• Day 1
    Sunday May 7th
    09.00 - 12.00
    Registration open + Lunch
    12.00 - 13.15
    Welcome Keynote - Jun Sung Hong
    Jun Sung Hong is an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Social Work. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. For the past several years, Dr. Hong has primarily conducted research on factors associated with bias-based bullying and peer victimization of racial/ethnic minority, immigrant, LGBTQ, gender non-conforming, juvenile justice involved and impoverished adolescents and young adults in the U.S. and in South Korea. He has also collaborated with researchers in South Korea, Taiwan, Sweden, and U.K. on bullying and peer victimization.
    13.30 - 14.45
    Papersession 1A
    A video-ethnographic study of preschool children’s interactive practices and meaning making through the development and maintenance of peer-relationship - Mari Kronlund, Ann-Christin Cederborg & Rickard Jonsson

    Who Victimizes Whom and Who Defends Whom? A Multivariate Social Network Analysis of Victimization and Defending in Early Childhood - Gijs Huitsing

    Peer rejection in leisure time centres - Lina Lago & Helene Elvstrand
    13.30 - 14.45
    Papersession 1B
    Bullying, Victimization, and Correlations with Implementation of the KiVa Program in Elementary and Middle Schools - Silja Saarento

    The theoretical framework for the comparative analysis of the preconditions of Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) in Lithuanian and Norwegian schools - Dziuginta Baraldsnes

    Bullying in schools in the United Arab Emirates reported prevalence and the effects of an intervention employing classroom activities - Kenneth Rigby
    13.30 - 14.45
    Papersession 1C
    Does Alexithymia explain why cybervictims become cyberbullies? A cross-national Study - Sebastian Wachs

    Emotion regulation, attachment to father and mother and cyber bullying among adolescents: Exploring the links - Constantinos M. Kokkinos

    Classified: Similar Patterns of Emotion Regulation and Cybervictimization in Adolescents and Adults - Sara Erreygers, Ivana Vranjes, Heidi Vandebosch, Elfi Baillien & Hans De Witte
    13.30 - 14.45
    Papersession 1D
    Motivation and Moral Disengagement in Bully/Victim and Pure Bully Perpetration - Kevin Runions, Christina Salmivalli, Sharyn Burns & Donna Cross

    Development and Validation of Moral Disengagement in Bullying Inventory-Indonesian Version (MDBI-ID) - Wulansari Ardianingsih, Amelia Hanifa Iswan, Azka Ananda Sari & Patricia Evelyn Pasaribu

    The legitimization of bullying in school: Moral reasoning of involved adolescents - Caroline Levasseur, Nadia Desbiens & François Bowen
    13.30 - 14.30
    Workshop 1E
    Using Experiential Activities to Reduce Bullying/Cyberbullying, and to Increase Teamwork and Compassion - Kortney Peagram
    13.30 - 14.30
    Workshop 1F SWEDISH
    Att samtala med barn och unga – Petter Iwarsson BRIS, Barnens rätt i samhället
    15.00 - 16.15
    Papersession 2A
    Dimensions of Peer Sexual Harassment Victimization and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence: A Longitudinal Cross-Lagged Study in a Swedish Sample - Heléne Zetterström Dahlqvist

    Cybersexism: Digital sociability and gendered identities at play - Gabrielle Richard

    Engaging in “masculine” and “feminine” activities as a risk to being exposed to verbal victimization - Hilde Slaatten, Katrine Botnen, Pål Halle Johnsen & Sarah Alexander Terning Noren
    15.00 - 16.15
    Papersession 2B
    Identifying Teachers who have Difficulty in Handling Bullying Effectively - Danelien van Aalst

    Tackling Chronic Victimization with the Support Group and Bully-Targeted Approach - Theresa Lisa Kaufman

    Meaningful Roles: Teaching popular bullies acceptable ways to achieve status - Julia Fischmann, Gerine Lodder, Jan Kornelis Dijkstra, René Veenstra
    15.00 - 16.15
    Papersession 2C
    Peer Victimization and Adolescents’ Adjustment and Well-Being: The Role of Metacognitions - Claudia Marino

    Bullying and stress in mid-adolescent girls and boys - Viveca Östberg

    Relational and Cyber-aggression among Adolescents: Personality and Emotion Regulation as Moderators - Ioanna Voulgaridou & Constantinos M. Kokkinos
    15.00 - 15.50
    Papersession 2D
    Bullying in youth sport training. Nationwide and descreptive research in Portugal - Miguel Nery

