Dr. Lori Ernsperger: 'The 3 R's to Bullying Prevention for Students with Special Educational Needs: Recognise, Respond and Report'

Start Date End Date Location Booking Deadline Fully Booked
31/03/2017 - The Kingsley Hotel, Cork 31/03/2017 No

Course Description


The course aims to support teachers and to:

  • Define bullying
  • Learn how to recognise bullying
  • Identify victims of bullying
  • Identify long-term negative impacts for academic achievement
  • Provide specific school-wide approaches for all ages
  • Develop social emotional learning activities for students with special educational needs
  • Conduct school-wide assessment and climate surveys
  • Review procedures for investigation and follow-up activities

Expected outcomes

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of victims and stereotypes of bullies
  • Respond to the victims of bullies
  • Teach prevention strategies to students with special educational needs
  • Respond to bullies effectively
  • Teach anti-bullying social skills
  • Report bullying incidence in school settings.

Course Overview / Content

Dr Lori Ernsperger will:

  • Provide specific strategies in order for teachers to create a safe educational environment
  • Provide specific strategies to stop bullying in schools
  • Review the statistics on bullying and assist teachers in recognising their role in bullying prevention
  • Participants will also review the role of the bystander and the impact of the bystander on bullying incidents
  • Dr Lori Ernsperger will also review reporting procedures and important documentation for teachers.

Information for Applicants

Registration: 8.45 AM
Start: 9.15 AM
Finish: 3.30 PM

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Participants will require permission from their Board of Management to attend.
Substitution will be provided for class teachers if it is deemed essential by the Principal.