Did you know that 1 in 6 students, in grades 3 and up is bullied on a regular basis? And even though many adults still see bullying as “just part of being a kid,” the reality is that no child deserves to be subjected to bullying. Furthermore, bullying can have a significant effect on a child’s psychological development and in some cases lead to suicidal thoughts and tendencies. It is for this reason that Cleveland Clinic Children’s is taking a pro-active approach in helping stop bullying now!
In our October webchat, pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD will answer your questions related to bullying. Such questions may relate to circumstances where your child is being bullied or may be exhibiting bully tendencies towards others. She will also provide tips on how to establish a safe environment at home and school.
Dr. Raizman is a pediatrician in the Department of Community Pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, and is board-certified in pediatrics. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Smith College, she attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency and fellowship (in Forensic Pediatrics & Child Abuse) at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron. Dr. Raizman completed another fellowship in child abuse at Rady Children’s Hospital in 2004. She has been a valued member of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s team since 2011, and currently sees patients at the Brunswick Family Health Center.
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