SS19: Actively Caring for People: Promoting Prosocial Behavior to Prevent Bullying

Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:00 AM–9:20 AM


This open-session introduces the research-based "Actively Caring for People" (AC4P) approach to promote compassion and prevent bullying in various educational settings, including Chardon High School after their tragic school shooting. Participants will learn psychological principles for cultivating an AC4P culture and practical strategies to reduce bullying and increase compassion. This session is sponsored by the NEAT team. Presenter: Shane M. McCarty, Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.