In the News: Anti-Bullying Strategies Are Elusive

Professor Shelley Hymel was recently included in a story about anti-bullying strategies across Canada.

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From the Ottawa Citizen article published on December 7, 2012:

The wide variation between policies might not necessarily be a bad thing, says University of British Columbia professor Shelley Hymel, as long as governments and schools are adopting strategies based on evidence and then measuring their performance.

“There are many different approaches used; different approaches will work with different kids,” says Hymel.

“I, for one, applaud the diversity that’s happening, but we have to evaluate whether what we’re doing is making a difference.”

Read the full article here.