The perception of bullying has shifted from being a normal part of growing up to a pressing social and public health issue. This is a welcome paradigm shift for many school administrators and higher education faculty involved in the field, but the reality of how to deal with bullying behavior can still perplex even the most devoted parent, teacher or principal.
Dan Olweus, known as the “founding father” of bullying research, recently appeared in Clemson to explore the subject of bullying and related research with Clemson faculty, staff and students. Olweus delivered the talk, “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” on June 16 in Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. Olweus offered a one-of-a-kind perspective on […]
When it comes to the worldwide effort to prevent bullying, a Clemson University staff member is in the center of the action. Jane Riese, participated in “Protecting Children from Bullying,” a side event of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s 70th session that brought together UN officials, bullying prevention experts and child advocates.