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International school safety expert speaks

Event Details

Start Date:  April 11, 2013
Start Time: 6:00pm
End Time: 8:00pm
Location: DiSepio 213

"Weakfish: Bullying through the Eyes of a Child," a talk by international school safety expert Michael Dorn, will be presented from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In Room 213 of the Disepio Institute  on the campus of Saint Francis University in Loretto.

This powerful and thought provoking presentation uses the case study of a real child who was chronically bullied in school to illustrate problems relating to problems that are not detected by or reported to adults who work with children. It examines the critical role that educators, mental health professionals, law enforcement officers and others play as role models for children who face extreme challenges. 

The event is sponsored by Saint Francis University Police, Residence Life, Student Government Association, and Student Engagement & Leadership.

Michael Dorn is an international authority who will address this topic with power, passion, conviction and certainty. Michael serves as the Executive Director of Safe Havens International Inc., a global non-profit school safety center. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has received extensive anti-terrorism training in the United States and in Israel. Having authored and co-authored 26 books on school safety. Michael is regularly interviewed by national and international media organizations including NPR, 20/20, CNN, Good Morning America, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, FOX, CBS, Time Magazine, the New York Times, the London Times, the Sean Hannity Show, Unavision, Canadian Television News, and Tokyo Broadcasting. Michael has captivated audiences of up to 3,500 people from Virginia to Vietnam with his powerful, practical and unforgettable presentations.

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