Behrend Professor, Students Train Erie Children to Stop Bullying

From Erie Times-News, May 6:

Penn State Behrend psychology professor Charisse Nixon has a lot of data on what does and doesn't work in trying to prevent bullying among children after surveying more than 13,000 students.

So, now she's putting what she's learned into action at an Erie school.

Nixon and a handful of her students have spent the past few months working with a group of fifth- and sixth-grade students at Erie Day School on how to effectively intervene and stop bullying at their schools, focusing on ways they can work with younger students. She calls her work the Youth Voice Project.

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