Cyber Bullying on the Rise
With an increase in technology comes an increase in cyber-bullying across the nation's middle and high schools, according to a U.S. Department of Education report (Diliberti, M., Jackson, M., and Kemp, J. (2017). Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools: Findings From the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2015–16 [NCES 2017-122]. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC.)
At NorthStar Academy, we take the threat of cyber-bullying very seriously.
Our adolescent therapeutic community fosters the building of trust and alliance across traditional teen social strata. We encourage the teens in our milieu recovery school environment to treat each other, staff, and themselves with respect. Teens may come to NorthStar impacted by cyber bullying, and our goal is to address underlying issues in all of our teens so that they can emerge healthier, happier, and ready to tap into their innate potential.
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