Stop bullying workshop

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National speaker, Mike Dreiblatt, co-author of the books How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression and The Wallop Story, will lead a 60 minute Parent/Community workshop titled “How to Stop Bullying, Cyber Bullying and Social Aggression” from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Jefferson Somerset Cafeteria.
As one of America’s favorite bullying prevention speakers and top motivational speakers, Dreiblatt has successfully trained over 500,000 students, parents, teachers, faculty and staff how to stop bullying.
His realistic and upbeat message helps schools create a positive culture and shows students how to stop the bullying, safely and effectively. Dreiblatt has authored two books, been a guest speaker in 43 states and helped hundreds of schools and districts across America to stop the bullying.
Dreiblatt has been a national speaker since 2001. His first book, How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression, provides K-5 through eighth grade teachers, school administrators and counselors with fun, interactive lessons and activities that stop bullying, support student safety and well-being, promote healthy social-emotional development and improve academic achievement. Mike’s second book, The Wallop Story, includes lots of fun role plays and step-by-step help on how to stand up to bullies.
Sponsored by Jefferson Somerset, parents will discover what role they play in bullying, how to help their children make good friends and stop bullying from occurring.  Agenda items include:
• Vital details of Florida’s bullying prevention laws.
• Critical aspects regarding a parent’s role in bullying, cyber bullying, and social aggression.
• Identifying the players in bullying, cyber bullying, and social aggression.
• Four ways parents can help their children be assertive and effectively respond to bullying.
• Important techniques for working with school personnel.
“Cyber bullying or social aggression can be just as painful as a physical attack, sometimes more painful,” Dreiblatt says.
The workshop will be fun, fast-paced, and interactive and involve role-playing and group activities. “Practice is an essential element in helping students deal with bullying,” says Dreiblatt.
For further information, visit standuptobullying.net or contact Andre Gainey at (850) 997-3555 or againey@somersetjefferson.org.