Category: Bullying/Senior bullying

Senior bullying: How to recognize it, how to handle it

Posted by Dr. El - March 4, 2015 - Bullying/Senior bullying, Resident education/Support groups

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News:  Senior bullying: How to recognize it, how to handle it Things were different when I was a kid. People regularly drove while intoxicated. The high school archery team practiced on the football field while the track team ran around the periphery. Children bullied their peers without […]

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In the wake of a nursing home double-homicide: How to meet mental health needs and prevent violence (McKnight’s LTC News)

Posted by Dr. El - May 1, 2014 - Bullying/Senior bullying, Depression/Mental illness/Substance Abuse, Younger residents

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News:  In the wake of a nursing home double-homicide: How to meet mental health needs and prevent violence News of the recent double-homicide in a Houston nursing home arrived the morning I was to speak to a group gathered to address the needs of younger residents in long-term care. […]

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Senior Bullying, Part 6: Strategies for Targets of Bullying

Posted by Dr. El - May 4, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Potential Individual-Level Interventions to Reduce Bullying Among Seniors: Strategies for the Targets of Bullying By Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Boston, MA Welcome to our final blog addressing issues of bullying […]

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Senior Bullying, Part 5: Intervention Strategies for Bullies

Posted by Dr. El - April 12, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Potential Individual-Level Interventions to Reduce Bullying Among Seniors: Strategies for Bullies By Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Boston, MA Readers will recall some of the characteristics of bullies from our second […]

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Senior Bullying, Part 4: Potential Organizational-Level Interventions to Reduce Bullying

Posted by Dr. El - March 23, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Today’s blog post is the fourth in a biweekly series on senior bullying, bringing research into practice.  On Tuesday, 3/27, I’ll be recording an interview with Dr. Bonifas on the specifics of reducing senior bullying at the organizational level.  If you have questions you’d like me to ask her, please email me via the Contact […]

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Senior Bullying, Part 3: What is the Impact of Bullying?

Posted by Dr. El - March 6, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Today’s blog post is the third in a biweekly series on senior bullying, bringing research into practice. By Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Boston, MA In our experience, it is common […]

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Senior Bullying, Part 2: Who bullies and who gets bullied?

Posted by Dr. El - February 21, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Today’s blog post is the second in a biweekly series on senior bullying, bringing research into practice. Who bullies and who gets bullied? By Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Boston, MA […]

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Senior Bullying: Guest Post by Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, and Marsha Frankel, LICSW

Posted by Dr. El - February 8, 2012 - Bullying/Senior bullying

Today’s blog post is the first in a biweekly series on senior bullying, bringing research into practice. What is Bullying? By Robin Bonifas, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Senior Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Boston, MA Bullying, defined as […]

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