BOOST NH partnered with SERESC and the UNH Cooperative Extension to bring you the workshop “Prevent Bullying and Meanness by Promoting Empathy and Civility: A positive approach“. This 3-hour workshop, led by nationally recognized speakers Malcolm Smith, Ph.D. and Rick Alleva, Ed.D of the UNH Cooperative Extension, will help participants understand bullying, peer victimization and meanness among young people through a presentation of the current research, issues, roles and needs of victims, bullies and bystanders. A positive approach that encourages empathy, compassion and civility for all students will be shared with examples from a new ‘Courage to Care’ curriculum developed by the presenters. Challenges, opportunities and strategies to engage young people in both school and afterschool settings will be explored with participants.
PD Hours: 3 CKA: Child and Youth Development; Programming and Environment
Boost NH is a project of SERESC funded by the Child Development Bureau. Our goal is to provide statewide technical assistance and professional development opportunities to after school providers to support their work in creating high-quality, innovative programs for school-aged children.
Susan Gimilaro, Project Director
Dian McCarthy, Project Assistant