|On June 15th, 2012, Holli Kenley spoke with BlogTalkRadio host Dr. David Van Nuys about the epidemic of cyber bullying and the negative consequences it can lead to if parents are not sensitive to what’s going on. Holli Kenley is the author of Cyber Bullying No More: Parenting A High Tech Generationfrom the Growing with Love Series at Loving Healing Press.Cyber bullying is rampant. Every day children are being humiliated, violated, and degraded through the use of electronic devices. Young people are frightened and don’t know where to turn. Parents are frustrated and unsure how to help or how to protect their children. Although there are dozens of excellent books, videos, websites, and resources addressing cyber bullying, this book will give parents/guardians a manageable number of effective parenting strategies to incorporate into their lives and their children’s.
- Parents/guardians will learn practical safety measures that can be easily implemented for the protection of their children.
- Parents/guardians will learn a series of intervention strategies to utilize once their child has experienced a cyber bullying attack.
- Parents/guardians will learn how they can play a role in the prevention of cyber bullying by educating themselves on principles of causation.
- Parents/guardians will be given specific tools or exercises to implement within each strategy.
- Parents/guardians will be given recommendations for additional support and education.
|Holli Kenley is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. She holds a Masters Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling. She first became interested in promoting the wellness of others in the early 1990s by volunteering time to lead support groups for women struggling with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). This experience was the motivation behind her first book, The PMS Puzzle, as well as the impetus to return to graduate school to become a licensed therapist.Holli has worked in a variety of settings: a women’s shelter and transitional housing, a counseling center, and in private practice. Counseling with adolescents, teens, young and older adults, Holli’s areas of special training and interest include sexual trauma and abuse, betrayal, addiction, codependency and cyber bullying. Holli is the author of numerous published articles and in 2010, she authored her second book, Breaking Through Betrayal: And Recovering the Peace Within. Recently released is her first e-single, Betrayal-Proof Your Relationship: What Couples Need To Know And Do.In addition to her work as a therapist and an author, Holli enjoys speaking at workshops and conferences. For the past two years, Holli has been a peer presenter at the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists’ Annual Conferences. In 2011, Holli spoke on “Cyber Bullying: The H1N1 of Technology–An Analysis of Causation & Implications for Intervention.” Holli will be a peer presenter at CAMFT’s 48th Annual Conference in May 2012 speaking on “Triaging Cyber Bullying: Protection, Intervention & Prevention.”
Cyber Bullying No More: Parenting A High Tech Generation