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Recognizing Bullying: How to Talk with Your Child

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child sitting alone as other children run offBullying is a pattern of behavior, rather than an isolated incident. Having a conversation with your child about bullying is not easy yet it is necessary. The most vulnerable children face a higher risk of being bullied and it can have harmful and long lasting consequences. It can happen both in person or online. Besides the physical effects of bullying, children may experience emotional and mental health problems, including depression and anxiety. Join Brook Lane therapist, Danielle Roncone for this Facebook Live presentation to learn more on starting this important conversation, maintaining communication and listening to your children's responses as well as supporting them and helping them cope.

Danielle Roncone is a licensed clinical professional counselor providing therapy for children and adolescents at Brook Lane’s Laurel Hall School in Hagerstown. She works with students from all grade levels to develop positive coping skills to deal with everyday stress. Ms. Roncone has a master's degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University.