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The bully, the bullied, and the not-so-innocent bystander

April 15th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on The bully, the bullied, and the not-so-innocent bystander)

picture 623dpfr banner workingThe definitive guide to bullying prevention and intervention, by best-selling author Barbara Coloroso, provides real solutions for a problem that affects young people all over the world.

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Best-selling author brings bullying awareness to Nanaimo April 14, 2015

April 7th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Best-selling author brings bullying awareness to Nanaimo April 14, 2015)

picture 620aBarbara Coloroso is an international bestselling author and for the past 38 years an internationally recognized speaker and consultant on parenting, teaching, school discipline, positive school climate, bullying, grieving, nonviolent conflict resolution and restorative justice.

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Terrorist groups are using cult tactics to recruit, expert says

March 3rd, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Terrorist groups are using cult tactics to recruit, expert says)

picture 615a“In psychology we call this ‘cognitive openings,’ when you peel away your old ideas and you’re in a fragile frame of mind; you’re looking for some guidance and leadership.”

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Minority Media breaks new ground with empathic video games

January 20th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Minority Media breaks new ground with empathic video games)

picture 603With Papo & Yo and Spirits of Spring, Montreal’s Minority Media is riding the wave of a new trend — producing video games that focus on empathy

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Bev Sellars, chief of Xat’sull First Nation in Williams Lake, and her remarkable memoir

January 19th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Bev Sellars, chief of Xat’sull First Nation in Williams Lake, and her remarkable memoir)

bev sellarsChief Bev Sellars is winner of the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School”

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New team set to improve response to domestic violence in Nanaimo

November 3rd, 2014 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on New team set to improve response to domestic violence in Nanaimo)

Haven Society and key team members introduced plans for a dedicated Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) in Nanaimo at the society’s annual general meeting in September

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