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Join #thirdthursdayseries!

The 2021 Third Thursday digital learning series, which runs through November and is free to attend, will educate those new to the bullying prevention field and sharpen the skills of those who are experienced in this vital area. Webinars will cover essential topics including student safety and well-being skills, social-emotional wellness, cyberspace, and more.

Third Thursday sessions are approved for Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Trainer recertification, Act 48 and NASW credits.

Third Thursday Digital Learning Series is presented by Center for Safe Schools in collaboration with Public Consulting Group, Capital Area Intermediate Unit, and Safe and Humane Schools Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life Clemson University.

Thank you for this wonderful presentation. I will suggest others listen to the recording.

Attendee, Understanding the Educator’s Role in Stopping Human Trafficking

Thank you for a thorough explanation with some new thoughts.

Attendee, Understanding the Educator’s Role in Stopping Human Trafficking

Thank you to you and your team for setting up the Third Thursday sessions. The upcoming weeks look very interesting and informative. This one was VERY good. Thank you, also, to the presenter!

Attendee, Understanding the Educator’s Role in Stopping Human Trafficking

Always enjoy your presentations and am thankful for you taking the time to put on such meaningful material. Thank you to all of you who take the time to put these together!

Attendee, Beyond Zero Tolerance

Addressing a Student’s Call for Help Through Suicide Risk Assessment

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. EDT

This session will review recognizing signs of suicide and address six best practices considerations for implementing Student Suicide Risk Assessments in K-12 schools. Learn how these practices can help improve and align the work of mental health professionals to effectively address the needs of students of concern with school safety in mind.

Will Gordillo, Sr. Education Associate, Public Consulting Group
Brittany St. Amand, Business Manager, Public Consulting Group


How to Engage in Courageous Conversations

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. EST

Current events in our nation have made it more important for leaders to engage in courageous conversations, even when they are difficult or make us feel uncomfortable. Engaging in open, authentic, truthful dialogue in an atmosphere of trust and respect is the key to effective leadership for improvement, especially on issues of race, gender, socioeconomics and other social justice topics. In this webinar, participants will understand how to create a safe space for courageous conversations to occur and strategies to initiate and facilitate meaningful interactions.

Shileste Overton Morris, Ed.D., Director, Center for Schools and Communities