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CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.3 IACET CE's

Young people today are overwhelmed with negative and harmful influences that create a “sea of mean” in their relationships with each other.  Left to their own devices, they often cannot stop this downward spiral; the help and support of adults are necessary.  This program will offer information and strategies for prevention and intervention against this “sea of mean”.

Learning Objectives: 

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Review the current cultural norms and influences that encourage bullying and  harassment among youth;
  • Explore the use of social media to implement positive engagement among youth; and,         
  • Examine strategies to develop respectful & empathetic attitudes in young people. 


Intended Audience: 

This introductory level course, is designed for all professionals (behavioral health specialists, teachers, social workers, etc.) who work with young people.  Parents are also welcomed.


Instructional Level: 


Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.