    Understanding the Effects of Lifestyles and Routine Activities on High Risk and Zero-inflation in Physical and Non-physical Peer Victimization: Zero-inflated Negative Binomial Analysis of National Crime Victimization - Sujung Cho
    15.00 - 16.00
    Round table session 2E
    Is the effect of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program similar in Norway, USA and Lithuania? A multigroup analysis - Kyrre Breivik
    Longterm effects of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program - Dan Olweus
    Critical issues and success factors for the longitudinal implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Norway - André Baraldsnes & Stein Gorseth
    Principals and bullying -How student surveys contribute to organizational change - Göran Englund
    15.00 - 16.00
    Workshop 2F
    Have we lost our way…? Challenging definitions in our understanding of bullying - Cameron Gill & Teresa Butler
    16.30 - 17.30
    Ending Keynote - Patricia Agatston
    Dr Agatston is co-author of the book, Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age with Robin Kowalski, Ph.D., and Susan Limber, Ph.D. and has co-authored a chapter for the book, Expert Perspectives in Cyberbullying as well as a chapter for the book Media Violence and Children. She is also co-author of the Cyberbullying Curriculum for Grades 6 – 12 and the Cyberbullying Prevention Curriculum for Grades 3 – 5. Dr. Agatston is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Prevention Specialist with the Prevention/Intervention Center in Marietta, Georgia. She is the current President of the Board of Directors for the International Bullying Prevention Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Net Family News.
  • Day 2
    Monday May 8th
    07.30 - 08.45
    08.45 - 09.00
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    09.00 - 10.00
    Opening Keynote - Donna Cross
    Donna Cross is a Winthrop Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Western Australia and the Australian Telethon Kids Institute. Donna has been awarded over $18m in competitive grants addressing child and adolescent health and wellbeing which has supported 52 applied school and community-based research intervention projects investigating ways to enhance the social and emotional development and reduce bullying (including cyberbullying) and other anti-social behaviour among children and adolescents. She currently leads nine 3-5 year research projects that aim to enhance student wellbeing, especially their social competence, and other skills to reduce all forms of anti-social behaviour and mental health harms especially among vulnerable school-age children and adolescents. In 2012, Donna received the award for WA ‘Australian of the Year’ for her services to children’s health and wellbeing.
    10.30 - 11.45
    Papersession 3A
    Why Does Decreased Likeability not Deter Bullying Perpetrators? - Claire F. Garandeau & Tessa Lansu

    Belonging and power in bullying - Hedvig Ekerwald

    Trumped: School bullying, power, and US election rhetoric - Paul Horton
    10.30 - 11.45
    Papersession 3B
    School bullying and victimization and their associations with classroom prevalence of bystander responses, individual tendency of blaming the victim, and gender: A multi-level analysis - Robert Thornberg & Linda Wänström

    Social Exclusion among Peers: Are Immigrant Status and Classroom Immigrant Density Relevant? - Stephanie Plenty

    Harassments in the school class: associations with students’ internalizing problems, self-esteem, and life satisfaction - Sara B Låftman & Bitte Modin
    10.30 - 11.45
    Papersession 3C
    A Phenomenological Inquiry of School Counselors’ Street-Level Bureaucracy in Addressing LGBT Bullying - John Palladino & Mark Giesler

    Exploring the theory of childism as a bullying preventive measure - Elza Dunkels

    Conflicts, degradation, bullying and crimes in cases at The Swedish Child and School Student Representative - Katarina Alexius
    10.30 - 11.45
    Papersession 3D
    When Aggressive Children become Parents: An intergenerational study of pediatric injuries, health problems and quality of care - Lisa A. Serbin, Kathleen Kennedy-Turner, Dale M. Stack, Jane Ledingham, and Alex E. Schwartzman

    Psychopathic Traits and Adolescent Delinquency: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study - Stylianou Ifigenia

    Aggressive children: Preventing victimization of others in adulthood - Kathleen Kennedy-Turner, Lisa A. Serbin, Dale M. Stack, Jane Ledingham, and Alex E. Schwartzman.
    10.30 - 11.30
    Workshop 3E
    Relationship solutions: Fostering positive teacher-student relationships for bullying prevention and intervention - Karen Bouchard
    10.30 - 11.45
    Workshop 3F SWEDISH
    Delaktighet i skolan – ett arbetssätt - Tove Söderqvist Dunkers, Specialpedagogiska skolmyndigheten
    10.30 - 11.30
    Panelsession 3G SWEDISH
    Hela skolan-ansats i praktiken. Erfarenheter och lärdomar av utmaningar och framgångsfaktorer från Friends arbete i Sverige - Friends
    11.45 - 13.00
    13.00 - 14.15
    Papersession 4A
    The importance of social support and recognition from teachers for pupil´s experiencing bullying victimization - Karin Hellfeldt

