Social Justice Perspective on Bullying Prevention

In this episode, participants provide insights and suggestions on how school psychologists can address bullying through a social justice lens. This podcast can also be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.  

Meet the Participants

Dan Florell (Host)
Dan Florell, PhD, NCSP, is an Associate Professor at Eastern Kentucky University and the NASP Online Communication Coordinator and Historian.
Follow Dan on Twitter: @schoolpsychtech

Dave Shriberg (Facilitator)
David Shriberg, PhD, is a school psychologist and Professor of Education at Loyola University Chicago.
Follow Dave on Twitter: @DrDaveShriberg

Christina Conolly (Guest)
Christina Conolly, PsyD, NCSP, is the Director for Psychological Services with the Montgomery County Public Schools in Rockville, MD.
Follow Christina on Twitter: @CConolly_psych

Samuel Song (Guest)
Sam Song advocates for healthier school cultures and climates for all students with a special focus on "the ecologically minoritized" and directs the school psychology doctoral program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Follow Samuel on Twitter: @Re_humanize

Cixin Wang (Guest)
Dr. Cixin Wang is an assistant professor in school psychology at University of Maryland, College Park.
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Related Resources

Position Statement: Bullying Prevention and Intervention
School psychologists are ethically obligated to ensure all students have equal opportunity to learn and develop in an environment free from discrimination, harassment, aggression, violence, and abuse.

A Framework for School-Wide Bullying Prevention and Safety
Creating safe and supportive schools are essential to NASP's mission. A comprehensive and sustainable approach is presented in this framework. 

Bullying Prevention & Intervention: Information for Educators
The two most important considerations in preventing bullying are building relationships and establishing acceptable behavior. 

A Social Justice Perspective on Bullying
This Communique article explains the intersection of social justice and bullying and provides research-based practices to prevent and address bullying behavior in schools.