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Bullying: Detection, Prevention, and Intervention

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February 2, 2013

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Pelham Bay Library

Dr. Meyers and Dr. Zealand leads workshops to arm parents with information about the signs, symptoms, risk factors, and coping strategies of bullying. This 50 minute workshop focuses on parents who have children who are bullied or demonstrate bullying behavior, or are generally concerned about their child's susceptibility. Presented is an overview of the risk factors of bullying, the long-term implications, and the family environment which can potentially help diminish a child's susceptibility to bullying behavior or being bullied. 

Amy Meyers, PhD, LCSW is an expert on interpersonal, peer, and sibling relationships. She has presented nationally on the subject of sibling abuse and trains child welfare staff and mandated reporters on risk assessment. She is a certified anti-bullying specialist.

Ruth Zealand, PhD is an Associate Professor at the College of New Rochelle.  She is a former public school teacher and principal.  She has been addressing bullying and conflict resolution for more than 25 years.

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  • Audience: Adults

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