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The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach
Dr. Pescara-Kovach teaches courses in the field of human development as well as graduate level seminars on the causes, consequences, and prevention of school violence. She is co-chair of U.T.’s Anti-Bullying Task Force and author of “School Shootings and Suicides: Why We Must Stop the Bullies.”
She serves as Ohio Director of Bully Police USA and also works as a bullying prevention consultant in many school districts. She has given invited presentations on the topic of bullying related suicides and homicides as well as causes and consequences of bullying at the regional, state, national, and international levels. She served as Hiram College’s Margaret Clark Morgan Scholar, an award reserved for scholars who make a considerable difference in their fields. She is also the curriculum consultant for the Toledo-Lucas County Anti-Bullying Campaign, the Healthy Lucas County Community Bullying Prevention Liaison as well as content expert on the WGTE/Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio’s “Preventing Bullying = Creating Safety” campaign.
She is currently working under a DOJ grant, geared toward enabling colleges and universities to prevent and respond to emerging and chronic crime problems. To that end, she was recently selected to be an instructor for the DOJ’s “College Campus Violence Prevention and Protection Plan.
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Ohio School Nurse Association, Mercy College of Nursing, Lucas County Health Department, Unison Behavioral Health, the Zepf Center, Oregon City Schools, Washington Local Schools, Perrysburg City Schools, Springfield Local Schools, Toledo Public Schools, Parma School District, Dayton Public Schools, Kateri/Cardinal Stritch, Notre Dame Academy, Lucas County Youth Task Force, ProMedica Hospitals, Mercy Health Partners, Kobacker Center, Sinclair Community College, Dayton University, Northwood Fire Department, Rossford Fire Department, Ohio School Resource Officer Association, Ohio Chiefs of Police, and more.