Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety
WGTE and Fostering Healthy Communities (ProMedica, Mercy and the University of Toledo Medical Center) have developed this local initiative to increase youth safety by decreasing the incidence of bullying. This year-long effort is comprised of a comprehensive public information campaign through TV, radio, print and the web; three live television programs and three workshops for educators.
- Educator Workshop: Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety
This is a photo gallery of the day's events during the first Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety educator workshop day. The workshop was free and open to all individuals in the field of education. Administrators, teachers, counselors, psychologists, law enforcement, and school support staff including, but not limited to: nurses, bus drivers, recess monitors, food service, custodial, cafeteria. Participants received a Certificate for 6 Contact Hours.
This workshop was held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. WGTE and Fostering Healthy Communities (a partnership of Mercy, ProMedica and University of Toledo Medical Center), presented the day-long workshop for educators that addressed bullying and violence.Read more
- Views: 38 WGTE Town Hall: Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety -
This WGTE Town Hall Program is hosted by Bill Harris and is the first of three Town Hall programs aimed at raising awareness and creating discussion about bullying. During this program we explore the causes and consequences of bullying, intimidation and violence among youth in our community. How can we identify the signs of bullying early? And, how can we find ways to foster understanding and healing, instead of division and violence?
The program features William Geha, Sylvania Public Schools; SRO/Ptl. Tim McLeod, Oregon City School District/Oregon Police Division; Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach, The University of Toledo; Neil Rochotte Washington Local School District.Read more
- Kirk Smalley | Stand for the Silent | University of Toledo
Kirk Smalley from Stand for the Silent visited the University of Toledo, and spoke to a large audience in the Field House.
Kirk and Laura Smalley's eleven year old son, Ty Field-Smalley, took his own life after being suspended from school for retaliating against a bully that had been bullying him for over two years.Read more