Title

Be A Friend First/ Bullying Prevention

First Presenter's Institution

Girl Scouts of Historic georgia

Second Presenter's Institution

N/A

Third Presenter's Institution

N/A

Fourth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Fifth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Location

Harborside East & West

Strand #1

Safety & Violence Prevention

Strand #2

Social & Emotional Skills

Relevance

Good relationships help girls feel safe, secure, and healthy. I will be able to begin a discussion about how the strand safety and violence prevention by developing healthy relationships. Bullying and pullying prevention connects . I will also demostrate understanding relational aggression, how to recognize and prevent this type of behavior.

Brief Program Description

BFF stands for "Be A Friend First" a title selected by girls. BFF was created for middle school girls to help them develop healthy relationship skills , understand relational aggression, and learn about conflict resolution and bullying prevention.

Health

Summary

My proposal will include information for anyone who works with todays girls facing many social challenges like( spreading rumors, telling lies, exclusion, silent treatment and behind the back action) in todays world in school, at home or in the community they live in.

Many girls struggle with self-esteem girls downplay positive characteristics about themselves most prominently their smartness, kindness, and efforts to be a good influence. I will discuss with atendees how many of the activities useI work with girls on helping turn their negative into positive behaviors.

Evidence

Girl Scout Research institiue has explored a broad range of girl issues and the five key issues are: Good relationships help girls feel safe, secure, and healthy. 42% of girls said they will downplay their own needs in a relationship so people won't think negatively. Girls emotional safety and reputations are at risk online 46% think that social networking often creat jealousy, and forty percent admit to losing respect for a friend because of something she said. Reality tv distorts how girls view relationships. 73% think that fighting is a normal part of a romantic relationship and make think it is okay to treat people badly 70%. Regular viewers of reality tv accept and expect a higher level of drama , aggression , and bullying in their own lives They believe gossiping is normal part of a relationship between girls 78%. 37% of girls believe that being mean earns respect and get you what you want.

With BFF girls learn to discover themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills used to develop healthy friendships. they learn to lead with friendship in their school and community by creating a culture of peace.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Cassandra Campbell is a creative and innovative speaker that has presented at many conferences via International Reading Association, Beaufort County School, and United Communities for Child Development. Cassandra has been working with chidren and youth for over 20 years educated at Savannah State College(University) and University of South Carolina .Serve on board of directors for several nonprofits , taught EL(English language) tutor people needing to learn how to read and write for advancement on their job . Currrently employed with Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, in Savannah Georgia. is an advocate for children, youth and adults.

Keyword Descriptors

working together, girl led, reading, writing, communication, role model, role play, visual, relationship, aggression

Presentation Year

2017

Start Date

3-7-2017 4:00 PM

End Date

3-7-2017 5:30 PM

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Be A Friend First/ Bullying Prevention

Harborside East & West

BFF stands for "Be A Friend First" a title selected by girls. BFF was created for middle school girls to help them develop healthy relationship skills , understand relational aggression, and learn about conflict resolution and bullying prevention.

Health