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Bullying at School: What You Can Do About It

October 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$149.00

Participants will be exposed to information regarding different types of bullying, bullies,
and victims, as well as the consequences of bullying. A review of theoretical explanations
for why bullying occurs will be presented. Then, attention will be paid to the remedies for
bullying for children.
Registration is available online at papsy.org
Laura M. Crothers, DEd, NCSP, is a Professor of School Psychology, the Rev. Martin A.
Hehir, C.S.Sp. Endowed Chair in Scholarly Excellence, and the Associate Dean for
Graduate Studies and Research, School of Education, at Duquesne University. She studies
childhood bullying and indirect aggression in adolescents, and has published over 50
articles, presented over 30 papers or posters, and written numerous books on this topic.
She is considered an expert on bullying by the National Association of School
Psychologists.
Registration Cost: $149.00 (includes morning coffee and lunch)
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to
Describe and differentiate among the different types of bullying behavior and understand the
symptoms of each
Compare/contrast the different theoretical perspectives regarding why bullying occurs, who becomes
a bully, and why victims are targeted
Connect the consequences of bullying to each constituency group: bullies, victims, bystanders, and
the school system
Recognize the difficulties in studying bullying in different racial and ethnic groups, and will understand
that in-group bullying (i.e., bullying within one’s racial, ethnic, or linguistic group) is much more
common than between-group bullying
Understand and be able to identify the best practice prevention and intervention efforts to be used in
helping victims of bullying
Understand and be able to identify the best practice prevention and intervention efforts to be used in
helping perpetrators of bullying behavior

Details

Date:
October 8, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$149.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.papsy.org/news/468682/

Organizer

Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Phone:
(717) 232-3817
Email:
ppa@papsy.org
Website:
https://www.papsy.org