Posted On Aug 16 2012
Dr. Patti Agatston, prevention specialist for the District’s Prevention/Intervention Center, wrote a column for Parenting Today’s Kids in which she shares tips for parents dealing with their students’ use of social media. Click here to read the column.
Dr. Agatston is co-author of the book, Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age, with Robin Kowalski, Ph.D., and Susan Limber, Ph.D. and has co-authored a chapter for the book, Expert Perspectives in Cyberbullying. She is also co-author of the Cyber Bullying Prevention Curriculum for Grades 6 – 12 and the Cyber Bullying Prevention Curriculum for Grades 3 – 5. Dr. Agatston is a Licensed Professional Counselor and serves on the Board of Directors for the International Bullying Prevention Association. She has appeared on CNN as well as other local and national radio and television programs to discuss cyber bullying and other youth online risky behavior. She was a participant in the CDC’s Expert Panel on Electronic Media and Youth Violence, and has presented nationally and internationally on cyber bullying.