February 29, 2012 - Symposium on Youth Meanness and Cruelty, Cambridge, MA.
February 3, 2012 - Homophobic Bullying and Violence. Invited expert speaker at Parkland College, Champaign, IL.
February 2, 2012 - Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Social Networking: Battling Bullying in the Classroom, in the Gym, and on the Playing Field. Invited speaker at the American Sports Education Program's Successful Coaching and Webinar Series. [pdf]
January 25, 2012 -Invited keynote speaker at the Bullying Prevention Institute, Denver, CO. [pdf]
January 23, 2012 - Bullying Prevention and Intervention. Invited guest speaker at the Timber Ridge School Parent Education Session, Arlington Heights, IL. [pdf]
January 20, 2012 - Bullying Prevention and Intervention : The Need to Address Homophobic Bullying. Invited presenter at the IL Anti Bullying Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. [pdf]
January 18, 2012 - Bullying Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Schools. Invited keynote speaker at the Chicago Public Schools Anti-Bullying Workshop, Chicago, IL. [pdf]
December 6, 2011 -Bullying and Suicide: The parent and community connection. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Bureau of Indian Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Orlando, FL.
December 2, 2011 - Bully prevention and Special Education: Using Science to Inform Practice. Invited keynote speaker at the NSSEO Social Workers Annual Conference, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL.
November 30, 2011 - Research on bullying among adolescents. UNITE Urban Education Chapter, UIUC, Champaign, IL.
November 21, 2011 - Understanding adolescents bullying and sexual violence attitudes and behaviors through SNA. Northwestern University Groupscoupers Lab, Evanston, IL.
November 17, 2011 - Bullying prevention for LGBT and gender-nonconforming youth. Invited keynote speaker at Safe Schools Roundtable, Nashville, TN.
November 16, 2011 - Preventing bullying through advocacy. Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Central Illinois, Urbana, IL.
November 3, 2011 - School-based bully prevention efforts: Using Science to Inform Practice. Invited keynote speaker at the 38th Annual Conference of the Florida Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.
October 28, 2011 - Maintaining personal and professional integrity within a high profile research portfolio. AERA Coordinated Committee Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
October 26-27, 2011 - Getting smart about school-based bully prevention. Invited workshop presenter at the National Conference on School Success, National Center for School Engagement, Denver, CO.
October 25, 2011 - Recent research on bullying and victimization among LGBT youth. Champaign PFLAG Chapter, Champaign, IL.
October 21, 2011 - Socio-ecological model of preventing bullying and related health risks. Invited workshop at the Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Toronto, CA.
October 20, 2011- How school administrators can create a school based bullying prevention plan. Co-organizer and presenter at the First Annual Exelon Anti-Bully Forum, Illinois Holocaust and Education Center, Skokie, IL.
October 14, 2011 - Bullying: How Teachers Can Respond. Keynote speaker at the Northern Illinois University External Programs Conference, Bloomington, IL.
October 11, 2011 - Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System. Invited speaker at The Nexus of Juvenile Justice, Trauma and Mental Health: A Practitioner’s Guide, Office of Juvenile and Justice Prevention, Washington, DC.
October 6, 2011 - What every administrator needs to know about realistic strategies for bullying prevention and intervention. Invited keynote presentation at the Sixth Annual Conference for Administrators on Behavior Issues, Overland Park, KS.
September 22, 2011 - Bullying from Classrooms, Gyms, to the Playing Fields: Using Social Psychology Research to Guide Prevention and Intervention Efforts. Social Psychology Keynote, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Applied Sports Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
September 16, 2011 - Understanding social causes and legal consequences of bullying. Keynote presenter at the Cental Illinois Association of Paralegals, Bloomington, IL.
September 13-14, 2011 - Relationship between bully-victim sub-types & suicide-related behaviors. Invited expert panel speaker for the Youth Involvement in Bullying and Suicide-related behaviors, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.
September 12, 2011 - State of Research on Teen Dating Violence. Invited workshop to be conducted at the National Summit on Interpersonal Violence & Abuse Across the Lifespan, San Diego, CA.
August 25, 2011 - Bully prevention and intervention. Invited lecture in Chautauqua Lecture Series, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.
June 29, 2011 - Bully prevention: Are your promoting healthy relationships in your classrooms and schools? UIUC College of Education Chancellorís Academy, Champaign, IL.
June 28, 2011 - Bully prevention through social-emotional and positive behavior supports. Illinois New Teacher Collaborative Conference, Champaign, IL.
June 19, 2011 - Understanding bullying and its consequences: A developmental perspective. Association of Illinois Middle School (AIMS) Splash Conference, IL.
June 12, 2011 - Using research to guide school-based bully prevention. Invited keynote speaker at Bully Research Network (BRNET) Annual Conference, Omaha, NE.
June 10, 2011 - Bullying prevention for all students. Invited keynote speaker at Diversity Conference, Richland Community College, Decatur, IL.
