Lunch & Learn Series at USJ on Tuesday, October 23 - Teaching a Bully Respect
The Office of Alumni Relations at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is presenting a Lunch & Learn series led by outstanding members of our faculty. On Tuesday, October 23, Kathleen Barrett, Ed.D., associate professor of Counseling Education and Vivian J. Carlson, Ph.D., associate professor of Human Development and Family Studies will present Teaching a Bully Respect. The program begins with lunch at 11:00 a.m. followed by the presentation at 11:45 a.m. in the Crystal Room of Mercy Hall, located on the University's West Hartford campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue. The community is cordially invited to join alumni and friends of USJ at this event; admission for the Lunch & Learn session is $25 and registration is strongly encouraged. Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 16, 2012; contact Stephen Kumnick, manager of the Annual Fund & Alumni Relations, at 860.231.5323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Saint Joseph faculty and students are working across disciplines with an inner city charter school to understand how, why, where and when bullying occurs and to develop programs designed to increase mutually respectful interactions among all participants in the school environment. First to eighth grade students, teachers, families, administrators and staff members are all given a voice in the needs assessment and positive school climate initiatives. A graduate student participant will share her story of a transformative experience with these inner city elementary students and reflect on how this field experience has shaped her professional identity and prepared her for future practice.
Photos Credit: Steven Laschever
Dr. Kathleen Barrett earned her Ed.D. and M.A. from American International College and a B.A. from Westfield State College. Dr. Vivian Carlson holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Connecticut and a B.A. from Tufts University.