Cyberbullying and "Being Textually Active"

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Cyberbullying and "Being Textually Active"

Registration closes:
Sep 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): Mark Linski
Date:September 23, 2021
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 22-IE-010-CARC

Target Audience

Teachers, educational assistants, counsellors

About this learning opportunity

This introductory session will provide staff with an understanding of the many types of cyber bullying which occur, as well as the investigation process that takes place behind the scenes to solve or eliminate the threats. The Amanda Todd case will be discussed

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Mark Linski has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology, a Bachelor of Education, and a Masters of Education in Educational Administration, from Brandon University. He began teaching in inner city schools in 1993, with a high population of behaviourally challenged middle years students.  Over time, he began to expand to Educational Administration; where he served as Principal of a K-8 and At-Risk Youth Specialized school in the lower mainland. He spent several years teaching inmates in minimum and maximum security prisons in British Columbia before landing a position as a pre-K to 12, District Behaviour Consultant in a large school district in Central Alberta.  Mark has extensive experience and training in working with challenging children, youth and adults,  in addition to supporting their families and teachers in the education system.

Mark is a certified Master Trainer in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), NVCI Bullying, and NVCI Autism and Trauma. He offers training in Mental Health First Aid for the Canadian Mental Health Association, is a Facilitator for the Neufeld Institute; instructing Making Sense of Anxiety and Making Sense of Aggression. Mark’s most recent work involves supporting students on the Autism Spectrum with challenging behaviour in schools. This led to his training and certification in the Studio III Low Arousal program; which he highly recommends to all those working with behaviourally challenged children, youth, and adults.