Disaster and Violence in the Schools conference at Kennesaw State

The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership at Kennesaw State University presents "Disaster…

Georgia (Apr 17, 2002) — Disaster and Violence in the Schools conference at Kennesaw State

Staff

Abstract

Who:

The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership at Kennesaw State University presents "Disaster and Violence in Schools‚" with keynote speaker Monette Park‚ a social worker at Columbine High School at the time of the attack there.



When:

Friday‚ April 19

9 a.m. − 3 p.m.



Where:

Science Building Room 109

Burruss Building Room 150

Kennesaw State University



Why:



"With violence so much a part of our lives now‚" said Associate Professor of Social Work Anne Hicks−Coolick‚ "we need figure out ways to prevent it‚ especially for our children."

More than 140 people are expected to attend‚ including the crisis team from Cobb County schools‚ members of the Cobb County district attorney's office‚ counselors and social workers from Northwest Georgia public schools and various law enforcement and military personnel.

Breakout sessions include "Critical Incident Debriefing" and "Bullying Prevention."

###



Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.



 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

©