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September 2013

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Wendy Craig on youth suicides: Schools can help identify those at risk

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Wendy Craig says teachers can help spot a young person at risk, and then let mental health experts know.

 

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Debra Pepler: More education is needed to prevent bullying

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Debra Pepler says both legislation and better education will help prevent bullying.

PREVNet Board of Directors announces a new Chair, Vice Chair & Treasurer

PREVNet's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Martha Tory as Chair, Ms. Shelley Cardinal as Vice Chair, and Ms. Gillian Pearl as Treasurer.

PREVNet partner, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection marks Cybertip.ca Awareness Day

September 26, 2013 not only marks the 11 year anniversary of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s Cybertip.ca program, but also Cybertip.ca Awareness Day.

PREVNet researcher Dr. Shelley Hymel: Can We Stop Bullying?

From Vancouver, PREVNet researcher Dr. Shelley Hymel takes part in a live streamed discussion on bullying.

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Wendy Craig Debates MMA on CBC Radio

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Wendy Craig debates MMA for kids with former MMA fighter Ryan Leef on Q with Jian Ghomeshi

 

SMU hires PREVNet researcher, Prof Wayne MacKay to head up sex assault prevention council

PREVNet researcher, Prof. Wayne MacKay will lead a presidential council to make recommendations on how to create cultural change around sexual assault, foster respectful behaviour and promote safety on the Saint Mary’s University campus.

PREVNet contributes to a global bullying prevention forum September 16 - 19

 

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Debra Pepler and Researcher, Dr. Kevin Runions will discuss children’s social development and the link to bullying prevention in a worldwide forum in September.

Students who both bully and are bullied at the highest risk for metal health problems

PREVNet Scientific Co-Director Dr. Wendy Craig and PREVNet researcher Dr. Brenda Morrison on a new young adult novel coming out that looks at how to deal with bullies. 

PREVNet honoured by the Canadian Red Cross

 

PREVNet has been honoured by the Canadian Red Cross for its partnership with the Red Cross RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention Program. The Canadian Red Cross National Citation is official recognition for especially noteworthy services to the Canadian Red Cross, and cites the importance of healthy relationships in improving the health and safety of everyone.

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