Higher Education Bullying Prevention Workshops

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The 9th annual International Bullying Prevention Conference has included a track specific to strengthening bullying prevention efforts on university and college campuses across the U.S.

The International Bullying Prevention Association announces sessions at this year’s 9th annual conference include ones specific to higher education. In addition, a special higher education focused panel of Rutgers University staff will be held on November 4th during the pre-conference day. November 5th and 6th offer full days of learning and networking opportunities at the InterContinental Hotel at the Plaza.

Sessions Include:

  • Intersection of Bullying and Hazing: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Grads Behaving Badly: A Study of bullying behaviors in grad school
  • Bullying and Unlawful Harassment
  • Bullying and School Liability: Constitutional, Statutory & Tort Duties to Prevent Bullying
  • Hazing Prevention in Higher Education: A Systematic & Strategic Approach
  • Bullying Prevention and the Pre-Service Counselor: A Collaborative Effort
  • Title IX and Mandatory Reporter Violations in Higher Education

The event features exhibits from companies providing services and products in the field. Participants come to learn the latest research findings about effective programs and share successful strategies they are using at their College or University.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has approved the conference for 18 contact hours for continuing education credits. The deadline to save $100 on the registration fee is September 30th, 2012. http://www.stopbullyingworld.org

The mission of the International Bullying Prevention Association is to support and enhance quality research based bullying prevention principles and best practices in order to achieve a safe school climate, healthy work environment, good citizenship and civic responsibility.

Organizations that have made bullying prevention a priority and support this conference include: Professional Development Network of Greater Kansas City, Cable in the Classroom, Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, Windber Research Institute, Hazelden, Facebook, Cartoon Network, Sprigeo and Jackson County COMBAT.

Contact: IBPA

Twitter: ibpa2012

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