Dr. Amanda Nickerson
Bullying Prevention in Schools: An Evidence-Based Practice Framework
This presentation will offer approaches for bullying prevention and intervention through a multi-tiered system of support for children across developmental levels (preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school). It will cover social emotional learning approaches, bystander intervention training, and resources available for schools and practitioners.
Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD is a professor of school psychology and director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. She is a nationally certified school psychologist, licensed psychologist, fellow of the American Psychological Association, and member of NASP’s School Safety and Crisis Response Committee. Her research focuses on prevention and intervention of school crises, violence, and bullying, and the critical role of schools, parents, and peers in promoting social-emotional strengths of children and adolescents.