Regis University will host the Foundation for the Prevention of School Violence 2011 annual symposium on from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Student Center at the University’s North Denver (Lowell) campus.
According to the Foundation Web site, the annual symposium brings leading professionals together to discuss current topics surrounding school safety. This year’s main topic: bullying.
John Nicoletti, co-founder of Nicoletti-Flater Associates, and Rick Phillips, executive director of Community Matters, are the first and second keynote speakers. Nicoletti is an expert in police psychology, violence risk assessment, workplace and school prevention, and crisis intervention and trauma recovery.
Phillips has become a nationally-recognized educator, speaker, facilitator, and trainer on “Empowering Youth to Stop Bullying and Violence”.
According to Vincent Wincelowicz, associate professor in the Regis University Criminology Department, the afternoon features several breakout sessions, including Colorado statute on bullying, facilitated by experts in the field.
Wincelowicz notes that Regis faculty, staff and students can attend at the symposium events at no cost, however, they must register prior to attendance. Regis University faculty, staff, and students interested in attend the event should email Wincelowicz at email@example.com to complete their registration. Wincelowicz encourages early reservations as the lunch is limited to 350 individuals.
To view the schedule of events, to register or for more information visit: http://www.preventingschoolviolence.org/FPSV/Events.html.