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

  • Current Social Media Sites and Implications
  • Social Media Case Studies and Interventions

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
2:30-2:45Break 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)