Eyes on Bullying…Spotlight on young children
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 @ 2 - 3 pm (Eastern time)
Even children as young as two to six year olds can be affected by bullying. If overlooked, early forms of bullying will grow. Caregivers play a critical role in determining whether early bullying behavior escalates and spreads, or is reduced to isolated events. This teleseminar helped participants prepare young children in daycare, preschool, home care, and playgroups to develop healthy relationships free from bullying.
Eyes on Bullying…The growing problem of cyberbullying
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 @ 2 - 3 pm (Eastern time)
Cyberbullying—posting hurtful, embarrassing, or threatening text or images using the Internet, cell phones, or other communication devices—is a new, powerful form of bullying for boys and girls in their elementary and middle school years. By reaching a wide audience very quickly and often anonymously, cyberbullying presents new challenges for children who may face bullying in the roles of bully, victim, or bystander. This teleseminar helped participants prepare children to deal effectively with cyberbullying in afterschool and child care programs.
Eyes on Bullying…Stop bullying in camp & youth programs
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 @ 2 - 3 pm (Eastern time)
Bullying in the middle and high school years develops into well-established behaviors with many long-term harmful consequences for bullies, victims, and bystanders. These behaviors can be prevented when adults and children stand up against bullying and create a bullying-free environment. This teleseminar helped participants prepare children and staff to become active agents of bullying prevention in day camps, overnight camps, and youth programs.