Thursday, May 18, 2017
The Conference Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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VOICE-Buffalo Annual Public Meeting will be held Thursday, September 8th at 7pm (registration begins at 6:30pm) at Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave., Buffalo 14214. Help VOICE Buffalo take action to reduce the jail population by 50%, including mentally ill prisoners, because prison is not a mental health institution!
Cornell’s Institute on Employment and Disability presents
Webinar: Workplace Bullying and Harassment
January 13, 2016 – 1pm-2pm ET
Registration is free at:
This session will explore the definitional and legal differences between bullying and harassment, provide an overview of the impact of bullying in the workplace, describe the recourse available to abused workers with disabilities, and offer suggestions for how employers can foster safer, more accepting workplaces.
FREE WEBINAR next Tuesday, December 1st! Register now!
When issues of bullying are added to the challenges already present for children with disabilities, school can become an unbearable experience. This webinar will focus on how to help families of students with disabilities address bullying concerns. In addition to exploring what families can do to help their child, a summary of legal aspects related to bullying and the special needs child will be presented.
Jan Urbanski, Ed.D. is the Director of Safe and Humane Schools within the Institute on Family & Neighborhood Life at Clemson University where she oversees dissemination of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and related initiatives focused on positive connections and reducing bullying and violence. Jan also has more than 20 years of school district experience and has authored several publications and curriculum related to bullying prevention.
Tuesday, December 1
60 minute, live webinar sponsored by the International Bullying Prevention Association
Register Here: http://www.ibpaworld.org/webinars/#!event-list
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