Bullying in Colombia: The Efforts and Challenges of a Latin-American Country

Bullying in Colombia: The Efforts and Challenges of a Latin-American Country

Natalia Cardenas[1].jpgNatalia Cárdenas Zuluaga
Psychologist | Universidad CES Medellín, Colombia

October 24, 2012
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
120 Clemens Hall | UB North Campus
Buffalo, NY

Though bullying is a phenomenon that has been reported for decades in educational institutions, national and international research has provided a broader picture of the scope of the problem and has raised awareness for the importance of developing strategies in prevention. In Latin-American countries such as Colombia, a great effort is being channeled into preventive campaigns and public policies directed at early childhood, children, and youth. There is a clear commitment on behalf of not only the academy but also the government and the private sector in improving the well-being of this population.

October 24, 2012


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