Tuesday, Oct. 8
4-5 p.m. ET
Reducing the bullying that occurs within the nation’s schools is essential to support the social and emotional development of school-aged youth. This webinar provides background information related to bullying, briefly highlights critical components of state and federal law, and introduces the complexities associated with the bullying dynamic, especially related to students with disabilities. In addition, you will learn targeted interventions for reducing bullying behaviors and supporting appropriate skill development for students who engage in bullying.
After completing this program, you will be able to:
- Identify common components associated with bullying involvement
- Identify critical legal components associated with bullying involvement
- Recognize evidence based practices for reducing bullying behaviors
- Support appropriate skill development for students who engage in high rates of peer aggression
Chad A. Rose is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Dr. Rose’s research focuses on the intersection of disability labels and special education services within the bullying dynamic, unique predictive and protective factors associated with bullying involvement among students with disabilities, and bully prevention efforts within a PBIS framework. Recently, he has authored or co-authored several empirical investigations, book chapters, and reviews that explore the interplay between special education identification and bully perpetration and victimization.