8:00 – 8:45 A.M. REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:45 – 9:30 A.M. OPENING PROGRAM
9:50 – 10:45 A.M. SESSION 1
LIST OF TOPICS (Workshops Presented 2-3 Times)
-The Effects of Bullying: Trauma and Lasting Effects on Mental Health
-A Workshop to Help Parents and Staff Understand Bullying and Its Long Term
-Proven Social Emotional Learning Interventions that Decrease Violent Tendencies
-It takes a Village: Helping Parents, Educators and Community Stakeholders
-Black Girl Blues: An Examination of Intra Racial Bullying and Alternatives to Suspensions
-How to Speak with Students about Online Safety: Tips, Resources & Legal Issues
10:50 A.M. – 11:55 SESSION 2
12:00 – 12:50 P.M. L U N C H
1:00 – 1:55 P.M. SESSION 3
2:00 – 2:55 P.M. SESSION 4
2:50 – 3:45 P.M. FORUM DISCUSSION
Panelists Impact of Bullying – Spiritual Perspective
Closing Remarks Chicago State University - TBA
Gratitude and Acknowledgements – TBA
4:00 – 4:30 P.M. Exchange of Evaluation and Illinois State Board of Education Credit
Credentials & Social Worker Continuing Education Credit
Networking & Vendors
Dr. Patrice Boyles of CSU (seated third from left) poses with members of the planning committee.
Bullying happens everyday, which is why we are promoting our "Bullying Prevention and Awareness 365 Conference and Youth Rally," to encourage everyone to speak out against violence, harassment, and intimidation to keep youth and students safe. Please join us!
*Registration for BPA's bullying prevention conference in Chicago includes Professional Development Credit for Administrators, Educators, and Social Workers. Use Promo Code - "TEACHERS10" OR "SOCWORKERS10" for a 25% discount.
All participants will receive a certificate of participation.
Use Promo Code "COMMUNITY50" for 50% off. (No professional development credit is available.)
Use Promo Code "PARENTS75" for 75% off. (No professional development credit is available.)
**Deadline for youth preregistration is October 15th. All youth participants must be selected and preregistered before the event. No students will be allowed to register the day of the Conference. (Cost underwritten for preregistered youth.)