International Bullying Prevention Conference
International Bullying Prevention Conference
Sunday, November 5 - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nashville, TN, United States
Sunday, November 5, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pmPreconference Session $95
Olweus Day [More Info]
Jan Urbanski, Ed.D., Director, Safe and Humane Schools at Clemson University
8:00 am - 4:00 pmPreconference Session $95
Restorative Practices [More Info]
Lee Rush, M.Ed., Executive Director, justCommunity
8:00 am - 12:00 pmPre-Conference Session $65
Bullying Prevention Best Practices [More Info]
Dawn Jaeger, School Social Worker, AEA 267
Kathleen Lockard, Olweus technical assistant consultant, Private Practice
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmPreconference Session $65
You Can't "Unfriend" Everyone: Interrupting and Responding to Bias [More Info]
Erin Beacham, Education Director, Southeast Region of the Anti-Defamation League
2:00 pm - 7:00 pmConference Registration Open [More Info]
5:00 pm - 6:15 pmSUNDAY KEYNOTE - Opening event for the conference
Social Media Panel [More Info]
Anne Collier, Founder, The Net Safety Collaborative
5:00 pm - 7:30 pmEXHIBIT HALL RECEPTION - Open to all participants
Exhibit Hall Reception [More Info]
Monday, November 6, 2017
8:30 am - 8:35 amLizzie Sider performing Butterfly [More Info]
Lizzie Sider, Founder, Nobody Has The Power To Ruin Your Day, Inc.
8:30 am - 9:30 amOPENING KEYNOTE
Laughing Just for the Health of It! [More Info]
A1. PBIS: How Trauma Informed Care and Bullying Prevention Programs are Intertwined [More Info]
Laura St. John, Project Director, SAFE-TI (School & Family Engagement- Trauma Informed), Bozeman School District #7
10:00 am - 11:15 amA2. Student Led Session: No Place For Hate: How education efforts are helping to make kind cool [More Info]
Jayla Moody, Student, Mercer University
10:00 am - 11:15 amA3. Research Panel "Cyberbullying in Young Children" [More Info]
Sheri Bauman, PhD, Professor, University of Arizona
Stephanie Fredrick, PhD, Asst. Professor, Central Michigan University
10:00 am - 11:15 amA4. What Happens when a Fed, a Filmmaker, and a Physician Join Forces: The Physicians Campaign to End Bullying [More Info]
Marlene Seltzer, Director, NoBLE, Beaumont Children's
Ingrid Donato, Chief, SAMHSA
Lee Hirsch, Film Director, The Bully Project
Sharon Simpson-Joseph, Esq, Collaborative Consultant, The Bully Project
10:00 am - 11:15 amA5. The Blame Game or Sharing the Blame?: Hearing Stakeholders Talk about Each Other: A Critical Discourse Analysis of School Bullying. [More Info]
Isaac Karikari, PhD, Visiting Lecturer/Research Specialist, Indiana University School of Social Work/Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Division
James Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, Indiana University
10:00 am - 11:15 amA6. Resilience Can Be Taught! 10 Tools to Motivate ANY Student [More Info]
Christian Moore, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, WhyTry
10:00 am - 11:15 amA7. Why Employers Don’t Take the Bull(y) By the Horns: An Empathic Perspective [More Info]
Laura Crawshaw, Ph.D., BCC, Founder & President, The Boss Whispering Institute
10:00 am - 10:30 amA8. TED Inspired Session: 2 topics, 30 minutes each followed by q&a
A8. Why Pain Needs a Seat at the Policy Table [More Info]
Judi Vanderhaar, Consultant, KY Department of Education
10:30 am - 11:00 amA8. TED Inspired
A8. Trauma in Bullying: A Road to Healing. [More Info]
Sierra Dimberg, M.A., Doctoral Student, Arizona State University
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmMONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS sponsored by Second Step,
B1. Rejected! Addressing Social Ostracism in Schools [More Info]
Trudy Ludwig, Children's Advocate & Bestselling Author, Ludwig Creative, Inc.
