Bullying and Suicide Prevention

Event Type:  General Webinar
Date:  Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:15pm (America/New_York)

Many schools and communities are struggling to find effective ways to prevent both bullying and suicidal behavior among youth. This webinar will provide the latest research and science on the relationship between bullying and suicide and will outline some of the shared risk and protective factors. The webinar will also discuss the main principles of a comprehensive whole school approach to bullying prevention. This presentation will be interactive, with opportunities to ask questions.

Objectives: Participants will:1.Recognize the complex relationship between bullying and suicide.2.Understand key research findings related to effective bullying prevention approaches.3.Identify ways to integrate both bullying prevention and suicide prevention into school violence prevention initiatives.

Event Presenter(s)

Bennett Leventhal

Young-Shin Kim

Settings:  Schools, Middle School, High School
Planning and Implementing:  Strategic Planning