    Teacher rated school ethos and student reported bullying behaviour: A multilevel study of upper secondary schools in Stockholm, Sweden - Bitte Modin, Sara Låftman Brolin & Viveca Östberg

    Associations between bystanders’ reactions to peer victimization and student-teacher relationship quality, moral disengagement, and defender self-efficacy: A structural equation approach - en Björn Sjögren, Robert Thornberg, Linda Wänström, Gianluca Gini & Marlene Bjärehed
    13.00 - 14.15
    Papersession 4B
    Crossing ethnic boundaries in children’s friendships? Investigating the influence of sharing the same role in bullying - Marianne Hooijsma, Gijs Huitsing, Dorottya Kisfalusi, Jan Kornelis Dijkstra, Andreas Flache & René Veenstra

    Helping victims of bullying: The co-occurrence of defending, friendship, and dislike relationships - Beau Oldenburg, M.A.J. van Duijn & D.R. Veenstra

    Action is Necessary but Not Sufficient: the significance of relational context for children in defining bullying - Justin Canty
    13.00 - 14.15
    Papersession 4C
    Online and Offline Aggression and Bullying: A Comparison between Adolescents in the United Kingdom and South Africa - Masa Popovac & Philip Fine

    Cyberbullying victims – Who are they and what factors at school are associated with cyber victimization: Findings from school climate research in Newfoundland and Labrador - Gerald J. White

    The relationship between short-term variability in conventional and cyber forms of bullying and victimization - Kyriakos Charalampous
    13.00 - 13.50
    Papersession 4D
    "Maybe I'll Like You Tomorrow" – Strategies Against Bullying, Mobbing, and Emotional Abuse in Contemporary English Literature - Simone Broders

    Retrospective Recall of School Bullying by Prospective Teachers - Aleksandra Tłuściak-Deliowska
    13.00 - 14.00
    Workshop 4E
    Global Recommendations for Bullying Prevention - Sanna Herkama & Jane Riese
    13.00 - 14.00
    Workshop 4F SWEDISH
    Analys som grund för det systematiska kvalitetsarbetet - Friends
    13.00 - 14.00
    Workshop 4G SWEDISH
    Mobbninges kostnade för samhället. En socio-ekonomisk analys - Swedbank & Friends

    Hata hat - Telia & Friends
    14.30 - 15.45
    Papersession 5A
    Bullying among students within the context of class climate and staff conflicts: Are there spillover effects? - Saskia Fischer

    Classroom bullying norms and individual bullying: The effect of social goals and bullying attitudes - Gerine Lodder

    Student-Teacher Relationships and Their Associations with Pro-Social Motivation and Bystander Behaviors in School Bullying - Tomas Jungert, Nathalie Iotti, Claudio Longobardi & Robert Thornberg
    14.30 - 15.45
    Papersession 5B
    The challenging process of disclosing bullying victimization: A grounded theory study from the victim’s point of view - Ylva Bjereld

    Adolescents’ perception of gender differences in bullying - Lisa Hellström & Linda Beckman

    Bullying and social categories: Fourth- to eighth grade students’ perspectives - Camilla Forsberg
    14.30 - 15.45
    Papersession 5C
    Bystander Behavior Program: A New Program To Decrease Bullying - Jo-Anne Colwell

    The implementation of KiVa antibullying program in Finnish schools during 2009–2016 - Miia Sainio, Sanna Herkama, Mari Kontio, Tiina Turunen, Elisa Poskiparta & Christina Salmivalli

    Integrated Approaches Prevent Bullying: From Assessment to Implementation and Evaluation - Marcia Howell
    14.30 - 15.20
    Papersession 5D
    An empirical investigation of cyberbullying in post-primary schools in Ireland - Mairéad Foody & James O'Higgins Norman

    Assessing Cyberbullying and Cybervictimization criteria with the Cyber-bullying/Victimization Experiences Questionnaire (CBVEQ) - Nafsika Antoniadou & Constantinos M. Kokkinos
    14.30 - 15.30
    Round table session 5E
    Seeking help online: The experiences of victimized youth using online peer support - Karen Bouchard, M.H. Bosman & D.R. Veenstra

    Cyberbullying: a challenge for the field of Social Work - Ines Schell-Kiehl

    Cyberbullying, Online Risks and Parental Mediation: A Comparison Between Adolescent Reports and Parent Perceptions in the United Kingdom and South Africa - Masa Popovac & Philip Fine

