Bystander Intervention Strategies in Violence Prevention
Experts looked at teen violence, bullying, and harassment. They taught parents how to help their teens build effective communication skills and “tried and true” bystander intervention strategies for violence prevention.
Director, Health Center, Montclair State University
Dr. Suraiya Baluch
Director of Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources, & Education, Princeton University
Associate Director of Equity and Diversity, Montclair State University
How Bystanders fit into the Equation
The panel expained the fundamentals of proactive violence prevention, how to model responsible behavior, and how to confidently intervene. They taught students how to inspire their peers to stop bullying on and off campus, and how to be active bystander.