2036-16: Bullying: A Crisis in the Lives of Our Children - How Can Psychiatric Nurses Help?

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Recorded On: 10/20/2016

2036-16: Bullying: A Crisis in the Lives of Our Children - How Can Psychiatric Nurses Help?

This presentation explores the dangers of bullying confronting children today. How do we identify early warning signs of bullying, intervene and educate children, families and schools to stop bullying in society? Every 7 seconds, a child is being bullied in school. We will discuss interventions to stop bullying in our world.

Presenter: Sharon Faith DiVitto, RN, MSN, MA, CS, APRN

Disclosures: The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. 

Session Length: 34 minutes

Target Audience: APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Define and identify the types of bullying and the characteristics of the victim, bully, and bystander.
2.  Describe the common causes of bullying and the signs of psychiatric disorders that develop as a result of bullying.
3.  Develop important treatment interventions to stop the bullying epidemic.
4.  Understand the prevalence of bullying in our children’s world and the anti-bullying law in Massachusetts. 

Keywords: Violence, Bullying, Suicide Risk, Child & Adolescent 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date.  You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately.  You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Thursday, October 20
12:15pm - 1:00pm 

Release Date: March 16, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019



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