Media: blog, online news articles, interviews

Commentary on current violence concerns and news events by

                        Brian D. Johnson, PhD & Laurie Berdahl, MD

Psychology Today Blog

Warning Signs for Parents: Keeping kids from becoming victims or perpetrators

Photo by Michael Vadon

Photo by Michael Vadon

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October 12, 2016

 

"Family Matter When It Comes to Becoming a Bully."

November 19, 2016

 

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"Kids Using Smartphones: Perks and Perils"

March 18, 2017

 

Educating Children of Color Summit

Presentation to high school students, "Tips to Defeat 3 Top Dangers: Bullying, Sexism, and Sexual Assault"

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, January 14, 2017

CJAD 800 AM Radio, host Leslie Roberts

Interview about topics in WARNING SIGNS, December 22, 2016

Parentinfo.org

"How to Have a Happy Family Christmas," December 14, 2016

Bay State Parent Magazine

"Tips for Family Harmony During the Holidays," December issue

Fearless Fabulous You Radio Show

Interview with Melanie Young about bullying, November 29, 2016

This Organic Girl

Article by Lisa Fennessy based on her interview with Laurie about how to protect kids from violence, November 29, 2016

Mom Talk Radio with Maria Bailey

Podcast interview about our book WARNING SIGNS

Our Family World.com

"The Best Way to Parent Misbehaving Toddlers," November 9, 2016

Parents.com

"How to Talk to Kids about Conspiracy Theories," Dr. Johnson quoted in article by Hollee Actman Becker, November 10, 2016

Boston Parents Paper

"Why School Suspensions and Zero-tolerance Policies are Bad Ideas," October 31, 2016

Romper.com

"How Trump's Conspiracy Theories Affect Children, According To Experts," by Rupali Srivastava, October 19, 2016

Girlie Girl Army.com

"How to Help Your Kids Understand That Sexual Assault Isn’t 'Locker Room Talk'," October 11, 2016

Adoption Today Magazine, October Issue

"Warning: Adopted and Foster Children Are More Likely to Be Bullied," Volume 19, No. 2, 2016

Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch.com

"Donald Trump's Sexist Views Harms Your Kids," October 6, 2016

Working Mother Magazine

"7 Ways to Deal When Dad's the Favorite," by Maricar Santos, October 6, 2016

Chicago Woman.com

"How to Minimize Sexualization for Your Kids and Fight Sexual Exploitation," October 3, 2016

Pretty Opinionated.com

"Talking to School Officials When Your Child Is Bullied to Get a Response," October 6, 2016

Houston Family Magazine, September issue

"Warning Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied and How to Stop It"

USA Today

"Terrorist in Training? When to Worry about Your Kid," by Ashley May, September 26, 2016

The Doctor Weighs In

"How to Help Your Kids Form Healthy Attitudes about Sex," September 21, 2016

First Time Parent Magazine, September Issue

"How You Deal with Toddler Misbehavior Now Impacts Future Behavior"

Pennsylvania Newspaper, About Families

"Why Some Kids Choose Aggression and Some Choose Kindness," September 7, 2016

Positive Parenting Podcast with Mr. Dad, Armin Brot

"Topics in the book Warning Signs," August 12, 2016

Interview on Mom Talk Radio

"How Violent Media Affects Kids, Talking to Kids about Terrorism and Attacks," August 4, 2016

Sprinkles Magazine

"Tips for School Safety," August/September Back to School Issue, pages 19-20

Working Mother Radio Show

"How to Protect Your Children from Bullying," August 2, 2016

Coastal Daybreak Show, The Talk Station

With Ben Ball, August 2, 2016

Parent Herold

"Warning Signs Your Child May Be Getting Bullied," July 29, 2016

TwinMom.com

"16 Warning Signs Your Child May Be Getting Bullied," July 29, 2016

The Tommy Schnurmacher Show, Montreal

"Bullying, Hate, and Other Topics," July 25, 2016

Big Blend Radio and TV Magazine's Quality of Life Show

"Conversation on Parents Helping Children Avoid Violence and Aggression," July 20, 2016

The Barry Morgan Show, Montreal Radio

"Ending Racism and Aggrieved Entitlement in Youth," July 14, 2016

Market Watch

“Opinion: 10 actions Americans can take now to reduce mass shootings”

July 13, 2016

Boston Parents Paper 

"Why Do Some Kids Learn Kindness and Others Learn Aggression and Violence?" July 6, 2016

How to Learn Website

"How Teachers Can Stop Classroom Bullying," July 5, 2016

Motherhood Moment blog

"Parenting Pointers: Early Predator Warning Signs," July 11, 2016

KRQE News 13, Albuquerque

Morning news segment with anchor Adam Atchison, July 1, 2016

"Sexual Violence in Childhood"

Colorado's Best television show appearance

KWGN Channel 2 News, Denver, Colorado, June 28, 2016

"How to Talk to Kids about Violence Including Shootings"

Greeley Tribune

"Johnson and Berdahl: Psychological Precursors to Radicalized Terrorism," June 20, 2016

Huffington Post

A Child Grows in Philadelphia