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Bullying is the element in the misuse of power in all levels of society, beginning with the development of children, what they learn in their homes, schools, playgrounds, through to adults and the incivility of our public discourse today, including government and the nation's Capitol.

What follows is a holistic systems model to educate adults first towards a humane approach to stop bullying, and in turn help heal communities - all of our responsibility.


Originally published:

Profile of the Role of Professional Nursing in Anti-bullying in the Community: A Systems and Policy Approach", October 2011, Washington, DC: 139th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association.

Permission granted to publish by the APHA Conventions Department.



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