In South Hadley a child killed herself because of bullying. Being someone who teaches social skills lessons I’m always struck with the fact that while we focus social skills training on students that “ have social skills deficits” in many ways teens who are experimenting and testing social skill also need guidance and training. There is a need for all teens to learn empathy, tolerance, and compassion. Certainly, some need training more than others. Read the an article on the South Hadley incident