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February 26th, 2013

Welcome to the SCOPE Newsletter! In our new monthly newsletter, we’ll be sharing a Tip of the Week, spotlighting SCOPE news and upcoming events. In addition, SCOPE will bring you information relevant to the field of education and prevention, with article updates and announcements directing you to relevant content. I hope you will find our new newsletter to be a great resource. If you like the newsletter, I hope you’ll join SCOPE so that you can receive the weekly version shared with our members.

I hope you enjoy your first of many newsletters to come,

Michelle Issadore, Executive Director


News from SCOPE

SCOPE is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. as its Inaugural President. As President, Dr. Van Brunt will play a pivotal role in moving SCOPE forward, sharing both his expertise as a practicioner and his vision for the future of our organization. To view the full announcement, click here.


SCOPE Resource Spotlight

SCOPE is excited to share the January 2013 Reflection Piece and the February 2013 Practicing Prevention Tip authored by its Visiting Scholar, Dr. Jason Laker.

View the January 2013 Reflection Piece

See the full February 2013 Practicing Prevention Tip: Our Bodies, Ourselves, and Each Other...


SCOPE Tip of the Week


As with many things in our technologically advanced culture, bullying behavior has also made the transition online. College students are increasingly reporting difficulty, harassment, and frustration and, in some cases, outright terror in response to cyber-bulling and cyber-attacks from other students. Cyber-attacks are insidious; it’s hard to determine where they may be coming from and they can take place beyond the university computer network. To learn more about types of cyber-bullying and how you can support your students, view the full tip of the week here.


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 12th from 12:00-1:30pm EST

SCOPE Spring Webinar Series

Bystander Intervention as One Component of an Overall Initiative: Creating Coordinated and Synergistic Prevention Efforts

Presented by Linda Langford, Sc.D., Independent Consultant

October 1st - 4th, 2013
The 3rd Annual National Conference

The Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, FL


Relevant News Articles

ThoughtCatalog.com - No, We Don’t Need A White History Month

Stonehearthnewsletters.com - Losing Hope of a Good Night’s Sleep is Risk Factor for Suicide

Rawstory.com - Increasing Numbers of Colleges Cover Health Care for Transgender Students

Purdueexponent.org - Flash Mob Tuesday Brings Awareness About Violence

Itemlive.com - Bullying Study: It Does Get Better for Gay Teens

Slate.com - Don't Be a Bystander: How to Teach Kids to Step in and Stop Bullies in their Tracks


To join SCOPE, please visit WeAreSCOPE.org/join.

For more information, please visit www.WeAreSCOPE.org or contact:
Michelle N. Issadore, M. Ed.
Executive Director
School and College Organization for Prevention Educators

116 E. King Street
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-644-1718
Fax: 610-993-0228



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