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Friends Report 2016

Children and youth in Sweden share their
experiences about bullying within schools.

For the first time with
results from K-3 grade

Read Friends Report 2016

Friends Colorado is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of bullying. We educate and support schools and sports clubs throughout Colorado with the vision to see young children and adolescents grow up in a safe, secure, and inclusive environment.

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World Anti-Bullying Forum 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden

The forum takes place in Stockholm and gathers researchers and practitioners from all over the world to discuss the topics bullying and discrimination. Besides inspiring lectures from leading experts in the field, the visitors can also participate in workshops. WABF 2017 wants to give school staff and researchers new perspectives and new knowledge on the issue of bullying, and at the same time the possibility to network. Behind the initiative are Friends International Center Against Bullying, IBPA, Linköping University and Örebro University.

May 7-9, Quality Hotel Friends, Stockholm, Sweden

All of you who work in schools or conduct research on the subject are very welcome with your registration to World Anti-Bullying Forum 2017. A three-day pass cost 2,500 SEK (including VAT) and you buy your ticket at WABF2017.com.

Some of the keynote speakers are

Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., is Professor in Psychology at University of Florida. She has received APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy.

Dr. Donna Cross is Winthrop Professor at Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at University of Western Australia and Australian Telethon Kids Institute. Right now she leads nine 3 to 5-year research projects, all of which process methods to increase students’ mental health.

Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Professor at School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director at Cyberbullying Research Center. Internationally acknowledged for his groundbreaking research on cyberbullying and safe social networking.

Read more & sign up at WABF2017.com
 
For more information, please contact:
Johanna Wilkens, PR
Tel: +46-70 725 54 13
Email: johanna.wilkens@friends.se

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