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Do you have a child aged 12-17 who has experienced cyberbullying in the past year?

Pitt + ME, the research arm of the University of Pittsburgh, has a new study that might interest you….

The imHere4U Research Study is enrolling children ages 12-17 who have experienced cyberbullying in the past year.

If your child has disclosed being cyberbullied to a parent or trusted adult, he/she may be able to participate in a study to improve coping and reduce the mental health impacts of cyberbully.

If you are interested, please visit: https://pittplusme.org/studyarms/publicdetails?guid=a6fd5fdf-1db1-4e9a-814b-3bbb81d78bb5

Study Design:
Who:
Children ages 12-17, along with parent

Duration: Up to 4 visits in one year
Location: By phone or video call
Compensation: Yes
Principle Researcher: Candice Biernesser, PhD, LCSW

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Parents are you worried about your child vaping? You should be.

Vaping is at an all time high among teens in the  United States and many youth don’t know the serious and potentially life threatening health problems that can occur as a result of vaping.  Visit How To Talk To Teens About Vaping for expert advice and help starting the conversation with your teens.  If your teen (or…
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Did you know that 1 out of 10 children will be sexually abused by their 18th birthday?

If you’d like to learn more about how you can prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual this free online training Stewards of Children® will give you the tools you need.  Stewards of Children® is available at no cost to parents,  educators, and community members in Bucks, Chester, Somerset, Cambria, and York county and  CEUs and Social Work credits…
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Calling all parents of teens and pre-teens….

Watch this short video about Bark to learn more about keeping your kids safer online! Then sign up for free at www.chpdp.org/study Pennyslvania parents–go to www.chpdp.org/study  to learn how you can try Bark free for a year!
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Increased gun violence risk among bullied students

The Nation’s Health, a publication of the American Public Health Association reports on a study published July 3 by the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Journal of Adolescent Health about the relationship between bullying and gun violence. Researchers used data from the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey…
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CHPDP will be hosting School Health Conference in September

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a school health conference on Tuesday September 27 and Wednesday September 28, in Washington, PA. This free conference “School Health is Academic” features many important school health topics and speakers.  Tuesday is a pre-conference day with 3 breakout sessions to choose from. The conference is geared towards school…
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National Public Health Week is April 4-10, 2016

Celebrate National Public Health week with us! Let the American Public Health Association show you how we can create the healthiest nation in eight steps. Click the link to visit their website National Public Health Week 2016 . American Public Health Association will host its sixth annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat on April 6, 2016…
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