2013: Stop bullying in the home, workplace, school

The 65th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec 10, 2013

THREE PANEL FORUM

Evelyn Field, A practicing psychologist, best-selling author, media commentator. She is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, Convener of the Therapeutic Practitioners SIG (Special Interest Group) of the International Association for Workplace Bullying and Harassment. (IAWBH)

Laura Lindsey, Social and Youth Worker, Kingston City Council; her current role involves working with young people aged 12-25 years and one area of concern which she consistently sees is bullying and the effects it has on young people.  

Acct. Supt. Bruce Wemyss, Moorabbin Police Headquarters. He has worked with young people both directly and whilst managing youth resource officers in the Southern Region. He has observed the impact of social media has had on the relationships between young people in our community. His work has also seen him involved in a close working relationship with those supporting our community through drug and alcohol counselling, employment readiness and health and wellbeing counselling and support.

The panel members spoke individually about their involvement with bullying and then answered questions from the floor.

Musical Entertainment were the Bayside Singers Choir and Lara Mladjen, violinist.

Children’s Art Competition entries held concurrently with the evening were exhibited for 2 weeks at the Shirley Burke Gallery.

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