'Standing Up To Bullying' Conference

National Bullying Prevention Conference - Anti-Bullying Conference

In response to the rise of school bullying and violence, Building Strong Families National Seminars is presenting in your area a powerful 3-hour research-based school bullying prevention conference for educators entitled the:


'Standing Up To Bullying' Conference



***Please scroll down this page to register for this conference or webinar!***

'Standing Up To Bullying' Conference


Testimonials From Educators across the USA




How is this bullying prevention conference offered?

This anti-bullying conference is offered onsite at specific geographical locations and as a live interactive webinar (web conference) making access to this conference more accessible, convenient, and extremely affordable.

Who should attend this bullying prevention conference?

This anti-bullying conference is extremely beneficial to educators, school administrators, school counselors, school social workers, school psychologists, and any other professionals who work with children.

How recent is the research presented in this bullying prevention conference?

What makes this 3-hour anti-bullying conference so unique is that the content is based exclusively on all the latest international research on the subject of school bullying and violence. The content is refreshed and updated weekly with all the latest research making each presentation original.

Which student age group does this bullying prevention conference address?

The information contained in this anti-bullying conference is based exclusively on all recent and relevant international research on school bullying/violence from k through 12th grade. The strategies, techniques, and interventions cited in this conference equally spans elementary thru high school students.

What is the conference fee?

Onsite Fee*
$50.00 per registrant.  Group discounts are available (See below).

Webinar Fee
$25.00 per registrant.   Group discounts are available (See below).

*All registrations must be received by the RSVP deadline date.

All major credit/debit cards and personal/business checks are accepted. School purchase orders are also accepted.  We use PayPal to process online payments.  You do not need a PayPal account to make an online payment.

Do you offer group discounts?

Onsite Conference*
We offer several group discount plans:

  • $45.00 per registrant for groups of 5 or more.
  • $35.00 per registrant for groups of 15 or more.
  • $25.00 per registrant for groups of 28 or more.
  • $17.50 per registrant for groups of 40 or more.
Webinar*
We offer two group discount plans:
  • $20.00 for groups of 5 or more.
  • $300.00 flat rate for an unlimited audience number (This option is good for webinar overhead screen projection).
*These discounts apply to groups that register at the same time.

Do you accept school purchase orders?

Yes. If we are not a vendor for your school district, please have your purchasing department email us a vendor application to Info@StrongFamilies.us. Additionally, our W-9 form can be requested by completing this form. For Arizona conferences, we are registered and a member of AZPurchasing.org!

About the Speaker

Mark Lakewood, CEO

Mark Lakewood, CEO of Building Strong Families National Seminars, a distinguished bullying prevention expert, author, and national speaker with decades of clinical experience as a mental health therapist, graduated with a Masters degree in Social Work. Prior to establishing his own private practice, he was employed at medical/psychiatric hospitals and clinics, and a family preservation agency. Mr. Lakewood has an extensive history providing mental health therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. Mr. Lakewood worked extensively in the k-12 school setting both as a school social worker and as a school-based mental health clinician.  He provided consultation and professional development staff training to numerous school administrators and educators as well as clinical services to students and their families on issues of bullying and behavior management. Please click here for a complete biography.

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

If you need to cancel your reservation and would like a complete refund, you must complete and submit this form or phone us toll-free at 1(866)544-4075 on or before the conference RSVP deadline date.  Substitutions are always accepted.  Those who cancel after the conference RSVP deadline date can schedule to attend the live webinar of this conference without incurring an additional cost.

Please note that if you register but do not attend, you are still liable for full payment. Registrants will not receive a certificate until payment has been received.

Will I be able to receive a Certificate of Completion for professional development?

