Title: How the Concept of Bullying has Impacted the Cyber World
Date: April 11, 2011
Presenter: Dr. Joshua Taylor
Description: Dr. Joshua Taylor’s lecture provides an in-depth exploration of bullying in today’s digital world. He discusses how the rapid developments in social media and related technologies have both changed our concept of bullying, as well as exacerbated the problem. Dr. Taylor also provides insight into why children become bullies, where the behavior comes from—and how it can be corrected. Finally, he talks about the role of parents and educators and outline what can be done to help victims of bullying.
Bio: Dr. Joshua Taylor is a clinical psychologist and Assistant MHSA Training Coordinator for the Orange County Health Care Agency Center of Excellence. He has presented to a wide variety of universities, organizations, and conferences on issues of bullying and trauma. He serves as adjunct faculty for Argosy University and is considered an expert on trauma. He provides behavioral health staff training on mental illness, oversight of crisis intervention training for law enforcement programs, and is the regional MHSA liaison. He is an active member of the Orange County disaster team and is a sworn civilian member of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team. He also has been recognized by the Orange County Health Care Agency and Orange County Superior Court for his training on veterans’ issues and emergency response activities.