International Bullying Prevention Conference Chicago

Pre-Conference Sessions
Thursday, November 7

Registration for Pre-Conference Opens at 7:30 am

Day Preconference Session 8:00 am – 4:00 pm $95

This session is a networking opportunity for Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) Certified Trainer-Consultants and personnel working in schools implementing the OBPP. They will share experiences from their work, hear OBPP updates, and learn about new tools to support their bullying prevention work. New bullying prevention research will be reviewed and discussed along with works of other invited guests. . (lunch on your own, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm)

Bullying Prevention Best Practices Preconference Session 8:00 am – 12:00 pm $65 – 4.0 CE’s Available

Following definitions of bullying and cyberbullying, participants will learn specific techniques and strategies that will help them develop a better understanding of offline and online bullying behavior. They will review research-based best practices and learn practical guidelines for implementing a whole-school approach to preventing peer abuse. Participants will also discuss myths about bullying, ways to acknowledge positive behavior, and to empower bystanders to help targets of bullying.