Mike has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Conflict Resolution. He has over twenty years of experience as a leader in the conflict resolution and violence prevention field. Through Mike’s training and consulting work, he has helped a variety of organizations, including social service agencies, Indigenous communities, school divisions, businesses and crown corporations. He believes that learning is a life-long endeavor and that the process of development should be enjoyable and motivating. As a trainer, Mike has an interactive and engaging style that easily motivates participants to incorporate workshop material into their own environments. He facilitates CTRI trainings and services in the areas of violence prevention, bullying, restorative justice and conflict resolution.
Effective responses to bullying need to address both its impacts and root causes, while also holding perpetrators of bullying meaningfully accountable for their actions. This webinar will push beyond attitudes and responses that rely solely on isolation and punishment and move towards more restorative responses.
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Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
Identify the roots of the experience of both the one doing the bullying behavior and the one targeted by the bullying behavior.
List principles of restorative intervention.
Describe useful ways to communicate with the bully, target bystander and parents.
This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social workers, teachers, parents, social service, health care and human resource professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about the topic.
Method of Delivery
Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.
Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.
ASWB: CTRI (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2014 – Aug. 10, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. NBCC: CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits