Behavior Health Specialist Testifies On Bullying

Veronica Altvater, a behavioral health specialist in Lutherville, Maryland, testified as an expert in the case against the Hazelwood and Glenmount, MD, school systems. The family of two students is asking for $1.3 million in damages saying that the school administrators did not follow guidelines regarding bullying.  Altvater testified regarding the boy’s emotional damage caused by the bullying behavior of other students.  Stopbullying.gov writes:
Bullying can happen anywhere: face-to-face, by text messages or on the web. It is not limited by age, gender, or education level. It is not a phase and it is not a joke. Bullying can cause lasting harm.

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