A Certification of Completion in PDF format will be emailed to you. It is advised that professionals consult with their licensing board to determine if attending this conference qualifies for continuing education requirements. If you do not already have PDF installed on your computer, please click the following button to download this free reader:

Conference Topics

Introducing the latest international research, the ‘Standing Up To Bullying’ conference is designed to empower and equip k through 12 school administrators, educators, social workers, counselors, psychologists, as well as other professionals who work with children with skills and tools designed to recognize, minimize or eradicate school bullying and violence.

Participants will learn:

  • The latest international research and statistics on school bullying and violence
  • The causes of youth violence, aggression, and misbehavior
  • The characteristics and risk factors of bullies, victims, and bystanders
  • The nature and characteristics of cyber bullying
  • The psychology and potential consequences of bullying
  • Warning signs of suicide, school shooters, and mass homicide
  • How to empower victims of bullying
  • School bullying and violence prevention strategies in various school settings (Immediate and long-term)
  • Non-physical de-escalation techniques
  • Self-defense techniques

Gifts for Attending

'Standing Up To Bullying' Game

As our gift for attending, each participant will receive a free copy, the full version, of the 'Standing Up To Bullying' game, bullying games for kids.  

This highly popular and valuable educational and noncompetitive game is designed to teach children school bullying and violence prevention skills and can ideally be played by one or up to 4 players in classrooms, homes, or therapy settings. 

Participants will also receive a free copy of our Power of Thoughts Ebook (several printable worksheets for k-12 students empowering them to change their behavior by changing the way they think).  This popular and valuable educational and noncompetitive game is designed to teach children school bullying and violence prevention skills and can ideally be played by one or up to 4 players in classrooms, homes, or therapy settings.

Participants will be able to stay up to date with all the latest international research on school bullying and violence as they will receive links to the research articles cited in the presentation along with a copy of the slide presentation which are both updated regularly. Additionally, they can sign up to receive emails from us alerting them to all the latest research as it happens.

'Stop Bullying' Tour

And that's not all - Educators will receive a 20% discount (One coupon per school) to bring the Sound of Knowledge 'Stop Bullying' Tour to their school.  Sounds of Knowledge Tour delivers the finest in quality educational programs to schools across our nation. Their programs are geared to enlighten, educate, and affirm students in their effort to achieve success. 

How can I be automatically notified once this bullying prevention conference is scheduled?

To receive notifications of scheduled anti-bullying conferences, you could either subscribe to our rss feed by clicking here, subscribe to our email newsletter by clicking here, or subscribe to receive our Scheduled Conference Alerts by clicking here.

Can I schedule this bullying prevention conference either for myself or a group?

Yes. Please complete our Conference Email Request Form by clicking here and you will be notified if we can accommodate.

What do I need to know about attending the webinar?

You would be attending a live webinar, not taped or pre-recorded! The webinar experience is very similar to attending an onsite conference. You will be able to view the presenter and the slide presentation while listening from your computer speakers. Additionally, you can easily interact with the presenter during the webinar via the chat room located in the webinar site, by phoning the presenter toll free with the provided telephone number, or by using an external microphone.

Since the webinar is entirely browser-based, there is no download required and you will be able to view the webinar with any computer or operating system! All that is required from you is a computer with a DSL or cable Internet connection with computer speakers.  Before registering to attend this webinar, it is advised that you check to make sure that your computer and Internet connection is compatible by clicking here.

After submitting your registration form, you will be sent an invitation email from AnyMeeting.com that contains a direct link to the webinar room.

If you are new to webinars and are unsure as to whether webinars can meet your needs, please feel free to sign up for a live 5-minute webinar demonstration! Simply select a day/time for your demonstration by clicking here and we will email you once the demonstration is scheduled!

How can I pre-register to attend this bullying prevention conference?

The following are schedules of when this anti-bullying conference will be presented. To register for an onsite conference, simply click on the location you plan to attend and click Continue. To register for a webinar, simply click on Register Now next to the webinar date/time you would like to attend. After registering, you will be emailed an invoice confirming your registration. If you do not receive this email, please email us at Info@StrongFamilies.us or phone us toll-free at 1(866)544-4075: