Our workshops provide hands-on training for
teachers, administrators and parents who want to address bullying and create safe environments for students and children.
Learn about our workshop
options and get in touch with our team.
with an Anti-Bullying Workshop
2-hour introductory session
designed for site staff or school teams.
This two-hour workshop
introduces the resources and tools available on the Operation Kids Empower website with positive strategies to prevent and respond to bullying and intolerance.
- An overview of state and
federal anti-bullying legislation and requirements for schools
- Basic information about
bullying prevention and intervention
- Methods to address bullying
- Effective ways to teach
students to be upstanding
2-day workshop or a series of
4 half-day sessions designed for site staff, teams, or individual teachers or administrators.
This workshop will help site
staff or school teams design and prepare a campaign to address bullying and intolerance on their campus. Participants will actively be guided through a process, working together to create an action
plan for instituting their unique localized workshop. They will be introduced to resources, films, and lesson guides that will help them unleash creativity and empower student leadership. They will
learn strategies for sustaining attitudinal and behavioral changes to reduce all forms of social cruelty and increase kindness and student voice on their campus.
- An overview of different
groups of students who are often targets of bullying, students with differences (race, gender, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, appearance, and disabilities) and how to facilitate
discussions and lead activities aimed to address and reduce stereotypes.
- Tools and models for
designing and completing a site needs assessment that meets the anti-bullying legislative requirements and addresses particular issues of bullying and intolerance on
- Best practices in training
staff and students to identify, prevent, and intervene in face-to-face bullying and cyber-bullying situations.
- Strategies for role-playing
that help bystanders learn to become upstanders.
- Hands-on work with action
plans, learning to create leadership teams by drawing from student and community groups as well as educators.
and intolerance prevention and intervention
Participants will learn about
best practices and models for addressing bullying and intolerance at their school sites.
- Statistics on incidents of
bullying and intolerance
- Social-emotional and academic
impact of bullying and cyberbullying
- Effective research-based
models to prevent and respond
- Supporting the
- Effective methods of
intervening for victims and bystanders to become upstanders
- Supporting behavior
transformation for those who bully
- Targets of bullying and
- Facilitating hard
conversations on race, gender, and other forms of intolerance
Empower for Parents: Building Empathy at Home and School
2-hour session designed for
parents and caregivers.
- Interactive discussions to explore the impact of bullying and stereotyping in their children’s personal and school lives.
- Discussing the
importance of building empathy and intercultural understanding in their children.
- Learning ways to
support their children and to prevent bullying among siblings and friends at home.
- Learning how to partner with schools to foster safe and inclusive environments as well as advocating for their own
- Overview of
statistics and impact of bullying and intolerance.