Say Something

Say Something Does it bother you when one ethnic group gets the blame for an entire range of social ills?  Do you cringe when all members of a particular religious group are identified as dangerous or evil?  Are you struggling with current trends to minimalize,...

Teaching Empathy

Harmony At Home had the opportunity to attend the International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) conference last year and the keynote speaker, Michele Borba, spoke about the importance of fostering empathy in children to prevent bullying.  Empathy is both a...

Managing Grief in the Classroom

Although the loss of a loved one is something that we all go through at some point in our lives, grief is still a subject that most do not talk about.  At school, children who are managing grief can begin to display challenging behaviors if the school environment is...

Cyber Bullying: What to Watch For

With the rise of technology, adults have to not only worry about children getting bullied at school, they need to also be aware of the dangers of cyber bullying.  Cyber bullying is when someone uses technology as an avenue to bully or harass another person.  Cyber...

Back To School Bullying Prevention Tips

From our Harmony at Home Bullying Prevention Team, here are some tips for preventing and reducing bullying based on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and our federal guidelines. Assess: What are your needs based on data from school climate surveys? The Olweus...

2017-2018 School Year

Harmony At Home is gearing up for the new school year!  Our agency provides counseling services to hundreds of disadvantaged children throughout Monterey County.  Our Sticks & Stones program serves Alisal Union School District, Salinas City Elementary School...