May 7, 2012
-- On Monday May 7th 2012 The Prevention Team conducted an Anti-Bullying Assembly for school kids at Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center, Miami,FL. During one hour educational program the invited NFL player shared his own experience and insights on the issues of bullying; he also taught children how to resist bullies and not to become one through interactive communication.
"It's such a needed part of our education system. We have to remember the social, emotional and physical needs of our students ", - says Mia Lafrance, school counselor, who is also a Teacher of the Year.
The Prevention team is designed to build confidence and integrity in school students, and address one of our country’s biggest issues in the school system today, Bullies. The Prevention Team brings professional athletes to school across the country teaching students that bullying is not the way. Our mission is to take a stand and educate our children to prevent bullying before it happens. The 1 hour educational program is approved by multiple schools across the nation and leaves kids with great motivation and a real “Bullies are not cool attitude”. During the educational seminars and programs The Prevention Team also provides teachers with tools they can use in their anti-bullying efforts.
The Prevention Team thanks 411 Pain and Humana for their sponsorship of this anti-bullying assembly.