Therapeutic Strategies to Decrease Bullying Behavior

Therapeutic Strategies to Decrease Bullying Behavior


Friday, March 02 at 1:30pm CST (lasts approximately 1 hour)
Registration Fee:

Free (CEU for $10 fee)
Program Description:

Recent surveys show that 33% of US students have experienced bullying either as the perpetrator or the target. Twenty percent of US students report that they have been a victim of cyber bullying. Bullying is a problem in our schools today and has become a national health issue due to its negative effects which can lead to depression, anxiety, suicide and juvenile delinquency.In this session you will learn:

  • The motivation behind bullying behavior
  • Counseling strategies to work with the target
  • Counseling strategies to work with the bully
  • Strategies that can be used in the classroom and in the home

Ms. Moore will share from the Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Reality Therapy frameworks to help you to decrease bullying behavior for your clients.

Program Presenter:

Dacia L. Moore, MA, LPC, NCC,

President and founder of Second Wind Counseling & Consulting, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, author, trainer and motivational speaker. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling from Webster University and is a National Board Certified Counselor. As an adjunct professor, Dacia teaches Master’s level courses at Webster University and also serves as a Board Member for the American Counseling Association of Missouri and the Kansas City Chapter of the American Counseling Association. Before starting her company, Dacia was V.P. of Programs at a residential treatment facility where she routinely dealt with difficult diagnoses such as ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Depression and Bipolar Disorder. Dacia has had the honor of studying REBT under Albert Ellis, PhD and holds an advanced REBT certification from the Albert Ellis Institute.

Dacia specializes in professional development training for those who work with angry, aggressive and bullying youth. Her modality is using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), which is very effective in treating youth with mood disorders. Dacia conducts a variety of training sessions, teaching participants how to reduce angry aggressive classroom behavior.


Continuing Professional Education:


We offer the following accreditation which is available during the Web Conference, via a link below the video window: The University of Missouri-St Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. 


Missouri Institute of Mental is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)TM approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. MIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education credit. 


Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.Conference Actions: