School Bullying/Violence Prevention Conference coming to Mesa, AZ

Venue: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson

Location: Mesa, Arizona, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 27, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 20, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 20, 2011
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Description

In response to the rise of school bullying and violence, Building Strong Families National Seminars is presenting in your area a powerful 3-hour research-based school bullying and violence prevention conference entitled the ‘Standing Up To Bullying’ Conference.

Introducing the latest international research on school (k-12) bullying and violence, this powerful 3-hour research-based conference is designed to empower and equip school administrators, educators, social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other professionals who work with children with skills and tools designed to recognize, minimize or eradicate youth bullying and school violence. The strategies, techniques, and interventions cited in this conference equally spans elementary thru high school students. Participants will learn:

•The latest international research on child bullying and school violence
•The causes of youth aggression and misbehavior
•The characteristics of bullies and their victims
•The psychology of bullying
•Potential outcomes of bullying
•Warning signs of youth emotional problems, suicide, and homicide
•How to empower victims of bullying
•Bullying and school violence prevention strategies
•Non-physical de-escalation techniques, and
•Self-defense techniques

As our gift for attending, participants will receive a free copy of our 'Standing Up To Bullying' Game. This educational and noncompetitive game, designed to teach school-age children anti-bullying skills, can be played in classrooms, homes, or therapy settings.

Participants will also receive a free copy of our Power of Thoughts E-book consisting of several printable worksheets for k-12 students empowering them to change their behavior by changing the way they think.

And that's not all - Participants will be able to stay up to date with all the latest international research on school bullying and violence as they will receive links to the research articles cited in the presentation along with a copy of the slide presentation which are both updated regularly. Additionally, they can sign up to receive emails from us alerting them to all the latest research as it happens.

***For a limited time, each educator and student of those schools or districts that pre-registers 15 or more participants to the conference will receive a free copy of our 'Standing Up To Bullying' game along with free unlimited game updates and upgrades. In addition, these schools or districts will receive a $5.00 discount per participant.

The presenter is Mark Lakewood, CEO and founder of Building Strong Families National Seminars, a distinguished bullying prevention expert, researcher, author, and speaker with over 20 years of clinical experience as a mental health therapist. Prior to beginning his own private practice, Mr. Lakewood provided counseling services at a variety of medical clinics, hospitals, mental health facilities, and a family preservation agency. He has an extensive history providing therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. Mr. Lakewood also provided clinical and consultation services to numerous school administrators, educators, students, and families on issues of bullying and behavior management.

The cost to attend this conference is $35.00 per participant. All major credit/debit cards and personal/business checks are accepted. School purchase orders are also accepted.

Seating is limited so those interested are asked to pre-register by Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 by visiting http://www.StandingUpToBullyingConference.com.

Venue

6650 East Superstition Springs Boulevard
Mesa
Arizona
United States
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