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Presented by the ISBA Education Law Section

As an attorney working in the educational arena, it is important that you acquire the skills necessary to aid in the prevention and intervention of school-related bullying! Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge of why school-related bullying occurs and how to minimize instances of bullying in the educational environment. Education attorneys, child law practitioners, and general practice lawyers with intermediate practice experience who attend this full-day seminar will better understand: 
  • What schools can do to help victims of bullying; 
  • The Illinois policy initiatives that address school-based bullying, including legislation and the Statewide Taskforce;
  • How to manage the crisis situation that may result from bullying-related behavior; 
  • How a school’s architectural design can enhance student security and create a safe learning environment; 
  • The legal issues associated with bullying at school;
  • How other states are addressing and preventing bullying in school;
  • The ethical issues that can arise when dealing with school-related bullying issues; and 
  • Much more!

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Walter J. Zukowski, Zukowski Law Offices, Peru

Program Information
Date Presented:
May 02, 2014 8:45 AM Central
Length:
7 hours, 30 minutes
The Problem: Causes of Bullying in our Public Schools
There has been an alarming increase in school violence over the past several years, and many of these incidents are the result of bullying. This segment explores why school-related bullying occurs, how victims of bullying respond, and what schools can do to help students develop better coping skills.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.50
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Dr. Christina Conolly-Wilson   [ view bio ]
Dolly Mandrelle   [ view bio ]
Lynn Owens   [ view bio ]
Dr. Toni R. Tollerud   [ view bio ]
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Best Practices for Dealing with School-Related Bullying
Learn how the occurrence of bullying incidents can be minimized with this informative presentation. Topics include: Illinois policy initiatives that address school-based bullying; legislation and the Statewide Taskforce on school bullying; and managing the crisis situation that results from bullying and bullying-related behavior.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.25
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Dr. Amy Kruppe   [ view bio ]
Hon. Darlene J. Ruscitti   [ view bio ]
Brooke R. Whitted   [ view bio ]
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The Role of the School Lawyer: Ethical Considerations in School Safety/Security Incidents - Part 1
As a school attorney, it is important that you know how to navigate through the complex responsibilities and duties associated with safety and security issues, including the ethical considerations that can arise.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.25
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Everett E. Nicholas Jr.   [ view bio ]
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The Future of School Design: Aesthetically Pleasing or a Prison?
Gain a better understanding of what can be done from an architectural perspective to balance the need for security, while simultaneously creating a learning environment for students. A discussion on staff and students training to help neutralize potentially dangerous crises is also included.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.25
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Jonathan E. Monken   [ view bio ]
Paul Timm   [ view bio ]
Jim Woods   [ view bio ]
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Protecting Our Students from a Legal Perspective: Legal Issues Associated with Bullying
This segment focuses on the current status of the law in Illinois regarding bullying and school violence. A look at what is going on in other states - as well as best practice tips - is included.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
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Nicki Bazer   [ view bio ]
Anthony Ficarelli   [ view bio ]
Sarah Schriber   [ view bio ]
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The Role of the School Lawyers: Ethical Considerations in School Safety/Security Incidents - Part 2*
This presentation guides the legal practitioner through the complex ethical issues associated with school bullying and violence issues.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.25
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.25
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Robert P. Lyons   [ view bio ]
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Total General MCLE Hours: 6.25
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.25
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