June 9, 2011 - Bully prevention and intervention in schools and communities. Chicago Public Schools Stakeholders Collaboration Annual Forum, Chicago, IL.
June 6, 2011 - Bullying prevention for LGBT and gender-nonconforming youth. Invited keynote speaker at 1st National LGBT Summit, Washington, DC.
May 3, 2011 - School-based bullying: Current research on trends and prevention efforts. Illinois Positive Behavior Supports Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.
April 29, 2011 - Understanding bullying and its consequences: A developmental and social-ecological analyses. Keynote speaker at St. Johnís University Anti-Bully Conference, Queens, NY.
April 15, 2011 - Analyses of 2005 and 2008 Dane County Youth Assessment: Considering the influence and interactions of multiple contexts on adolescent experiences. Invited research presentation, Dane County Youth Commission, Madison, WI.
April 12, 2011 - School-based bullying and cyberbullying: New perspectives on prevention from recent research. Invited research presentation UIUC School of Social Work, Champaign, IL.
April 4, 2011 - Bullying, homophobic teasing, and sexual violence perpetration among adolescents: Enhancing generic bully prevention programs to address sexual violence. Invited participant at National Summit on Gender, Washington, DC.
March 30, 2011 - School-bully prevention: How can school administrators make evidence-based decisions? Keynote speaker at the Illinois Regional Superintendents of Schools Training, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.
March 16, 2011 - Bully prevention and intervention: Translating research to effective strategies. Invited lecturer, Boston University, Boston, MA.
February 11, 2011 - School-based bullying and cyberbullying: New perspectives on prevention from recent research. Chicago Public Schools Annual Conference for Social Workers, Chicago, IL.
January 25, 2011 - New perspectives on bully prevention: From science to practice. Linking Educators and Parents (LEAP), Urbana, IL.
October, 2010 - Understanding and Preventing Bullying: New Research, Insights,& Intervention Directions. Keynote address at the 17th judicial circuit court family violence, Facets of Bullying Conference, Rockford, IL.
October, 2010 - How to Prevent Bullying and Sexual Violence Among Youth. Invited research presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Developmental and Behavioral, Philadelphia, PA.
October, 2010 - How to Prevent Bullying and Sexual Violence Among Youth. Invited presentation at the 16th Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Conference, Springfield, IL.
October, 2010 - Bullying Prevention & Inervention: What should all educators know? Invited presentation at the LASEC (Leyden Area Special Education Cooperative) Fall Institute, Northlake, IL.
September, 2010 - Understanding the lives of LGBT youth in Deerfield, Illinois. Invited presentation to the middle and high school students at Deerfield School, Deerfield, IL.
September, 2010 - Understanding the lives of LGBT youth in Deerfield, Illinois. Invited presentation to the Deerfield School staff, Deerfield, IL.
April, 2010 - Analyses of 2005 & 2008 Dane County youth assessment: Considering the influences and interactions of multiple contexts on LGBT adolescent experiences. Milwaukee Public Schools Social Workers & School Psychologists Professional Development, Milwaukee, WI.
August, 2010 - Using Social Network Analysis to Explore the Link between Bullying and Sexual Violence. Invited Presentation to the Psychology Speaker Series at Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.
April, 2010 - Analyses of 2005 & 2008 Dane County youth assessment: Considering the influences and interactions of multiple contexts on adolescent experiences. Dane County Youth Commission Speaker Series, Madison, WI.
April, 2010 - Overlap between Bullying and Sexual Violence during Adolescence. Invited presentation in D. Pepler (Chair), Bullying and sexual violence. Fourth Biennial Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
April, 2010 - Prevention of Bullying, Abuse, and School Violence. Invited research presentation at the University of Buffalo SUNY Graduate School of Education establishment of the Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying, Abuse, and School Violence. Buffalo, NY.
March, 2010 - Contextual Predictors of Bullying and Sexual Violence Among Middle School Students: Implications for School-Based Prevention Programs. Invited research presentation in the Washington University School of Social Work Ph.D. Proseminar, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
March, 2010 - Evaluating School-based Bullying Prevention Programs: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Invited research presentation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Invited Lecture for Student Education Association, Champaign, IL.
March, 2010 - New Perspectives on Bullying Prevention: Why are current programs not working? Invited presentation for Illinois State University Social Work Day, School of Social Work, Bloomington, IL.
March, 2010 - Bullying, homophobia, and sexual orientation During Adolescence: Implications for School Psychologists. Presentation conducted at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
January, 2010 - Bullying Prevention and Intervention. Invited lecture to the Latin School of Chicago, Latin Parent’s Association and Middle School Round Table Committee Present, Latin School of Chicago, IL.
January, 2010 - Bullying Prevention and Intervention Strategies. Invited lecture to the Chicago Learning Disability Association, Chicago, IL.