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Cyberbullying and Electronic Harassment: Responding to a Difficult, Challenging, and Complex Problem

Dennis Lewis
Date of Post
Nov 10, 2009

Workshop Description

The  challenges of electronic bullying are frustrating to students, parents, and educators.  In the 21st century, this type of 24/7 intimidation and harassment is pervasive, harmful, and impacting student attendance, emotional well being, and overall school climate.  This workshop will provide educators with the necessary information and educational resources to appropriately and legally address this complex and challenging problem.

Intended Audience

Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, Social Workers, Nurses, School Resource Officers, Support Staff, Safety Coordinators

Instructional Objectives Will Include

  • Understand a school's responsibility related to cyberbullying and techno-harassment
  • Understand the school staff's legal responsibility related to bullying that happens both on and off campus
  • Understand how to help students and parents respond to this difficult issue

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