Tuesday, Oct. 22
4-5 p.m. ET
Supporting the social and emotional development of students who experience high rates of bullying should be a fundamental component in any anti-bullying policy or program. This webinar addresses the pervasiveness of bullying among the nation’s youth, including particular subgroups of students with disabilities. Specific school, group, and individual strategies for supporting the social and emotional development of students with and without disabilities are discussed. The evidence-based strategies discussed in this webinar focus on supporting skill development for students who experience direct, relational/social, and online victimization.
After completing this webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe the general pervasiveness of bullying, especially among specific subgroups of students with disabilities
- Identify appropriate whole-school approaches for supporting the social and emotional development of all students
- Identify targeted interventions for students who are victimized.
- Support appropriate skill development for students who are victimized
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.