International Bullying Prevention Conference

Associate Director
Atlantic Prevention Resources
Kathleen graduated with a BA in Health Education and completed graduate work to obtain her Student Assistance Counselor (SAC) in the state of New Jersey. She has worked in the field of Prevention, creating and delivering programs and presentations for community groups, school staff, professional groups and students from primary grades to college. She designed a variety of programs through the years to address the most frequent request from School Counselors-something to address bullying and teasing. Kathleen's graduate work in Student Assistance Counseling was utilized by school districts in Atlantic County where she facilitated groups and did individual counseling with high risk students. In 2006, she was trained and certified in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and since then, facilitated the training of over 25 school committees throughout Atlantic County and the state of New Jersey and provides on-going consultant work to many of these schools. Recently, she completed a 6 week training "Enhancing Trauma Awareness" regarding the effects of trauma, and is pursuing research to better understand and develop best practices that will create sanctuary for those injured and damaged by childhood and/or adult trauma.