National Expert to Address Bullying Prevention at October 11 SWOSU Workshop


“Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Realistic Strategies for Adults Working with Youth,” is planned Friday, October 11, and a national expert will be featured at the workshop being held at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. 

Dr. Susan Swearer, co-director of the Bullying Research Network and director of the Empowerment Initiative, will facilitate the workshop. Swearer is professor of school psychology at the University of Nebraska and has extensive experience working with schools nationwide to reduce bullying behaviors.

The workshop will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Memorial Student Center Ballroom. Registration is $100 for professionals and $35 for students. Continuing education credits are available. The event is open to everyone.

The workshop, sponsored by SWOSU’s Psychology Department and made possible by Dr. David and Dianne Hunter who founded the Dianne Hunter Lectureship in Psychology, will address the complexity of bullying and victimization among school-aged youth and provide ideas for creating healthy, caring relationships among adults and students.

Registration forms are available at this link:

For additional information, contact the SWOSU Psychology Department at 580.774.3725.