School Bullying/Violence Conference Coming to Arizona

El Mirage, AZ (PressExposure) October 23, 2012 -- Introducing the latest international research on school (k-12) bullying and violence, the 'Standing Up To Bullying' conference is designed to empower and equip school administrators, educators, social workers, counselors, psychologists, and others who work with children with skills and tools designed to recognize, minimize or eradicate school bullying and violence. The strategies, techniques, and interventions cited in this conference equally spans elementary thru high school students.

This conference will be held twice at each of the following Arizona locations:

Quality Inn & Suites
271 S. Lake Havasu Ave.
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
9:00am to 12:00pm (MT)
5:00m to 8:00pm (MT)

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
1601 West Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
9:00am to 12:00pm (MT)
5:00m to 8:00pm (MT)

Homewood Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Avondale
11450 West Hilton Way
Avondale, Arizona, 85323
Thursday, November 29th, 2012
9:00am to 12:00pm (MT)
5:00m to 8:00pm (MT)

Residence Inn by Marriott
7350 N. Zanjero Boulevard
Glendale, Arizona 85305
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
9:00am to 12:00pm (MT)
5:00m to 8:00pm (MT)

The cost to attend this conference is $35.00. School discounts are available. School purchase orders are also accepted.

The presenter is Mark Lakewood, CEO and founder of Building Strong Families National Seminars, a distinguished bullying prevention expert, researcher, author, and speaker with over 20 years of clinical experience as a mental health therapist.

In 1986, Mr. Lakewood earned his Bachelors degree in Social Work at George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois. In 1987, while enrolled in the advanced standing program, Mr. Lakewood earned his Masters degree in Social Work at Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois.

Prior to starting his own private practice, he was employed at medical/psychiatric hospitals and clinics, and a family preservation agency. Mr. Lakewood has an extensive history providing therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. He also provided clinical and consultation services to numerous school administrators, educators, students, and families on issues of bullying and behavior management.

Seating is limited. Those interested are asked to pre-register by visiting

About Building Strong Families National Seminars

Serving families, individuals, parents, and professionals, Building Strong Families National Seminars,, facilitates conferences, seminars, parenting webinars, and offers family-related products with topics geared toward strengthening, empowering, and enhancing the family, schools, and the community.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 23, 2012 at 2:35 pm
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