School Bullying: What do we know based on more than three decades of research?
Bullying continues to be a serious problem in schools around the world, with evidence that involvement in bullying affects children and adolescents’ health. In this seminar, Dr. Chiaki Konishi will share current literature and research results on bullying among children and adolescents, especially responding to the following questions: what are correlates and outcomes of bullying? what are contributing factors to bullying behaviours? She will also facilitate discussion on how we can effectively respond to some challenges facing bullying research, as well as future directions for interventions and preventions.
All attendees will get a mention on their co-curricular record (CCR).
Date: Friday February 1st, 2019
Location: Coach House, 3715 Peel street, 2nd floor
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Dr. Chiaki Konishi, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, specializing in the area of social-emotional learning (SEL) and development. She has been an active member of PREVNet, Canada’s national organization for Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network, and the international Bullying Research Network, linking 180 experts globally. Most of Chiaki’s work has been conducted through collaborative partnerships with local schools and community agencies, aiming at optimizing social-emotional development of children and youth as well as learning environments/school climate. She has taught a unique graduate-level practicum course in SEL, the first of its kind in Canada initiated by Drs. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Shelley Hymel, providing opportunities for teacher candidates to develop a deep understanding of embedding SEL in educational settings.