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Welcome to drmildredpeyton.com! Here you will witness how my doctoral research study on school bullying (“Exploring the Meaning of School Bullying Among Parents of Victimized Children”) has inspired me to help raise more awareness of school bullying as an Author, Consultant, and Presenter.

About Dr. Peyton

Dr. Mildred Peyton is a native of West Africa, Sierra Leone. She resides in Maryland with her husband and two daughters. She earned her doctorate (Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D.]) in Human and Social Services, with a concentration in Social Policy Analysis & Planning from Walden University, in August 2015. Dr. Peyton worked at the Department of Health and Human Services for Montgomery County Government for ten years, where she provided public assistance to residents of Montgomery County, under the Children, Youth, and Family Services (CYFS) Division. Now, inspired by her doctoral research (“Exploring the Meaning of School Bullying Among Parents of Victimized Children’’) findings on school bullying, Dr. Peyton has turned her attention to the issue of bullying, which is prevalent in today’s society. Hoping to help eliminate this problem, Dr. Peyton wrote and published her very first children’s book entitled, “A Bully on the School Bus” in September 2015, and it was approved by Montgomery County Public School System (MCPS) for school library purchases in November 2015. Dr. Peyton takes great pride in her recent works on the topic of school bullying and wishes that all children will one day be free from this problem. Dr. Peyton wants to be a source of inspiration for children who are victims of bullying, as well as their parents.
 

 

Regarding Dr. Peyton’s background and training, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Social work in 2003 from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Salisbury University and obtained her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University in 2009. Shortly after she worked with children as a summer camp director and as a director of an after-school program in Rockville, Maryland, before joining Montgomery County Government.
 

 

“My dream was to become a child psychologist (with some interest in fashion design) and, even though I did not fulfill those dreams, I’ve always had a deep desire to be an advocate for children in whatever way I see fit. I’m a firm believer that children are the world’s future leaders, so it is important to invest in their well-being.”

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My books, A Bully on the School Bus, and Sophia Writes to Her Bully were written not only to give parents, students, and teachers an example of how bullying may present itself, but also to empower and inspire students to speak out against bullying. The books are excellent tools and references on how to address the issue.

A Bully on the School Bus

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Sophia Writes to Her Bully

This new book is now on sale at these different sellers around the country. Get your copy today!!

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To provide consultation means to provide professional advice or services at an expert level to an individual or an organization. At Peyton Consulting, LLC, I am equipped to do just that! 
 
I offer consultation services and presentations. As your consultant, I will guide, assist, and work with individuals, schools, and organizations to develop policies and procedures for children and youth services/programs in school bullying. My services also include presentations that are delivered through professional training, workshops, motivational speeches, and reading sessions for children of elementary school ages. These services enable me to educate and empower parents, teachers, and most importantly, those who are victims of bullying. But I would be remiss not to extend my services to the perpetrators of bullying, as it is crucial to work diligently with all who are involved in bullying incidents. 
 
Take this opportunity to work with me; my consultation and presentation services are opportunities to enrich our schools and communities for a better future. 
 
Together, we can find solutions that can foster a safe, healthy, and productive learning environment for all children and youth. 

“Children are valuable assets to society; they are like precious gems. Without proper care, the future and existence of man may lose its value.” -Dr. Mildred Peyton

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” -Harvey Fierstein

8-year-old boy was bullied before committing suicide, attorneys say

Attorneys for the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy say he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school two days before he killed himself. The attorneys say a school surveillance video shows Gabriel Taye being thrown against a wall by another child in a bathroom entrance and knocked unconscious…

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Why Utah school buses have more added cameras and monitors to keep an eye on students

The fight between two middle school boys was captured on video showing one boy repeatedly punching another student cornered in his seat and kicking back in self-defense…

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The Appalling Mental & Physical Health Impact of Bullying

You’d think that as we grew older, we would grow out of bullying and intimidating behavior.

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Talking with Your Kids About Bullying

As a mother of two school-aged daughters, a bullying expert, and children and youth advocate, I’m here to inform parents, in particular, that bullying is not to be taken lightly…

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Warning Signs Your Child is Being Bullied

In recent years, incidents of school bullying have flooded our schools and media outlets. This deluge has demanded the attention of policymakers and educators…

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Exploring the Meaning of School Bullying Among Parents of Victimized Children

Bullying in American schools has increased to what some have considered an epidemic and is a major problem among youth.

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Related Publications

Family of cyber-bullied NJ girl who killed herself to sue school district for negligence

The family of a New Jersey girl who killed herself in June after what they said was “months of relentless” cyberbullying announced plans to sue their school district for negligence, alleging it failed to prevent the abuse, according to their attorneys.

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Parents say local charter school ignores complaints of bullying and abuse

Student safety takes a back seat at charter school, but Ohio law offers little protection. Left with no recourse, parents withdraw their children, while the school gets rid of vocal parents.

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More guidance counsellors needed to prevent cyberbullying, says law prof

As parents and students on Cape Breton grapple with three suicides in one school year, the former chair of the Nova Scotia Task Force on Bullying and Cyberbullying says the province hasn’t implemented most of his recommendations.

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New Study: Rates of Anti-LBGTQ School Bullying at ‘Unprecedented High’

Seven years ago, a rash of suicides triggered widespread public discussion about the extremely high rate of bullying queer and transgender students face…

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Bullying Linked to Increased Desire for Cosmetic Surgery in Teens

Adolescents who are involved in bullying—victims and perpetrators alike—are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive…

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Hidden horror of school sex assaults revealed by AP

Chaz Wing was 12 when they came after him. The classmates who tormented him were children, too, entering the age of pimples and cracking voices…

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I’m not fighting you!’ Jury awards $100,000 to family of girl in school bus assault

Responding to a bullying incident caught on video, a jury has said Prince George’s County schools must pay $100,000 to the family of an elementary student…

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Middle school bullying, harassment and teen dating violence linked

Bullying and sexual harassment during middle school is a predictor of teen dating violence, according to a new study by RTI International…

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Embarking on this journey as an anti-bullying and children and youth advocate brings me great joy in being able to promote safer school environment and positive social change for children and youth.

So come along with me on this journey and discover how my expertise can be of help to you!

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