Another Canadian teen has taken his life after an onslaught of bullying behaviour and, with legislations popping up across the country, people are asking why more isn’t being done to prevent these tragedies. CSSN President Stu Auty spoke to The Globe & Mail about the issue yesterday.
On Wednesday evening, nearly 100 guests gathered at P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub in downtown Toronto for the inaugural Safe Schools NHL Hockey Pool.
The head of a Saskatoon youth program says teens are a valuable resource when it comes to stopping youth violence. He will be in Toronto for a full-day CSSN restorative practices training in October.
In the fall of 2012, tragically, Amanda Todd became a household name. For many, Amanda’s story became a signpost, a warning, a glimpse into the complex worlds of bullying, the Internet, sexual exploitation and adolescent mental health.
For years, CSSN has been a one-stop-shop for valuable resources, as well as events, conferences and professional development. While we do not currently have a “store” section on our website, these resources are still available!
CSSN’s annual Safe Schools Conference will be held on February 25th at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON. There’s still time to submit a presentation proposal if you have an exciting or innovative new practice or initiative you would like to share with our audience!
Registration is now open for the full-day student stream of CSSN’s Positive School Climate & Youth Engagement Conference in Regina on October 28th. Educators and administrators are encouraged to bring students between Grades 7-12 for a full-day of learning and sharing!
World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. We must break down the stigma and silence around suicide and the mental health conditions that so frequently lead people down this path.
Cyber-bullying has been front and centre in the national media for months now. With “Back To School” upon is, it’s time to talk seriously about what parents need to know as kids across Canada head back into the classroom.