Health Notes: Cyber abuse workshopA workshop for parents, caregivers and professionals next month will focus on bullying online.
By: John Lundy, Duluth News Tribune
A workshop for parents, caregivers and professionals next month will focus on bullying online.
“Frenemies: Helping teens deal with cyber bullying and digital dating abuse” will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 5 at Amberwing, 615 Pecan Ave., following a social hour at 5:30.
The workshop, presented by Maude Dornfeld, community education coordinator for Safe Haven Shelter, will address ways to prevent and respond to cyber abuse.
The event is co-sponsored by the Miller-Dwan Foundation, Safe Haven and Essentia Health with financial support from the Verizon Foundation.
Fee for the workshop is $15. To register, call (218) 786-5829 or go to mdfoundation.org and click on “register now” under “upcoming events.”
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