Todres Joins Committee to Prevent Bullying

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jonathan Todres has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine and National Research Planning Committee on Increasing Capacity for Reducing Bullying and Its Impact on the Lifecourse of Youth Involved.

The committee is organizing a workshop on Wednesday-Thursday, April 9-10, to examine what is known about bullying and will identify and highlight conceptual models and interventions for preventing bullying. A report of the workshop will be published later in the year.

The committee is sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For more information on the committee and the work of the IOM, visit www.iom.edu/Activities/Children/ReducingBullying.aspx

Additional information on Todres’ research, which focuses on children’s rights and issues of violence against children, is available on the Social Science Research Network.