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'Understanding and Preventing Bullying: A Public Health Perspective' by Lindsey O'Brennan Grimm, Ph.D.
This lecture will provide an overview of contemporary research findings on bullying, both within Maryland public schools and nationally. Information on evidence-based prevention approaches and research findings from randomized trials of prevention programs will be discussed.
Lindsey O'Brennan Grimm earned her BA in Psychology at Loyola University Maryland in 2005, and then a Master's at Catholic University in 2007. In 2012, she earned her PhD with emphasis in School Psychology at University of California Santa Barbara.
Currently Dr. O'Brennan Grimm is a post-doctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health working on a NIMH funded grant which focuses on the application of advanced quantitative statistical analyses to address salient research questions within the area of youth violence prevention and the enhancement of school-wide protective factors. She also serves as a consultant on the Johns Hopkins CDC-funded Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence grant, which targets high-risk youth in Baltimore City public schools. In this role she assists teachers and administrators in the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS), Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP), and the Coping Power Program.
Co-sponsored by the Lecture & Fine Arts Committee and the Department of Educational Studies. This event is free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Participation Requirement in PSYC 203, 490 & 493/494.