Cyberbullying…. Prevention Before Intention!

Mar 14, 2019

01:30

Breakout Room #1

ABOUT:

Bullying has been a problem in schools for as long as we can remember. However, in today‚Äôs interconnected world, where technology tools are being used by students starting at a very early age, bullying is able to find its way in through a new platform. Cyberbullying, the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting messages—usually anonymously—has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers and can pose serious emotional consequences. In this session, you will learn ways to identify, prevent, and respond to this growing epidemic among our youth.

AUDIENCE:

Mental Health Professionals, Administrators, Educators, Community Partners, School Law Enforcers

AUDIENCE TAKEAWAYS:

The audience will learn ways to identify, prevent, and respond to this growing epidemic among our youth-Cyberbullying.

  • Sandra Pesavento, Ed.D.

    Professor, Education Department

    University of Scranton

    BIO

    BIO: Sandra Pesavento, Ed. D. is a Professor in the Education Department at the University of Scranton where she has been a faculty member since 2010. She serves as a Faculty Specialist sharing her expertise in Communications, Technology & Global Skills. Sandra has over twenty years experience as an educator. She completed her undergraduate degree

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