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Cyberbullying: What You Can Do
8/15/2012 - 8/15/2012
Webinar
2:00-3:30 PM ET, Satellite/Web Based
Event Contact:
Michelle Duhart-Tonge
OJJDP NTTAC
703-789-4712
mduhart-tonge@nttac.org
Sponsoring Organization(s):
Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention
Additional Information:
Today’s kids use technology more than ever. While technology can be a great tool to communicate and learn, it can also be used in harmful ways, and allow some kids to take bullying from school hallways into cyberspace. This form of bullying, cyberbullying, happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology, including sending mean text messages, posting embarrassing photos on social networking sites, or creating fake profiles of another individual. Hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) within the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) through the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, this webinar will detail current trends in cyberbullying, particularly on how schools, parents, and communities can all work to help prevent this growing problem, including how to create a supportive environment and how to speak to kids about the impact of cyberbullying.