County Prep Social Worker, Martha Rand, to train other professionals in anti-bullying interventions and remediation.
In January, 2015, Martha Rand, LCSW, and HCST Child Study Team Social Worker will provide training in identifying, preventing, intervening and remediating Relational Aggression (RA). RA is a form of bullying often associated with middle and high school age girls. The training will be presented to educators at the Lodi Boys and Girls Club through Educators Training Institute. On the national level, Ms. Rand will be presenting on techniques and skills to educate and intervene with regard to relational aggression at the American Council of School Social Workers (ACSSW) in New Orleans.
Here at County Prep and Explore Middle School, Ms. Rand has facilitated leadership groups for girls during the year and in the summer program, as well as after school leadership groups utilizing mindfulness based skills, creative arts activities and techniques to build peer to peer connections.