(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that the Crime Victim Section of his office is offering anti-bullying workshops across the state.
“Bullying is hurtful and can be extremely harmful to victims,” said Attorney General DeWine. “We continue to see and hear reports about bullying. These workshops are another way we are working to protect Ohio’s families.”
Cyberbullying 101 is a free, one-day workshop, for educators, social workers, law enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates and other professionals. It’s designed to:
- Provide education about the types of bullying, specifically focusing on cyberbullying.
- Provide participants with an understanding of the legal implications of cyberbullying, including criminal and civil charges.
- Help participants understand policies and practices which address and have an impact on cyberbullying.
- Show and explain to participants promising strategies and interventions when a cyberbullying incident occurs.
Currently, several workshops around the state are scheduled:
- Today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, 10100 Reading Road, Evendale
- Monday, April 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ohio Department of Public Safety, 1970 W. Broad St., Columbus
- Wednesday, May 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washington State Community College, 710 Colegate Drive, Rooms CBT 103/105, Marietta
- Friday, June 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Medina County University Center, University of Akron, 6300 Technology Lane, Medina
Consult the Events
section at www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov
for the time and location of interest and follow the registration link. For questions, call 614-644-8694.