Mean Girls Agenda

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00 How Nature and Nurture Influence Relational Aggression/ Bullying
  • Research Implications from Brain Research
  • Gender Identity, Socialization and Parenting
  • Current Trends & Practices to Promote Self-Awareness and Support Healthy Identity Development
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 The Impact of Social Networking & Technology on RA
  • Current Social Media Sites and Implications
  • Social Media Case Studies and Interventions
11:00-12:00 Prevention Strategies for Schools
  • How a Trauma Informed Approach Can Prevent RA Behaviors in Schools
  • Trauma Informed Supports for Victims and Perpetrators of RA
  • Wellness Wheel: 5 Dimensions of Wellness
12:00-1:00Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:30 RA and Mental Health
  • Common Mental Health Diagnosis Associated with RA
    • Identify Connections and Risk Factors between RA and Girls’ Mental Health
    • Internalizing vs. Externalizing Disorders: Depression and Anxiety
    • Self-Injury and Suicide Ideation
2:45-3:30 Individual & Group Strategies to Address RA
  • Mindfulness and Resiliency Activities
  • Next Steps to Success: Initiating Your Action Plan
3:45-4:15 Networking Group Discussion
(Optional Attendance)

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