  Why in the 21st century are humans so consumed on their mobile devices that they are damaging people's art? So how can we go into an art gallery and safely [...]

Social Media Boot Camp

Is embracing social media and focusing on ways to monetize a presence on social media the right approach?  When parents generally strive to raise children of 'substance,' do efforts to make money via social media complement or contradict those goals?   https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/mar/28/social-media-star-creator-camp-los-angeles?CMP=share_btn_tw

Will hidden cameras give us the insight we need to understand and address bullying?

Bullied, a new series hosted by 5-time Olympic Gold medalist swimmer Ian Thorpe focuses on bullying and uses controversial approaches to expose and address bulying in order to provoke a collaborative approach to effectively this epidemic. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-14/ian-thorpe-tackles-school-bullying-in-documentary/8348286  

Understanding the reality of PTSD in sexual assualt victims and rethinking our understanding of sexual assualt

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/ptsd-civilians-sexual-assault-victims-1.3944626

See Something, Say Something

Silence in the face of injustice increases harm to victims and empowers victimizers and could ultimately damage your own health. See-Something-Say-Something

How To Practice Safe Sexting

Are abstinence and criminalization the best ways to handle inappropriate sexting?  Those approaches haven't achieved intended results with teen sex, drug use, or drinking.  Why would we expect the outcome to be different with sexting.  Is sexting the problematic behavior or is the issue we should be focused on the actions people take without consent? [...]

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