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"You have a great presence with kids-- Encore!"  
Deb Dalton, Greenville Elementary, Nokesville, VA 

Paul Hadfield, MS. LCPC

Who is Paul Hadfield?headshot

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LCPC) who specializes in working with children and adolescents.
  • A therapist at a Community Mental Health Private Practice in Frederick, MD.
  • Writer, producer, and performer of children's assembly programs performed throughout the mid-Atlantic.

What is Paul's experience with bullying?

  • Counsels children individually who have been bullied in school
  • Served on the committee to oversee Maryland's Model Policy To Address Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation
  • Works with schools to implement a systemic approach to reduce bullying, including
    • Forming a bullying prevention committee
    • Educating teachers and parents about bullying
    • Providing programs to raise bullying awareness, build bystander skills, and work out real problems through role-play

What has Paul discovered in his work with children, teachers, and administrators?

  • Bullying is cloaked in secrecy: both victims and perpetrators have in interest in understating the problem
  • Secrecy causes the problem to grow
  • Engaging students, teachers, administrators and parents to discuss bullying in a fun and interractive way improves school climate and makes it easier to learn
  • Dealing with the problem systemically as a community mental health issue is just as important as punishing perpetrators

What are the goals of The Bully Plan?

  • Promote learning and an open dialogue about bullying
  • Increase empathy and reduce mean behavior among students 
  • Help children to develop resilience, coping and bystander skills
  • Inspire a feeling of unity among classmates
  • Make students aware of school policies and resources
  • To have fun
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    Call 301.639.6125 or email 

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