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Bullying Prevention Professional Development

2015-16 Third Thursday Bullying Prevention Webinar Series
Each month from 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
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.

May 19, 2016
Identifying Peer Abuse and Clearing the Haze: Eliminating Hazing from Our Schools

B Crow-head-shot-150x172Presented by Dr. Brian Crow, Professor, Sports Management, Slippery Rock University.

A new resource on the forms of peer abuse, such as hazing, teen dating violence and bullying, developed by the Center for Safe Schools, will be discussed. In this session participants will also be provided with a clear definition of hazing and identify how it is different from bullying. While most research on hazing has been conducted among college students, more recent studies have focused on hazing at the high school level. Strategies for teachers, administrators, coaches, students, and parents to recognize and eliminate hazing from schools will also be discussed.

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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 emailed 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.

 


Recorded Webinars

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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 Michelle Nutter, Safe and Supportive Schools Program Manager, Center for Safe Schools at (717) 763-1661 x212 or mnutter@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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