Bullying and cyber-bullying are challenging our communities more than anyone really understands. Bullying is not normal, it is not acceptable and it hurts everyone.
If you are interested in discussing the impacts of bullying, join the Joint Family Court and Youth Justice Committee and the Canadian Red Cross for a screening of the short documentary movie, How to Help: A Youth Perspective on Bullying
The movie will be screened at the Terry Fox Theatre on October 24th, 2012 at 7pm followed by a discussion led by an expert panel. The panel members will be available to respond to your questions and concerns regarding this challenging issue. The panel will include:
- Cindi Seddon (Panel Chair), Principal Summit Middle School, Author – Bully Beware
- Dr. Shelley Hymel, UBC Department of Education and Counselling Psychology & Special Education
- Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl, UBC Department of Education and Counselling Psychology & Special Education
- Dr. Brenda Morrison, Co-Director for Centre of Restorative Justice, SFU
- Dr. Aaron White, School Psychologist/District Counsellor, Student Support Services, West Vancouver
- Jim Mandelin, Youth Advocate, Author, Public Speaker
Students, parents, educators and anyone interested in learning more about this very important issue are encouraged to attend.
The Terry Fox Theatre is located at 1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam.
To pre-register for the event visit: www.eventbrite.ca (online registration)
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Bullying is not a normal part of life. Bullying hurts everyone!