Cyber Bullying: Understanding and Prevention on Online Bullying and Harrassment
Sunday, March 30, 2014
1:30 - 4:00 pm
Sgt. Brian Trainor (ret.)
THE SESSION: Cyber-bullying is a hard-to-detect problem that affects thousands of Canadian
children and youth every year. More recently, Cyber-Bullying has gained significant media
attention due to the tragic effect it has on those that are being bullied. Although, most of these
on-line contacts occur at home, students bring these problems to schools and ultimately school
staff must deal with the fallout.
Based on current research and personal experience, Sergeant Trainorís workshop will help registrants better
understand the issues related to cyber-bullying and the preventative measures necessary to deter or eliminate cyber
Key areas covered are:
- What is it and how widespread is the problem?
- Who is most affected?
- What does the law say?
- How can it be avoided?
- What can parents and school officials do?
Related areas such as sexting, netiquette and online privacy and security will
be addressed as well as policy issues that require attention in schools and
THE PRESENTER: Brian Trainor is a retired Saskatoon Police Sergeant who spent
27 years with the police service. He is a nationally recognized expert in preventing
harassment and has given thousands of presentations across Canada on topics
ranging from identity theft to cyber-bullying, internet safety and workplace
harassment. A published author of Stop Fraud and Bully 4U, he has written and
presented extensively on fraud and cyber-bullying.