• 1 out of 4 kids is bullied.
• School bullying statistics surveys show that 77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally, and physically. Cyber bullying—Electronic Aggression via cell phone or internet—is rapidly increasing.
This “timely” educational workshop addresses a concise definition of bullying, the root causes of bullying, prevention/intervention strategies for both bullies and the victims of bullying. It pinpoints behavior issues of children/teens who are victims of this ever-increasing problem. The main goals of this workshop are to make the community safer and to improve the wellness of children/teens.
This workshop provides beneficial information to concerned community members, human service providers, teachers, and parents to break the bully cycle. It provides, step-by-step, ideas to improve discussions for parents for intervention/prevention for bullies and bullied children. The comprehensive educational format relays information in lecture and interactive, small groups.
- To assure that professional human service providers acquire core knowledge pertaining to bullying.
- To teach participants an understanding and be able to define and recognize bullying.
- To give students an overview of precursors that predispose children to bullying.
- To share helpful information pertaining to PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and how it correlates and impacts bullying.
- To share at risk patterns for children who have been abused by bullying. >
- To share strategies of helpful strategies to alleviate bullying in home and educational settings.
- To explore public resources/policies to implement heightened awareness.
- This well organized workshop fills the information gap that currently exists about Bullying. This workshop has been researched to be an informative and an interesting educational tool for targeted participants. It draws upon the latest research in the field of traumatology and builds on a “general” framework of psychology. This framework can be augmented for professional audience concentrations of social workers, chaplains, ministers and counselors.
- Participants will acquire “proactive” knowledge through lecture, power point presentation, helpful videos, and overhead transparencies. These learning components will provide an effective and interesting format. Additionally, focus will be placed on active and “interactive” learning approaches that can be applied through sessions that will be structured with large group activities and small group breakouts. This process will enable participants to individualize and receive information within the learning session.
- Within the training, participants receive beneficial, “user-friendly” handouts and workbooks. Written information is designed for future reference and can be incorporated in bulletin boards and newsletters. It can also be utilized for future worksite, workshop, or conference trainings.