This training provides information on the different types of bullying, characteristics of victims and bullies and what you can do as parents to help if your child is being bullied or bullying others.
Debra Fredenburg, LCSW
Debra B. Fredenburg, LCSW is the Family Therapist of Alabama Pre/Post Adoption Services (APAC) in Mobile. She has a Master in Social Work and is a certified as a Trauma and Loss Consultant and School Specialist. Debra has worked as an administrator of non-profit programs and has extensive experience working with family and children providing individual, family and group clinical services as well as in crisis intervention, assessment services, screening for psychiatric hospitalizations, and educational instruction. Throughout her career she has worked collaboratively with social service agencies, the court system, schools and medical providers.
Emily Patterson, LICSW, PIP
Emily Patterson is a licensed clinical social worker with 15 years of experience working with children and adults across the entire lifespan. Emily has been a family advocate with Children’s Aid Society of Alabama in the Alabama Pre/Post Adoption Connections program for five years in the Mobile area and has had the pleasure of walking alongside adoptive families during their pre-adoption and post-adoption journeys. Emily also opened her own private counseling practice in 2020 with a focus on attachment-focused play therapy for children and adolescents. Emily is an Alabama native currently residing in Fairhope, Alabama, and is a mother of two daughters.