What to do if you suspect your child is being bullied

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 3 May 2017

13 mins

When your child is being bullied it can be difficult to know what to do. Call the principal immediately, or hire out Karate Kid and tell your child to harden up?

Psychologist and co-author of the Resilience Triple P program Dr. Karyn Healy gives us her tips on how to tell if your child is being bullied and what to do about it.

For more info on Resilience PPP check out their website.

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