New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center would like to invite you to be a part of the first meeting of our Anti-Bullying Coalition. The goal of this first meeting is to introduce the goals and objectives of the group and to discuss the steps that the group can take moving forward. NOTE: Registration will begin at 9:00 am, followed by Breakfast at 9:30 am.
The Coalition will form clusters of concerned citizens in all communities, beginning in The Bronx, to raise awareness about Bullying, the signs and effects, as well as prevention and intervention. The ultimate goal is to work together to create a series of safe havens for children throughout the Metropolitan area.
To create a Coalition consisting of community members, including youth, to identify and implement ongoing preventive measures against bullying by:
Providing trainings to engage and empower our communities against bullying;
Providing trainings to engage schools and youth organizations as well as local businesses;
Serving as a resource to residents of our communities;
Providing a forum for parents in our communities about prevention and intervention;
Supporting parents and their young children who are directly affected by the experience.