Bullying

Season premiere of Health Three60 explores impact of bullying on children

Monday, August 12, 2013

KET imageKET’s health-and-wellness program Health Three60 launches its third season this week with a look at bullying in “When Children are Cruel.”

Host Renee Shaw and guests examine the growing problem of bullying and what schools and communities around the state are doing to create a new culture of compassion and respect among young people. The program premieres Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 9/8 pm on KET. The show’s guests include:

  • Susan and Morgan Guess, a mother and daughter from Paducah who have created a foundation to provide “anti-bullying kits” for schools.
  • Dr. Dorothy Edwards, founder of the Green Dot violence prevention program, discusses the initiative, and she also talks about the involvement of the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana
  • Dr. Christopher K. Peters, director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Center at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, offers clinical expertise
  • Karen McCuiston, director of the resource center at the Kentucky Center for School Safety, shares how schools are implementing anti-bullying programs across the state.

Follow @HealthKET on Twitter for insights into this program and other Health Three60 programs this season. Health Three60 is funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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