Detecting warning signs and symptoms of bullying

Posted at 11:14 AM, Sep 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-10 12:34:25-04
With the start of the new school year, the threat of bullying are on the minds of students and parents.
There are signs when a kid is being bullied such as your child not wanting to go to school or participate in school activities or events.
If you think your child is being bullied, it is important for parents to take some action.
The key to tackle bullying is communication.
Mark Cardillo is the director of behavioral health services at Tampa Community Hospital. As a licensed counselor, Cardillo treats young children, teenagers and adults struggling with the aftermath of school bullying. 
In an interview with ABC Action News Anchor/Reporter Rodney Dunigan, Cardillo talks about the warning signs and symptoms of bullying, how to talk with your child about problems in school, and how to know and what to do  if your child is the one being a bully.