Cyberbullying, social media presentations in Rhinelander, Eagle River
Star Journal Staff
A professor at the UW-Eau Claire Cyberbullying Research Center will give a presentation to students, parents and the community. Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D, will speak in Rhinelander Monday, Dec. 16 at James Williams Middle School at 8:10 a.m., Rhinelander High School at 12:45 p.m., and for the community at 6:30 p.m. in the JWMS auditorium.
Patchin will also give the presentation Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Northland Pines auditorium.
The presentations will cover a broad overview of cyberbullying, social networking and sexting, including issues educators and youth-serving professionals need to know about how youth misuse and use technology to cause harm to their peers. This presentation will also define and provide examples of cyberbullying and discuss the role of teens and adults in preventing and responding to inappropriate online behaviors. It will also describe many of the online environments popular among adolescents today and strategies to use to make sure they are used safely and responsibly.