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082: Using our Powers for Good in Bullying Prevention

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In this episode

A key role for any educator is to help young people navigate where they fit in and how to find their voice. Identifying who you are while trying to secure a sense of belonging and personal power makes adolescence extremely complicated especially when youth are mistreated by their peers at the same time. Guest Angie Rooker explains how her new fantasy book for middle school students can open up dialogues that help young people and adults use their power for the most good and stop forms of mistreatment such as exclusion, put-downs and other forms of bullying.

About today’s guest

Angie Rooker is an author, poet, and mixed media artist who lives in Kansas with her daughter and pups. Having worked in the field of youth advocacy for over thirteen years prior to becoming a published author, Angie dedicates her energy toward encouraging others to build their connection to their voice, personal strengths, and potential to make a positive difference in the world. 

Recommended Resources:

Link to Angie Roker’s work: www.adreamercreations.com

Debbie Burns – Professional Coach: https://www.debbieburns.me/ 

Debbie Burns’ Book:  https://www.amazon.com/Path-Courage-Steps-Follow-Happily-ebook/dp/B07BKNDFV8/

Guest Links

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adreamercreations/ 

Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AdreamRcreations

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