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For Immediate Release
Feb. 20, 2015 

BRANTFORD – Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. February 25 marks Pink Shirt Day, where everyone is encouraged to wear something pink to show that we are all working together to prevent bullying in our schools, in our communities and online. The following Laurier expert is available to comment on stories relating to Pink Shirt Day and the effects of bullying, specifically cyberbullying.

Danielle M. Law, assistant professor, Youth and Children’s Studies and Psychology; Child and Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) Lab

  • Areas of expertise: Cyberbullying; responsible internet use; how children and adolescents develop cognitively and socio-emotionally as they interact and socialize using various technologies.
  • Contact information: dlaw@wlu.ca, 519.756.8228 ext. 5552

The CARE Lab is dedicated to conducting research and teaching others about the healthy development of children and youth. CARE strives to connect the relational and contextual issues that influence the social-emotional and cognitive development of young people in order to educate both their minds and their hearts. In addition to conducting research, Law and her research mobilization team are available to give talks and presentations to students, parents, teachers and the community on cyberbullying, and responsible internet use.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Kevin Klein, Associate Director

Communications and Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.756.8228 x5753

E: kklein@wlu.ca


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