2016 Bullying Prevention Conference Identifying & Intervening in Early Childhood

Conference Agenda

Monday, June 13 – Nebraska Innovation Campus
8:00 – 8:20 AM Registration & Refreshments
8:20 – 8:30 AM Welcome
Dr. Samuel Meisels
Executive Director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute
8:30 – 9:30 AM Keynote Presentation I
Dan Olweus
Whole-School Interventions in Norway and the U.S.: Long-Term Efforts to Reduce Bullying
9:45 – 10:45 AM Workshop Concurrent Session I
Iheoma U. Iruka
Supporting the Socio-Emotional Development of Infant and Toddler Black Boys: Examining their Promotive Contexts and Environments

Kathleen Moritz Rudasill
Understanding Children’s Temperament
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Keynote Presentation II
Marjorie Kostelnik
Bullies, Victims and Bystanders: What You Can Do to Reduce Bullying Among Young Children
12:00 – 12:45 PM Catered Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 PM Workshop Concurrent Session II
Michael Shore
The Evolving Landscape of Play

Brian Smith
Supporting Positive Peer Relations Through a Classroom Social-Emotional Learning Curricula
2:15 – 3:00 PM Keynote Presentation III
Cynthia Germanotta
Creating a Kinder and Braver World: The Vital Role of Raising Kind and Brave Children
3:00 – 3:30 PM Closing Remarks
Dr. Marjorie Kostelnik
Interim Senior Vice Chancellor, UNL