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A Counseling Approach to Bullying Intervention
February 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 9 am to 11:30 am Carlow University
AJ Palumbo Hall of Science & Technology
Corner of Fifth & Craft Avenues, Pgh 15213
(Free Parking Lot A-do not enter main campus) Doors open 8:15 am; coffee service & light refreshments; we begin with brief Prayer
Workshop Description: Long-term bullying is associated with a variety of adverse consequences including depression, anxiety & diminished academic achievement. Bullying interventions & strategies are imperative for creating healthy environments in which youth can flourish. We will discuss the importance of prevention, research based interventions & techniques to address bullying. We also will discuss the importance of providing trauma informed care as a prevention and responsive measure. Participants will interact, engage & learn new tools to implement at home or in your educational programs to help shift the culture.
Children are welcome to stay with parents in auditorium. Arts & crafts bag provided. Provide child’s name & age when registering. For educators, eligible for two Act 48 hours. Bring professional ID. Parents, grandparents, educators – anyone who cares about youth is invited to register & attend ($5 fee, some scholarships available) Slay like David: Conquering Goliath (A Counseling Approach to Bullying Intervention)
Meet Our Presenters – both are Certified School Counselors
Ms. Shandia Booker Formerly with PPS Author, Dear Brooklyn Love Yourself West Allegheny School District
Ms. Tashawn Nichols PPS Milliones University Prep
Three Ways to Register by Thursday, February 20th: Mail $5 check or money order, payable to Blessed Be Educators, or cash to Mary Ann Hvizdos, 825 Mifflin Ave., Pgh 15221. Include name, parish or professional affiliation & phone number or email (important if we need to cancel due to weather). Please print clearly. Some member congregations have a Blessed Be Educators or a Faith-Based Health Collaborative representative who will register you & collect money. Go to www.baidos.net top of homepage donate button. Choose “Donate with PayPal.” Enter $5.30 (Pay Pal surcharge). Message Mary Ann that you paid by PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented by Blessed Be Educators, an Affiliate of the Faith-Based Health Collaborative in collaboration with Carlow University’s Department of Education
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