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Bullying Prevention Professional Development

 

2014-15 Third Thursday Bullying Prevention Webinar Series
Each month from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

A webinar series for educators, parents and youth-serving professionals. Supported with funding from the Highmark Foundation, each session will provide information on the most current research or relevant topics to the field of bullying prevention.

Act 48 Credit – The Center for Schools and Communities, as a division of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, is offering Act 48 professional development credit for those with Pennsylvania teaching or administrative certificates. Participants must attend the online session from beginning to end to receive credit. Only specified professional development sessions are available for credit. The Record of Attendance will be e-mailed to participants upon completion of the session. If you are interested in receiving Act 48 credit, please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Registration Information – A registration email confirmation will be sent regarding participation and instructions on how to participate in the webinar which is being held in GoToWebinar. More on preparing for participation in GoToWebinar.

 

Upcoming Third Thursday Webinars


Responding to Students Impacted by Bullying Through a Trauma-Informed Approach

Thursday, October 15, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

DocPic-150x150Presenter: Anthony P. Mannarino, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

This presentation will address the psychological impact of bullying on students.  The focus will be on the potential traumatizing effects of bullying, including placing students at risk for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety problems, and self-harm.  There will also be a discussion of the signs that teachers and parents can look for that may suggest that a student is being seriously affected and when to seek professional help.  Additionally, evidence-based treatment approaches for students significantly impacted by bullying will be described.

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All registrants will receive an email confirmation regarding the status of their participation and instructions on how to access the meeting room in order to participate in the event. 

 

Screaming Mimis? Two-Headed Snakes? Influence of Adult Bullies on School Climate

Thursday, January 21, 2016
3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Deb-150X136Presenter: Deborah Wilson Gadsden, Program Support Specialist/Olweus Trainer at Family Design Resources in Harrisburg, PA

When adults focus on the treatment of bullying behavior among the student population, students will observe and scrutinize the adult relationships. This session relates how destructive adult relationships undermine the establishment of positive school climates. Participants will receive information on the prevalence of workplace bullying and characteristics of adults who bully and their bully targets. The session will discuss injurious adult behavior and its counter effects on student bullying prevention efforts.

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All registrants will receive an email confirmation regarding the status of their participation and instructions on how to access the meeting room in order to participate in the event.


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Pennsylvania Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Certified Trainers
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) is a comprehensive approach to bullying prevention that involves the faculty, staff, student population and requires a strong commitment from administration and parent involvement. Members of the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Network have earned certification in OBPP and are available to support schools with implementation of the program. More Information

 


For more information on specific Bullying Prevention professional development opportunities, contact Stacie Molnar-Main, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Center for Safe Schools at (717) 763-1661 x128 or smolnar-main@csc.csiu.org.

Anthony P. Mannarino, Ph.D.

 

 

       Dr. Mannarino is the Director of the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

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