Digital Parenting Webinar Helping Teens Choose Kindness In An Age of Trolling and Cyberbullying October 15, 2019Bullying Prevention Month Today, studies share that over fifty percent of young people have witnessed some form of harassment or peer cruelty online. With...
Media Rounds Podcasts with Sue Scheff: Gary Cannon and Patrick Keane with Sue Scheff: Talking About Oops Moments Going Viral Smart Screen Podcast with Alex and Jay on Cyberbullying Cyber Law & Business Report with Bennet Kelley The Tub: An Educational Podcast on...
Digital Resilience In 2017 we heard a lot about digital resilience, but do we understand what it is? Helping our teens be ready for online hate and digital discourse offline can better prepare them when they are faced with it. Reality is that incivility exists – sadly...
Digital Literacy The importance of digital parenting Your kids may always be an app ahead of you, but they will always need your parenting wisdom and guidance. The internet is evolving on a daily basis, wait, it’s actually changing minute by minute, and it can...
Upstanders: Why We’re All In This Together Almost half of 1,089 11 to 25-year-olds questioned for the Safety Net report had experienced threatening or nasty social media messages, emails or texts. Two-thirds said they would not tell their parents if they...
Parenting in the age of social media Online safety starts in offline conversations There’s no app for parenting teens online today – yet according to a recent PEW Research survey 95 percent of teenagers have access to a smartphone while almost half, 45...
Are you a parent of a teen that is using a dating app? In most cases, online dating is unsafe for teens. This is because, as you probably already know, there are a lot of predators online who try to prey on teens. That cute 16-year-old lacrosse player who lives a few hours away that […]
When Safety Trumps Privacy This has been a debate for years and the answer comes back to when safety trumps privacy. Especially now as technology is in the hands of every teens and many tweens, as well as COVID has locked us online more than ever — parents need to be in tune with how […]
Cyberbullying, Online Shaming and COVID It’s been an extremely challenging year for many people. The pandemic has everyone on edge and many are retreating to their devices as a distraction of reality. Sadly social media and the internet can be a sea of negativity as well as hateful content. Rise in online usage From school […]
This is the lady from Naples, Florida who first called you in March. I am happy and relieved to say that my son [names withheld]. He has been there about a week. I hear so far, so good. I am grateful that our path’s crossed on the internet and I found Pure and yes that you called me back right away and took the time to talk to me.
Thank-you very much
Please continue your much needed help to others
Janice P., FL
Your statement about my son is on point. He acquainted himself with bad friends. He was averaging 85 one school term then dropped dramatically to a 59 the second term. Thank you so much.
Gloria V., FL
Thank you so much and thank you for your efforts in helping other parents. God bless!
Thanks for following up, and for readily providing information when I first
inquired. Right now, we’re still sorting out timing and steps to be undertaken for
placement (with current school agreement) and hospital.
Many thanks for the service you provide.
Dear Sue Scheff,
Thank for your help it’s so hard to find help for children theses days. So when I seen your response it just brighten my day so I just want to say thanks.
Julie L., TX
Dear P.U.R.E.™ and Sue,
I just wanted to give you an update. It was unbelievably difficult, but I feel sure that I made the right choice. She is beginning to admit that she has some issues to work on and I can rest assured that she is safe and well cared for. I knew that, if I kept her at home, it was only a matter of time before I would have gotten a call from the police dept., the emergency room or, heaven forbid, the coroner’s office. You may have helped me save my daughter’s life an… Read more
Dear Sue Scheff,
Thank you so much. It is interesting to know that we are not alone. And although I wish that no one would have to go through what we are going through, it is nice to know that there are so many others that are having similar difficulties and can offer support.
Karen B., NY
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I found your information so very helpful. I am SOOO GLAD you put that info in a place I could find it! I was searching for parent info that was not put out by the school! If you have any info that could help me, I welcome any knowledge you would care to share!
THANK YOU – God bless!
Thank you for the help. Since I have been in touch with you and I’m feeling a little more positive about our situation. Thanks for your service.
Teri L., TX
Thank you for all your help and recommendations. We are trying to work with a psychologist and I’ve set up counseling at his present school. Thank you again for all your help. I cannot thank you enough for your honesty. God Bless. Keep up the good work.