Bullying of children with special health needs: It must stop!

Presentation | Panel | Resource Fair

Join us for this free symposium for families and caregivers. It will help enhance awareness of the psychological and environmental factors that create bullying and school violence, particularly among children who experience special health needs.

Peer Relationships During a Unique Childhood: Skills for Surviving and Thriving
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Lisa Aasheim, Ph.D., School Counseling Program; director, Community Counseling Clinic, Portland State University. Topics: Who is like me and who will like me?

Frights and Bites! Fear, Aggression and Social Challenges
10:45 – noon
Expert panel: Medical, social service, law enforcement and mental health professionals will join school advocates, a parent and  Dr. Aasheim to answer audience questions.
Special guest: Amy Roloff, Amy Roloff Charity Foundation

Resource Fair
Noon - 3p.m.
Visit our resource fair where you can meet representatives from area agencies and service providers including: county developmental disability and mental health services, private practitioners and service agencies, NAMI, Portland Police, OrPARC, Providence Children’s Services, among others.

Download a printable PDF flyer for this event.

Register online 

Click on “online class catalog” and search by class name for “Swindells Center–Bullying! It must stop!–Portland.”

To register by phone, call 503-215-2429 or 800-833-8899, ext 52429. Spanish registration and interpretation services are available; please call 503-574-6595 before Feb. 1.

Limited child care is available for this event. Call 503-215-5400 to reserve a space.

There is a $25 fee for a certificate of attendance.