AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — As school bullying is on the mind of students and parents throughout Western New York; the University at Buffalo will host a conference on how to tackle bullying within schools.
It's called, “Research-Informed Bullying Preventions: Social-Emotional Learning and School Climate Improvement Approaches,” and it discusses the following subjects:
- Understanding the types and prevalence of bullying and sexual violence
- Identifying risk and protective factors associated with involvement in bullying and sexual violence
- Identifying evidence-based and developmentally-appropriate interventions to prevent bullying and sexual violence.
The seminar will feature a morning keynote presentation from Dorothy Espelage, PhD, a Distinguished Professor of Education from the University of North Carolina; along with afternoon breakout sessions based on four topics.
This event takes place on October 22nd, at UB's Classics V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst.
The keynote presention begins at 8 am and the breakout sessions will end at 3 pm.
You can register for the event here. Tickets are $35 for students, and $75 for professionals, with tickets for a group of eight at $550.