Media Violence Prevention and Education

Today’s students live in a world saturated in traditional and social media. Educators have the opportunity to help their students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate media environments with safety and respect. Presented by The University of Western Ontario, The Fourth R Project, CAMH Centre for Prevention Science, and supported by the Canadian Women’s Foundation, this session will:

  • Discuss the importance of addressing media violence with students
  • Present the current literature on this topic
  • Provide a context for addressing media violence in the classroom
  • Introduce three new lessons.

Participants will be provided with e-copies of the lessons, courtesy of the Canadian Women’s Foundation. This session is presented by Peter Jaffe, Ph.D., C. Psych (with regrets), Ray Hughes, B.Ed., M. Ed., Shanna Burns, B.Ed., M.Ed.

Audience: All levels