Vermont Training Courses
Bullying continues to be a pressing problem in schools today, the effects of which can often last a lifetime for students. This course provides users with a better understanding of bullying behavior, as well as their obligations to help prevent bullying. Topics covered include bullying basics, identifying bullying behavior, how bullying works and effective ways to address the problem. Also hear from real students on their experiences with bullying, how it affected them and what they think schools could do to help them.
Scott Poland, Ed.D, is a nationally recognized expert on school bullying, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a Co-Director in the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Poland is the former president of the National Association of School Psychologists.