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March 2014

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Wendy Craig speaks in Regina - "Bullying Prevention: What You Need to Know"

Dr. Wendy Craig, PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director will give a public presentation in Regina on Wednesday March 27th - "Bullying Prevention: What You Need to Know". This public event is geared to parents and is sponsored by PREVNet partners - The Canadian Red Cross.

 

 

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Wendy Craig in The Globe and Mail

Dr. Wendy Craig, PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, has a tip for family doctors looking to help patients struggling with mental health issues linked to bullying. Read what she has to say in this Globe and Mail article on family doctors and their role in helping children and youth.

PREVNet's Scientific Director, Dr. Wendy Craig Speaks with Clara Hughes

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Wendy Craig, took part in Clara's Big Ride in Kingston. Olympian Clara Hughes is currently biking across Canada - 110 day event - and stopping in various communities on her route to discuss mental health in Canada. 

 

Dr. Debra Pepler, PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, gives a TedX York University Talk: "How Can We Grow Healthy Children?"

Dr. Debra Pepler, PREVNet's scientific co-director, was invited to speak at the TedX York University series on March 4th 2014. In her talk, "How Can We Grow Healthy Children?" Dr. Pepler shares her wealth of learning as a distinguished professor and world renowned researcher in the field of child psychology.

Dr. Debra Pepler, PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director quoted in the Globe & Mail

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Debra Pepler, was contacted by the Globe & Mail this week to offer her opinion on a new study on cyberbullying and suicide. The study, out of the Netherlands, found that children who were cyberbullied had an higher risk of suicide versus children who experienced offline bullying.

PREVNet at the Creating Caring Schools symposium

On February 7th, PREVNet took part in a Creating Caring Schools - Social Emotional Learning & Bullying Prevention symposium hosted by our partners, the Grant Peacemakers Network. The event took place in Montreal and was very successful, bringing together experts and advocates of Healthy Relationships. PREVNet was quoted in a Global News story. Other networks also reported on the event. Watch these great videos.

PREVNet Partner MediaSmarts: 25% of Canadian Grade 4 students have their own cell phones

PREVNet partner MediaSmarts conducted a survey of 5,400 Canadian children in grades 4-11 and uncovered some surprising facts about cell phones, smart phones and how children connect online. These findings are certainly eye opening! 

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director Dr. Debra Pepler Featured In York University Ad Campaign

PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Debra Pepler, is a distinguished researcher whose work has changed the way we think about bullying, aggression and other forms of violence, especially among marginalized and alienated young people.

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