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Lorna Blumen is an educational consultant & bullying prevention specialist from Toronto, Canada. An author and lecturer, she has appeared on Canadian and U.S television and radio. Lorna draws from her 18 years of experience in conflict resolution, bullying prevention, and girls' respect skills for elementary, middle and high school. Lorna is the author of Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child's Play (Camberley Press, 2011), and co-author of Girls' Respect Groups: An Innovative Program to Empower Young Women & Build Self-Esteem!(Camberley Press, 2009). She is also a co-developer of Girls' Respect Groups, an after-school program for middle school girls, led by high school girls
1. Help adults understand the strong connection between workplace bullying and kids' bullying. 2. Motivate adults to action to reduce workplace bullying and kids' bullying. 3. Explain how reality shows glorify bullying and humiliation and how we’re training kids to become adult bullies and targets (e.g. Donald Trump in The Apprentice bellowing "You're fired!) 4. Teach that adult leadership is key. Kids won’t change until adults change. We must clean up bullying in adult workplaces, homes, and communities to become credible leaders to our children.