Stettler Elementary School to host informative evening on difficult situations and conflict

Kim Edwards, an expert in the field of bullying, will be facilitating this parent session

On Oct. 28th, at the Performing Arts Centre (PAC), from 7 – 9 p.m., Stettler Elementary School is proud to be hosting an interesting and informative evening for all parents wanting to help their children through difficult situations and conflict.

All parents want their children to be happy and successful.

Finding out that your child is having problems because of bullying, either at school or online (cyber-bullying), can be an upsetting and stressful experience. Bullying behavior is not always easy for adults or children to recognize or define. A fight between friends or siblings, or rough play between children with equal power is conflict, not bullying.

Bullying is when a person or group of people repeatedly and intentionally use their power to hurt, embarrass, threaten or exclude another person.

Participants who take part in this two-hour Parent Information Night will learn about the scope of the problem in today’s society as well as the difference between normal peer conflict and bullying.

Also, because we are living in a digital age, it is critical that parents be aware of what their children are doing online. Tips and guidelines will be provided so parents can help their children make positive choices while using social media and other technology. To conclude the evening, parents will also learn the same non-reactive life skills as the students will be learning during their sessions held that day at school.

The Dare to Care program is the recipient of the coveted Imagine Canada Award as well as the Government of Alberta Inspiration Award for Leadership in Bully Prevention, and it brings a new approach to building a caring and socially responsible community.

Kim Edwards, an expert in the field of bullying, will be facilitating this parent session.


Just Posted

Viterra and Canadian Foodgrains Bank partner to help end world hunger

A total of 254 acres from Viterra terminals in the Alberta including Stettler were made available

Alberta RCMP caution citizens about signs of cybercrime

Police are reminding the public to be cautious while shopping online

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair coming to Red Deer College’s Cenovus Learning Commons

Central Albertans can connect with employers on Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WATCH: Stettler residents gather to observe Remembrance Day

Hundreds gather at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre to pay tribute

A flower, a poem, a campaign

Nowadays, Remembrance Day includes all wars that have occurred since the Great War.

‘Pick a lane:’ Alberta premier fires back at Bloc Quebecois leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney reacts to comments by Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet

Jagmeet Singh says he’ll vote against throne speech if NDP requests not met

Singh is to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday

Small group of Cherry fans protest his firing at Rogers HQ

One sign at the Toronto rally: ‘Rogers cancels Don, we cancel Rogers’

Ideas for Alberta independence would increase costs, Nenshi says

Province has formed panel to examine how to get what a ‘fairer deal’ from Confederation

Petition to ‘bring back Don Cherry’ goes viral after immigrant poppy rant

Cherry was fired from his co-hosting role for the Coach’s Corner segment on Nov. 11.

‘We love you, Alex!’: Trebek gets choked up by ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant’s answer

The emotional moment came in Monday’s episode when Trebek read Dhruv Gaur’s final answer

Imperial CEO says no to Aspen oilsands project until Alberta oil quotas gone

Imperial confirmed a plan to boost production from its Kearl oilsands mine

Three men charged after ‘targeted’ shooting, evacuation at Alberta mall

The accused, who range in age from 25 to 37, were arrested Sunday and remain in custody

Most Read