BOSSIER Metropolis, La. (KSLA) — An anti-bullying seminar will be held Saturday in honor of a Benton Superior ninth-grader who dropped his life to suicide as a result of bullying.
Levi Gaige Creech, 14, died Aug. 27.
“Let me just say, we’ve been served a lifestyle sentence and it feels like there’s no parole,” Sandy Templeton said.
She, together with the rest of her loved ones, are still grieving the reduction of her grandson.
“Levi was one particular of a form. He was funny. He loved with all of his heart. He was so sweet and so caring.”
Soon after his passing, Levi’s family members gained an outpouring of appreciate from group all over them.
“It’s been mind-boggling. We made a Facebook webpage identified as Levi’s Military in opposition to Bullying. So numerous individuals have achieved out, and there is so a great deal support just about everywhere.”
Some of their largest supporters involve Mike Broswell, of Bossier Jiu Jitsu, and psychological wellbeing counselor Clint Davis. The two have appear jointly, in partnership with Levi’s household, to host the ArkLaTex’s first anti-bullying seminar.
The gathering with psychological overall health professionals and jiu jitsu practitioners will be at Bossier Jiu-Jitsu (Louisiana Black Belt Academy Shreveport/Bossier), 4345 Marlena St. in Bossier Town.
The session for kindergarten as a result of fourth quality will run from 10-11 a.m. All those in fifth quality or higher will satisfy from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
They will learn the answers to the adhering to inquiries:
- What is a bully?
- Why do small children bully?
- What can you do if you’re staying bullied?
- What are some of the resources a father or mother or child can use if currently being bullied?
- How does bullying influence our mental overall health?
Participants also will discover simple self-defense moves.
Men and women can RSVP by calling (318) 570-8914.
“I assume it is a superb strategy. It will enable give youngsters a definition of what bullying truly is, and it will support give them some self-self-assurance,” Templeton explained.
Even though the event will be geared toward educating children, Davis and users of Levi’s family members will provide moms and dads with helpful strategies they can use to support their small children come to feel listened to.
“A great deal of occasions, young children will feel afraid, they are not emotion excellent plenty of. They are already experience a good deal of disgrace from the pressures of our tradition,” Davis said. “We want to make certain we do a lot of front loading with the validation and connection.”
Templeton claimed: “Talk to your kids. Test to get what is heading on with them, and enable them know that they are fantastic ample.”
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