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Kathryn Otoshi

Young Kids, Bullying Prevention and Inspiring Leaders

By | Be the One, Bullies2Buddies, elementary school, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Izzy Kalman, Kate Snow, Kathryn Otoshi, National Bullying Prevention Month, ONE, Pacer, parenting, Stan Davis, Tangled Ball, Thomas Krever, Uncategorized | No Comments

What perfect timing.  October is National Bullying Prevention Month and this morning I had a great conversation with an elementary school principal.  She brought up a great point.  She was worried that kids seem to react the opposite way when they…

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Trusted Adults Can Be the Difference Between Life and Bullycide

By | Be the One, Be the One Go-To Adult, bullycide, bullying, bullying prevention, bullying prevention tools, elementary schools, Kathryn Otoshi, ONE, Respect for All, suicide, U.S. News and World Report, Uncategorized | No Comments

A new study was released regarding bullying of gay and lesbian kids and suicide. Once again, it was good to have a study to back up what we already know. Perhaps this way, people will start really paying attention to…

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5 More Tips on How To Be the One Go-To Adult

By | Be the One Go-To Adult, bullying, bullying prevention, elementary school, Elizabeth Lasky, how to prevent bullying, Kathryn Otoshi, Massachusetts bullying law, middle school, New Jersey bullying law, Uncategorized | No Comments

Elizabeth Lasky , a leader in social work, specializing in bullying, cyberbullying and relationship issues, spoke at a conference in NYC recently. I was struck by her grasp of the bullying issue and her common sense approach. She works with…

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How To Make A Child Feel Better When They’ve Been Bullied

By | Anderson, Be the One Go-To Adult, bullying prevention, Dorothy Espelage, Kathryn Otoshi, parenting, schools, Uncategorized | No Comments

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Notice that the headline doesn’t say “How To Prevent A Child From Being Bullied.” Because sometimes we can’t. These things often happen in their worlds, not ours. Sometimes there’s not a solution. Sometimes the only…

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How To Help Prevent the Pain of Bullying

By | Anderson, Be the One, bullying prevention, elementary schools, Gary Neuman, Irish Times, Kathryn Otoshi, KLAS-TV, National Bullying Prevention Month, Pacer, parenting, teachers, Uncategorized, Wall Street Journal | 2 Comments

How is it that it’s become almost common to read about young kids who have committed suicide due to bullying. Just this past weekend, it only took me a couple of minutes to find three news stories relating to three…

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