Don’t Miss Dec. 14th Teen Network Meeting: Understanding Social Cruelty

Understanding  Social Cruelty: Tools to Help You Help your Students With Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet

When? Tuesday December 14th, 9am-12pm

Where? BJE:  639 14th Ave. SF, CA 94118

This workshop is for teen educators to help them understand the effects of bullying or social cruelty on the target, the student using bullying behavior, and the bystanders.  This workshop is highly interactive and involves self-reflection and role play.  We will discuss the following topics:
•         What is social cruelty or bullying?
•         How do you know when it is teasing, conflict, or social cruelty?
•         Gender differences
•         Strategies and techniques to empower your students
•         The importance of friendship
Gloria’s Bio:
Gloria is the coordinator of Parents Place Community Education Center in Palo Alto and has been a professor in the graduate program of social work at San Jose State University for 20 years. She has been a school social worker and parent educator since 1981 specializing in working with elementary, middle, and high school students and families. She has also been involved in providing consultation, collaboration, and training to teachers and administrators in public and private elementary through high school settings. Her areas of expertise include: understanding children’s learning styles and creating successful learners; fostering resiliency in children; students with learning problems; and bullying prevention. Gloria is bi-cultural and the parent of three sons: a college graduate, and identical twins who seniors in college

To RSVP or for more information, contact Tracy Rice.

*  January 25, 2011  Managing Change– Advocating for Our Programs and Resources
*  March 15, 2011  Sustaining the Teen Educator Profession, Sustaining Ourselves: with Guest Educator Rachel Brodie
*  May 17, 2011 (Final session):  Sharing Best Practices– Taking Tools to Next Year


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