Signe Whitson is an author and internationally-recognized speaker with 20 years of experience working with children, teens, and families.  She presents customized training workshops for professionals, parents, and students on topics related to bullying prevention, digital citizenship, managing anxiety and anger in children, changing passive aggressive behavior, parenting challenging children, and intervening effectively in crisis situations in schools and treatment organizations.


In her articles, books, and trainings, Signe provides down-to-earth, practical advice for navigating the daily challenges of living and working with children, tweens and teens.  As a mother of teens, Signe relates to parents on a personal level.


Signe serves as the Dean of Students at a K-8 school in northeastern Massachusetts.  She is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute, an international training and certification program for turning crisis situations into learning opportunities for children and youth with chronic patterns of self-defeating behaviors.


She is the author of eight books, including:



Parenting the Challenging Child: The 4-Step Way to Turn Problem Situations Into Learning Opportunities



The 8 Keys to End Bullying ACTIVITY BOOK for Kids & Tweens

The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book COMPANION GUIDE for Parents & Educators

8 Keys to End Bullying: Strategies for Parents & Schools

Friendship & Other Weapons: Group Activities to Help Young Girls Ages 5-11 to Cope with Bullying



How to Be Angry: An Assertive Anger Expression Group Guide for Kids and Teens



The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior at Home, at School, in Marriage & Close Relationships, in the Workplace, and Online.



Life Space Crisis Intervention: Talking with Students in Conflict


If you would like more information at any time, please e-mail Signe at Signe@SigneWhitson.com, follow her on Twitter @SigneWhitson, watch clips of her trainings on YouTube, read her articles on The Huffington Post or Psychology Today, or “Like” her on Facebook.

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