Bullying - Managing a Social Cruelty
Bullying is understood to be a form of interpersonal aggression, which takes many forms, serves different functions and is manifested in different patterns of relationships. It occurs in multiple situations such as schools, the workplace and families.
In this presentation, Lesley and Hennie will look at understanding social cruelty, the roles of the different people involved in the bullying process and the role of the parent.
Strategies for therapists, teachers and parents on handling bullying and conflict will be shared.
HPCSA Awards 3 CEUsThis talk will be available 30 days from registration.
About the Presenters:
Lesley Rosenthal is an Educational Psychologist with experience in remedial and special education. She currently works in private practice after she has worked as a clinical tutor and lecturer in the division of Specialised Education at WITS and the Educational Studies Department at the Johannesburg College of Education.
She also worked as Clinical Director at Crossroads Remedial School and managed a multidisciplinary assessment and intervention team.
Hennie Vorster is an Educational Psychologist working in private practice as well as Bellavista School, where his role includes psychological assessment, case management, staff consultations as well as group and individual therapy.
Central to this role is the work done with parents on an individual basis as well as through facilitating parent support groups. In addition, he brings a wealth of knowledge from his experience in private practice.