ABCs of Bullying Prevention

Date: March 4, 2014
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: MSU Extension Ottawa County, 12220 Filmore Street, Conference Room E, West Olive, MI 49460
Contact: Susan Fenton, fentons@msu.edu, 616-994-4543

This workshop is designed for adults who live with, care about and work with young people, including parents, caregivers and those who work in schools, youth and family agencies, youth organizations (such as 4-H, Scouts, and Boys and Girls Clubs), juvenile justice, faith-based communities, recreation departments and other community groups.

During the ABC's of Bullying Prevention workshop, participants will:

  1. Share perspectives on the prevalence and types of bullying behaviors affecting their communities – and explore how these perspectives connect with recent research.
  2. Examine bullying, bias and harassment through the lens of differences.
  3. Explore key strategies for addressing these complex issues at the personal, interpersonal, institutional and cultural levels.
  4. Learn about programs and resources that can be used in community settings, including an MSU Extension initiative titled Be SAFE: Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments.

This is a free workshop and is being sponsored by the MSUE Journey 4-H: The Outdoor Challenge. Registration is required. To register contact: Susan Fenton, Program Coordinator, Ottawa County Youth 4-H Youth Development 616-994-4543 fentons@msu.edu 

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