International CyberBullying Conference in Gothenburg Sweden, May 11-12, 2014
IBPA members receive a discount!
Reflections on the 10th International Bullying Prevention Conference, Patti Agatston, PhD
The International Bullying Prevention Association recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its organization with its annual conference in Nashville, TN, November 10–12, 2013.
As an attendee for the past 10 years and a board member for the past four years, I am excited to see the growth of the organization and the evolution of the bullying prevention field. There is a growing recognition that we need to move beyond labels and use comprehensive school-wide approaches that build connectedness in our schools and communities. Read the full blog post.
Study: What Works and Doesn't Work to Prevent and Recover from Bullying
For the past several days I've taken a deep dive into the world of bullying and cyberbullying at two back-to-back conferences -- the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) conference in Washington DC last week and, this week, the International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) conference in Nashville.
Even though I was bullied as a child and recently co-wrote the free booklet, A Parents Guide to Cyberbullying I'm certainly no expert, but after listening to expert after expert, I have learned a bit about the nature of bullying and what can be done to prevent it and deal with it once it occurs. Read the full article by Larry Magid
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11th Annual International Bullying Prevention Association Conference
November 16-18, 2014
San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina
Building Emotional Intelligence to Increase Compassion – keynote presented by Dr. Ernie Mendes
Prevent bullying and foster more compassionate environments through building emotional intelligence (EI) skills. How do you build EI? The key elements for building EI are understanding response power, identifying & managing emotions, and developing empathy. The amount of EI we each have affects the community around us. In this engaging and motivational presentation, we will examine ways to boost your own EI and the EI of those you influence on a daily basis.