Standing Up To Bullying! Conference

Standing Up To Bullying! Conference

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Introducing the latest and most relevant international research, the Standing Up To Bullying! Conference is designed to empower and equip k through 12 school administrators, educators, social workers, counselors, psychologists, law enforcement, as well as other professionals who work with children, with skills and tools to recognize, minimize or eradicate school bullying and violence. (Please view our conference video!)


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)
  • Classroom behavior management techniques 
  • Nonphysical de-escalation techniques, and 
  • Self-defense techniques



How is this bullying prevention conference offered?

This 3-hour anti-bullying conference is offered on-site at specific geographical locations and as a live broadcast 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 social workers, school psychologists, law enforcement/resource officers, and any other professionals who work with children.

Gifts for Attending

As our gift for attending, participants will receive a free copy of the Standing Up To Bullying! game,
Standing Up To Bullying! Game
a bullying game for kids. 
This highly popular and valuable educational and noncompetitive game is designed to teach children school bullying and violence prevention skills that can ideally be played 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).  

Participants 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 of all the latest research that is added to the presentation.

About the Speaker

Mark Lakewood, CEO
Mark Lakewood, CEO of Building Strong Families National Seminars, is a distinguished bullying prevention expert, researcher, author, and national speaker with decades of clinical experience as a mental health therapist.  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. He worked extensively in the k-12 school setting both as a school social worker and as a school-based mental health clinician.  Mr. Lakewood 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.  He has and continues to conduct extensive research regarding school bullying/violence and youth aggression. 

What is the conference fee?

Fees Regular Group Discounts
Onsite Conference $40.00 $35.00 per registrant for groups of 5 or more.
Webinar $25.00 $20.00 for groups of 5 or more or $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 and for the same conference section (am or pm).

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 accept purchase orders?

Yes. If we are not a vendor for your school district, please have your purchasing department email us a vendor application to You can obtain our W-9 form simply by clicking here

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

If you need to cancel your registration and would like a complete refund, you must email us at or phone us toll-free at 1(866)544-4075 by 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.

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.

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 broadcast! The webinar experience is very similar to attending an on-site 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 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 high speed 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 that contains a direct link to the webinar room.

The RSVP deadline date for the webinars is always the day before the webinar date/time.

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!