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB2. Research Panel: Algorithmic solutions to online abuse [More Info]
Amy Bellmore, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ankit Gupta, Crisis Text Line
Sameer Hinduja, PhD, Co-Director, Professor, Cyberbullying Research Center, Florida Atlantic University
Vinay Mahadik, CEO, Securly
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB3. Cross-National Differences in Bullying [More Info]
Peter Smith, PhD 79197898, Emeritus Professor, Goldsmiths, University of London
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB4. Creating a Culture of Compassion [More Info]
Alex Kajitani, Creating a Culture of Compassion, Chicken Soup for the Soul
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB5. An Inside Job: Finding Hope and Solutions for Addressing Bullying [More Info]
Vikki Hennard, Behavior Consultant, Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB6. Bullying Prevention: Supporting Students with Disabilities [More Info]
Dr. Juanita Kirton, Special Education Advisor, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education
James Palmiero, Ed.D., Director, PaTTAN
12:30 pm - 12:50 pmB7. TED INSPIRED SESSION - 3 topics 20 minutes each
B7. We the (Adult) People: How safety, connection, and social/emotional growth starts with us [More Info]
James Bush, Program Director, STARS
Lauren Dickson, Clinical Supervisor, STARS Nashville
12:50 pm - 1:10 pmB7. Real World Safety: How we can really protect youth online and off in TODAY’S society! [More Info]
Stacy Pendarvis, Program Director, Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.
1:10 pm - 1:30 pmB7. Brain States [More Info]
Kathleen McFadden, Associate Director, Atlantic Prevention Resources
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmB8. Youth Participatory Action Research - preventing bullying in secondary school [More Info]
Małgorzata Wójcik, Assistant Professor, University of Social Sciences and Humanities SWPS
C1. Protecting Immigrant Students from Bullying and Harassment [More Info]
Michelle Nutter, Safe and Supportive Schools Manager, PA Center for Safe Schools
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC3. Building Protective School Communities & Preventing Bullying through Social-Emotional Learning [More Info]
Dorothy Espelage, PhD, Professor, University of Florida
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC4. Guerrilla Programming: The art of finessing a single session program into a school based culture shift that fosters empathy and kindness. [More Info]
Amanda West, Assistant Director, Council for Prevention
Katherine Chambers, Director, Warren County Youth Court
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC5. Evidence-Based Bullying Prevention Tools [More Info]
Maureen Perkins, Public Health Analyst, HRSA/MCHB
Helga Luest, Senior Manager of Communication, Abt and Associates
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC6. Kindness, Friendship, and Learning to Get Along [More Info]
Leigh Anne Kraemer-Naser, Director, Curriculum Solution Center
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC7. How Social Media, Organizations, and Schools can Collaborate to Prevent Bullying [More Info]
Jeff Collins, Vice President, After School
Anne Collier, Founder, The Net Safety Collaborative
Matt Soeth, Co-Founder, #iCANHELP
2:15 pm - 3:30 pmC8. Student led TED Inspired Sessions - 20 minutes each followed by 15 minutes Q&A
C8. Shared Squared [More Info]
Lauren Galley, President, Girls Above Society
2:55 pm - 3:15 pmC8. Ted Inspired
C8. Sit With Us: Creating a More Kind and Inclusive School Community [More Info]
Natalie Hampton, Founder, Sit With Us, Inc.
2:35 pm - 2:55 pmC8. TED Inspired
C8. School Culture and Bullying [More Info]
Lizzie Sider, Founder, Nobody Has The Power To Ruin Your Day, Inc.