    Bayaborda Psychological Vulnerability of Bullied Young Adults in Their Prose and Poetry Compositions: An IPA - Nikka Angela
    14.30 - 15.30
    Workshop 5F
    European cooperation on a joint anti-bullying strategy - European Anti-Bullying Network
    14.30 - 15.30
    Workshop 5G
    How to create an effective antibullying legislation. Which are the most important key components. A Swedish perspective - Lars Arrhenius
    14.30 - 15.30
    Workshop 5H SWEDISH
    ”LYSSNA, STÖTTA, BACKA” - People of Colour Katedral - Edit Dama Nagague, Hoda Saiidi, Louise Helmfrid, Marika Sjöbolm Dang, Vendela Löfgren
    16.00 - 17.00
    Ending Keynote - Dorothy Espelage
    Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida. She is the recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy, and is a Fellow of APS, APA, and AERA. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University in 1997. Over the last 20 years, she has authored over 140 peer reviewed articles, five edited books, and 30 chapters on bullying, homophobic teasing, sexual harassment, dating violence, and gang violence. Her research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming and she has secured six and half million dollars of external funding.
  • Day 3
    Tuesday May 9th
    08.15 - 08.30
    08.30 - 10.00
    Panel Keynote session
    “What is bullying? How can we understand and explain bullying? How can we do research on bullying? How can we reduce bullying? A panel discussion on conceptual, theoretical and methodological challenges, problems and opportunities.”
    With this panel session we bring together scholars who represent different theoretical/methodological perspectives. The panel session includes perspectives from different disciplines, theoretical and methodological traditions and fields and will encourage a multidisciplinary dialogue to improve and broadening our understanding of bullying. This panel session function as a meeting space for a serious dialogue between different perspectives in order to reach a more qualified understanding, How can we learn from each other?
    10.15 - 11.30
    Papersession 6A
    Children's Exposure of Bullying and Peer Victimization in Schools: Parental perspectives - Magnus Loftsson, Ann-Christin Cederborg & Kari Trost

    The contribution of personality and family functioning to moral disengagement and bullying-related behaviors in early adolescence - Marina Camodeca & Angela Mazzone

    The effect of parenting style on conventional and cyber bullying/victimization behaviors: The mediating role of peer attachment relationships - Panayiotis Stavrinides
    10.15 - 11.30
    Papersession 6B
    Collaborating with Young People in Cyberbullying Research - Rebecca Dennehy, Mary Cronin, Paul Corcoran & Ella Arensman

    Student action research: preventing bullying in secondary school – Inkla project - Małgorzata Wójcik & Maria Mondry

    “Let’s talk about it” - Group conversations that unintendedly reinforces bullying patterns - Stine Kaplan Jørgensen
    10.15 - 11.30
    Papersession 6C
    The impact of involvement in cyber bullying on well-being during late adolescence and emerging adulthood - Lucy Betts, Sarah E. Gardner, & Athanasios Gkimitizoudis

    Prevalence and personality correlates of Facebook bullying among university students - Eleftherios Baltzidis & Constantinos M. Kokkinos

    An Investigation of Cyberbullying and Positive Mental Health and Well-Being Outcomes: Can Victimization Lead to More Positive Future Expectations? - Sara Pabian & Heidi Vandebosch
    10.15 - 11.15
    Workshop 6D
    KiVa antibullying program - Mari Kontio, Tiina Turunen, Virpi Pöyhönen
    10.15 - 11.15
    Round table session 6E
    Combating Bullying Based on Sexual Diversity. An Exploration into the Needs for Strategic Support of NGOs in the Area of Combating Homophobic, Lesbo-phobic, Bi-phobic and Transphobic Bullying - Peter Dankmeijer Addressing religious bullying: Is religious literacy a vital aspect to the whole school approach? - W. Y. Alice Chan

    Are We Truly Measuring Teachers’ Bullying Prevention Self-Efficacy? The Development of the Teachers’ Bullying Prevention Efficacy Scale - Heather Woods & Sandra Bosacki

    Senior-Junior Bullying Phenomenon: From the Perspectives of Social Identity and Peer Conformity - Amelia Iswan, Azka Ananda Sari, Patricia Evelyn Pasaribu & Wulansari Ardianingsih

    Are elementary school teachers prepared to tackle bullying? A pilot study - Beau Oldenburg, M.H. Bosman & D.R. Veenstra

