Want to show LGBTQ kids that you’re a supportive ally? Want to share with transgender and gender diverse youth that they are important and valuable and safe? What perfect timing: National Coming Out Day and Stop Bullying Day are both being celebrated this week! Coming Out Day is on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Stop Bullying Day is the next day, Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Children’s Minnesota child life specialists recognized by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center
Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota child life specialists Jodi Betsinger, Kristine Adams VanKempen and Samantha Schackman for receiving the 2020 Faces of Change Award from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center’s (NBPC) 6th Annual Unity Awards in recognition of their collaborative and innovative work in the cancer and blood disorders program.
All parents want to help kids who are being bullied, but may not know how. Dr. Neeti Kambale from Children’s Minnesota Hugo Clinic shares how to identify signs that a child may be experiencing bullying and how parents can help.