3:45 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote Research Panel: Program Evaluation [More Info]
Dorothy Espelage, PhD, Professor, University of Florida
Peter Smith, PhD 79197898, Emeritus Professor, Goldsmiths, University of London
Jeff Sprague, PhD, Professor and Director, University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior
Larry Magid, CEO,
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 am - 7:45 amCalming Kid’s Yoga [More Info]
Kim DeMoss, Health and Fitness Professional, Certified Yoga Instructor, K i m m i Y o g i n i
Jan Urbanski, Ed.D., Director, Safe and Humane Schools at Clemson University
D1. Using the Lens of Trauma to Understand the Effects of Bullying [More Info]
Julie McDaniel-Muldoon, Consultant, Student Safety and Well-Being
8:00 am - 9:15 amSponsored by Sprigeo,
D2. Student-led School Climate Change [More Info]
Jamie Lockwood, Head, Social and Emotional Learning for the Facebook K-12 Education Modernization Team
Julie McGarry, Project Manager, inspirED at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Jessica Hoffman, Clinical Psychologist, High School Initiatives at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Nicole Staubli, Project Manager, Safety Operations, Facebook
8:00 am - 9:15 amD3. Connect to Kids [More Info]
Kami Guarino, Assistant Principal, Cherry Creek School District
8:00 am - 9:15 amD4. You Can't Read a Book and Run From a Lion at the Same Time [More Info]
Tara Brown, President, Learner's Edge Consulting
8:00 am - 9:15 amD5. Making Socially-Accepting Inclusive Classrooms: Strategies to Foster Positive Peer Interactions [More Info]
Miriam Miller, Research and Educational Consultant; Doctoral Student, University of British Columbia
8:00 am - 9:15 amD6. There is Strength in Numbers [More Info]
Jodi Green, Principal, Sumner Schools
8:00 am - 9:15 amD7. Using Literature and Film to Generate Empathy in Students [More Info]
Michael Buchanan, Author/Producer, The Fat Boy Chronicles
8:00 am - 9:15 amD8. The Power of Peer- engaging young people in online safety and Anti-Bullying work [More Info]
Katie Collett, Senior Anti-Bullying Project Manager, The Diana Award
9:45 am - 11:00 amTUESDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS sponsored by Second Step,
E1. Making empathy count by promoting kindness and compassion in schools [More Info]
Brian Smith, Senior Research Scientist, Committee for Children
Jillian Lao, Counselor, Highline Public Schools
9:45 am - 11:15 amE2. Student led Move2Stand Program [More Info]
9:45 am - 11:00 amE3. Research Panel on Research to Inform School Bullying Prevention Efforts [More Info]
Maury Nation, Professor, Vanderbilt University
Milena Batanova, PhD, Curriculum and Resource Development Associate, Harvard Graduate School of Education Research
9:45 am - 11:00 amE4. Bias-Based Bullying and Cyberbullying Since 2014: New Research [More Info]
Meghan McCoy, Program Coordinator, Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
Elizabeth Englander, Ph.D., Professor and Founder, Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
Alex Trahnstrom, Graduate Assistant, Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
9:45 am - 11:00 amE5. Bullying Prevention and Online Safety on Facebook [More Info]
Karuna Nain, Global Safety Manager, Facebook
9:45 am - 11:00 amE6. A Timely Solution for Disability Bully-Harassment in Secondary Schools [More Info]
Jerome Holzbauer, PhD, Doctor, N/A
Jessica Penwell Barnett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wright State University
9:45 am - 11:00 amE7. Dramatic Discovery: Using Theater and Film as a Gateway to Bullying Prevention [More Info]
Greg Shamie, Director of Staff Development, The Leadership Program
9:45 am - 11:00 amE8. Bullying Investigation: Legally Compliant? [More Info]
Mary Wisniewski, Assistant Principal, Elkhart Community School Corporation
Jill Balcom, Elementary Principal, Elkhart Community Schools
Mary Yoder Holsopple, Bullying Prevention Coordinator, Elkhart Community Schools
11:15 am - 12:30 pmTuesday KEYNOTE
Emotionally Intelligent Bullying Prevention [More Info]
Marc Brackett, PhD, Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
F1. Bullying and Suicide: A Better Understanding [More Info]
Nancy Buyle, School Safety/Student Assistance Consultant, Macomb Intermediate School District
1:30 pm - 3:30 pmF2. Restorative Practice in Lieu of Criminal Prosecution [More Info]
Lisa Weinreb Delgadillo, Deputy District Attorney, Chief Juvenile Branch of San Diego District Attorneys Office, San Diego District Attorneys Office
Mara Madrigal-Weiss, MA, M.Ed., Student Support Services, San Diego County Office of Education
1:30 pm - 3:30 pmF3. Empathy and Kindness: The How, the Why, and the Domino Effect [More Info]
Lindsay Cambre, Profesional School Counselor, PLPC, NCC, NCSC, Ascension Parish School Board
Carly Desormeaux Cobb, Professional School Counselor Intern, Southeastern Louisiana University