Youth Bullying Prevention & Intervention: Research-Informed Strategies

Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD

Wednesday, March 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar is available at no charge to all Registrants of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and the Canadian Register of Health Service Psychologists. Psychology doctoral students and trainees may also attend at no charge. Additional healthcare providers may register for $35.

Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD, will discuss youth bullying, cyberbullying, gender-based harassment and bullying, and teen dating violence among middle and high school students. She will examine the prevalence, definitions, and underlying risk and protective factors associated with these behaviors. Dr. Espelage will also highlight school-based interventions, evidence-based programs, and promising programs (e.g., restorative practices).

Registration and CE Credit

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. All National Register and Canadian Register members, and paid attendees, will earn one CE credit upon successful completion of the webinar and evaluation. Doctoral students and trainees attending at no charge are not eligible for CE credit.



About the Presenter

Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida. She is the recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy, and is a Fellow of APS, APA, and AERA. She has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed articles, six edited books, and 70 chapters on bullying, homophobic teasing, sexual harassment, dating violence, and gang violence. Her research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming, and she has secured more than ten million dollars of external funding. Dr. Espelage advises on bully prevention legislation, conducts regular webinars, and has been a consultant for national bullying campaigns, including the HHS website

CE Information

1 CE Credit, Instructional Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain prevalence, types, and developmental timing of bullying and other forms of aggression.
  2. Demonstrate the links between bullying and gender-based harassment.
  3. Discuss research evidence on what works to prevent these behaviors.

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