Live Webinar Overview
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 2:00 PM (ET) | 11:00 AM (PT)
Technology and social media use is often a positive and crucial aspect of adolescents’ social and educational experiences. However, problematic media use, including online harassment and cyberbullying, can be a concern for youth and it is often challenging for educators and schools to navigate cyberbullying prevention and intervention and how to promote healthy digital behavior.
Join expert, Dr. Stephanie Fredrick, Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Associate Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
In this webinar she will provide an overview on technology and social media use among youth, with a focus on cyberbullying and online harassment. Specific strategies and resources will be shared for educators to prevent cyberbullying and promote safe and respectful behavior in online spaces.
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe cyberbullying and understand how it is related to technology/social media use, peer relationships, and youth mental health.
- Identify school-based strategies to prevent cyberbullying and promote safe and respectful online behavior.
- Identify ways schools can intervene when cyberbullying occurs.
- Share resources with their colleagues, students, and students’ families on cyberbullying and healthy online behavior.
Stephanie S. Fredrick, Ph.D., NCSP
Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Associate Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo
Dr. Stephanie Fredrick is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Associate Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Her research investigates the role of families, peers, and schools in preventing bullying and cyberbullying and promoting mental health among youth.
Dr. Fredrick’s research focuses on school-based preventative and protective factors, including social support, school climate, social-emotional learning, and digital citizenship. Fredrick is a licensed psychologist, a nationally certified school psychologist, and serves as associate editor of the Journal of School Psychology. She previously worked as a school psychologist in the Chicago suburbs before transitioning to academia.
In addition to research and teaching, Dr. Fredrick frequently partners with schools to consult and provide trainings on school climate, social emotional learning, and bullying and cyberbullying prevention and intervention.