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Resilience: Avoiding Victimization By Developing Social Competence

This presentation is designed for youth professionals who would like to supplement their existing programming and policies with student-centered empowerment. As more attention is given to the importance of cultivating socio-emotional learning skills among students, it seems vital to increasingly consider one often-neglected component: resilience. As critical as it is to shape and improve the…

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Cyberbullying and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

This presentation is designed for school administrators, counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other professionals who desire a comprehensive understanding of (and action plan to deal with) cyberbullying among youth with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These students arguably are among those most vulnerable to this growing problem, and have been characterized as the “perfect victim.”…

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Coaches, Student Athletes, and the Misuse of Social Media

With each new year, coaches are increasingly dealing with the challenges of social media. This can include inappropriate, unethical, and even illegal student-athlete conduct directly or indirectly related to their online communications. Recently, some schools are even mandating that informal or formal monitoring of students takes place by coaches, but not providing clear guidance on…

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Full-day Educator Workshop

This presentation is designed for school professionals and other youth workers who desire a comprehensive understanding of (and action plan to deal with) cyberbullying, sexting, and unwise social media use.  Apart from providing foundational information about trends and patterns, it will cover relevant legal principles and provide clarity from the courts as to when to…

Half-day Educator Workshop Cyberbullying Research Center

Half-day Educator Workshop

Kids have bullied each other for generations. The latest generation, however has been able to utilize technology to expand their reach and the extent of their harm. This phenomenon is being called cyberbullying, defined as: “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” Moreover, youth use technology…

Educator Briefing: Advanced Cyberbullying Research Center

Educator Briefing: Advanced

For those who already know what cyberbullying is, Drs. Hinduja and Patchin offer several presentations that dig into the information more deeply. They spend the majority of the time focusing intensely on one of the following topics: Cyberbullying Prevention, Responding to Cyberbullying, Legal Issues for Educators, and Social Networking and Sexting. In addition to these…

Educator Briefing: Beginner Cyberbullying Research Center

Educator Briefing: Beginner

This presentation is designed to bring educators up to speed on the Internet-related issues facing adolescents today that may impact their classrooms. It covers a basic overview of the online technologies utilized by children and teens, and provides numerous real-world examples of cyberbullying that help to stress the seriousness of this problem. If you don’t…

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School Climate 2.0 Workshop

This workshop is designed for school administrators, counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other professionals who desire a comprehensive action plan to deal with cyberbullying, sexting, and unsafe social networking. Apart from providing foundational information, it will cover relevant legal principles and provide clarity from the courts as to when to intervene in incidents that originate…

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Comprehensive Community-Wide Cyberbullying Program

Are you interested in a cyberbullying “full-court press”? Start by completing the “Cyberbullying Report Card” located on page 255 of Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard (also available here). Once you have identified specific areas of concern, do something about them! Have key personnel read the book and respond to the discussion questions and staff development questions…