    Evaluating the Implementation of the National Action Plan on Bullying: Princpals' Persepctives - James O'Higgins Norman
    10.15 - 11-15
    Workshop 6F SWEDISH
    Empati och medmänskighet - Paulina Olsson och Rosie Linder, Peppy Pals
    10.15 - 11.15
    Workshop 6G SWEDISH
    Idrott för alla - Attention
    11.30 - 12.30
    12.30 - 13.30
    Keynote - Sameer Hinduja
    Dr. Sameer Hinduja is a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social networking, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He has written seven books and his interdisciplinary research is widely published and cited in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. In the last year, he received Auburn University’s Global Anti-Bullying Hero Award, won Florida Atlantic University’s Researcher of the Year award, and presented on cyberbullying at a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill.
    13.45 - 15.00
    Papersession 7A

    Self-, Peer-, and Teacher-Ratings on Bullying among Students with and without Behavior Disorders - Jeong-il Cho

    Bully-victims or Reactive-victims: How do students with disabilities respond to victimization? - Chad A. Rose
    13.45 - 15.00
    Papersession 7B
    8th grade students’ lived experiences of their worst day in school - Lina Lundström

    Cyberbullying in Young People: Behaviours, Experiences, Resolutions - Rebecca Dennehy, Mary Cronin, Paul Corcoran & Ella Arensman

    Protecting the social self: Swedish pupils' reflections on participant roles in school bullying - Joakim Strindberg, Robert Thornberg
    13.45 - 15.00
    Papersession 7C
    Bullying perpetration and victimization and their associations with warm student–teacher relationship, individual and collective moral disengagement, and collective efficacy in a sample of Swedish fourth grade students: A multi-level analysis - Marlene Bjärehed, Robert Thornberg, Linda Wänström, Gianluca Gini & Björn Sjögren

    Sustainable implementation of KiVa antibullying program - Sanna Herkama, Mari Kontio, Miia Sainio,Tiina Turunen, Elisa Poskiparta & Christina Salmivalli

    An Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Adolescent Peer Relations Instrument: Participant Roles (APRI:PR) across Primary and Secondary Schools - Roberto H. Parada & Linda Hamilton
    13.45 - 14.45
    Workshop 7D
    I am Just a Little Tiger: How to Work against Bullying in Pre-school and Kindergarten - Jan Urbanski
    13.45 - 14.45
    Workshop 7E SWEDISH
    Nätmobbing - hur ska skolan hantera det? - Sofia Berne
    13.45 - 14.45
    Workshop 7F SWEDISH
    Panelsamtalets fokusfrågor: Rektors uppdrag gällande det systematiska värdegrundsarbetet, tillämpning av forskningsbaserade insatser i värdegrundsarbetet samt kvalitetssäkring av utredningsskyldigheten Deltagare: Skolledarförbundets ordförande Matz Nilsson, Friends generalsekreterare Carolina Engström, Skolverkets undervisningsråd Pernilla Sundström, Skolforskningsinstitutets direktör Lena Adamson, Högalidskolans rektor Emil Kilsäter
    15.15 - 16.30
    Papersession 8A
    Bullying or Violence: overlapping and competing terms - Kjerstin Andersson Bruck

    Bullying and the nature of problems: Implications of structured vs. ill-structured problems for the development of bullying interventions in schools - Roberto H. Parada & Linda Hamilton

    Bullying in Institutional care for children: Qualitative findings from four European countries - Angela Mazzone, Annalaura Nocentini, Ersilia Menesini, The Bullying in Institutional Care project (BIC) partners
    15.15 - 16.30
    Papersession 8B
    When the Bullied Peer is Native vs. Migrant: A Mixed-Method Study among Pupils of Italian Schools - Simona C. S. Caravita, Barbara Ambrosini, Sara Stefanelli, Livia Cadei, Robert Thornberg

    Moral Disengangement in High School Student : Age, Gender, and School Grade Differences - Azka Ananda Sari, Patricia Evelyn Pasaribu, Wulansari Ardianingsih, Amelia Hanifa Iswan

    Bullying and moral disengagement in Colombian Students - Maria Clara Cuevas Jaramillo & Maite Garaigordobil
    15.15 - 16.15
    Workshop 8C
    The Bully, The Bullied and The Not-so-innocent Bystander--Breaking the Cycle of Violence and Creating More Deeply Caring Communities - Barbara Coloroso
    15.15 - 16.15
    Workshop 8D
    Venn and Friends International Friendship Exchange: A Cross-Cultural Class Meeting and Pen-Pal program - Baard Vorpvik Skraasta & Jane Riese
    15.15 - 16.15
    Workshop 8E SWEDISH
    Mentorer i våldsprevention (MVP) - Män för jämställdhet
    15.15 - 16.15
    Workshop 8F SWEDISH
    Inget att vänta på - Unizon