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PTA Council of Howard County and Howard County Public School System present Anti-Bullying Seminar

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Anti-bullying Seminar for Parents, Guardians, Community Advocates and Stakeholders of Howard County, MD 

 Location: Wilde Lake High School - Jim Rouse Theatre 

 Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm 

Keynote Speaker:

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center

Florida Atlantic University 

HCPSS Presentation : Rosanne C. Wilson  

Specialist for Positive Behavior Supports 

Student Services - ARL                                            

Doors will open at 6:30PM to Visit the following Community Resource Tables: 

Howard County Choose Civility

* Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians And Gays     

* Howard County Public School System - Office of Student Services            

* Howard County Police Department - Student Resource Officer Unit            

* Domestic Violence Center of Howard County  

Attendees will gain a knowledge of HCPSS anti-bullying policy and procedures and provided with resources available in the county.This presentation will also provide a broad overview of adolescent technological concerns, including cyberbullying and social networking sites.   Foundational information on the way adolescents use the Internet and cell phones is first provided before examining cyberbullying, sexting, and unwise social networking in detail. Strategies for identification, prevention, and response are then discussed in a conversational format to allow for input and Q&A from the audience. Attendees will leave equipped with an increased ability to promote safe and responsible participation in cyberspace among the youth they care for, and with numerous resources to assist them towards those ends.

To RSVP for event:

 http://ptachcantibullyingseminar.eventbrite.com 

For more information and/or volunteer please contact Carletta Sweeney at safety@ptachc.org

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