About ABC & Kathy Morgan

ABC’s Bullying Prevention Founder

Over 30 Years Experience!
From schools and communities to state-wide contributions in legislation.
Evidence-Based Programs
Evidence-based studies and programs lead to results!
Licensed and Certified
A Qualified Provider: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Certified Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Instructor
Published Works
Experience with training manuals, journal articles, grant applications.
Local, State and International Advocacy
Results for your family, community, school, district and state.

Overview

Anti-Bullying Concepts (ABC) is as division of KMM Resources, Inc. a Texas based corporation providing evidence-based bullying prevention education and professional development for schools, organizations and communities. The founder and president, Katherine Middleton Morgan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor serving as a consultant with schools, organizations and communities to integrate evidence-based bullying and dating violence prevention education into academic experience. Ms. Morgan’s experience includes project management, counseling, instruction, writing and materials development.

Project Management

• Coordinated statewide evidence-based sexual assault prevention, bullying prevention and fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) prevention programs
• Supervised staff and contractors, prepared budgets and Invitations to Bid (ITB), served as Principal Investigator for two research studies
• Coordinated development of program, training materials and volunteer team for statewide bullying prevention initiative
• Identified as bullying prevention primary resource person by OK House of Representatives, 2002
• Coordinated rape prevention education program to reach male audiences; developing staff received National Public Health Award for content and innovation

Instruction/Training

• Taught evidence-based school bullying prevention professional development to over 9,000 faculty, administrators and other professionals
• Taught Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in OK, TX, and AR public, private, and parochial schools
• Taught university graduate and undergraduate credit courses in substance abuse prevention
• Developed and conducted conference presentations and trainings for state, regional and national audiences

Counseling

• Provided bio-psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, group and individual counseling, education, and crisis intervention for residential, and outpatient facilities
• Facilitated referrals, prepared court reports, coordinated treatment and discharge planning with director and multi-disciplinary team; provided training to therapists and interns
• Completed child abuse investigations; provided adoptive home studies and foster child case-management
• Provided development activities for severely and profoundly mentally disabled adults and children

Education, Licensure & Certification

MSW - Master in Social Work - University of Oklahoma
MHR - Master in Human Relations - University of Oklahoma
BA - Sociology - Texas Tech University
LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Texas and Oklahoma)
LCDC - Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (Texas and Oklahoma)
LSW - Licensed Social Worker (Oklahoma)
Certified Trainer: Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Trainer in Hazelden Safe Dates Program.

Career Background

Tri-City Youth and Family Services: Chemical Dependency Counselor, Contractor Private Practice
University of Central Oklahoma: Adjunct Professor - Substance Abuse Studies
Oklahoma State Health Department:
- Sexual Assault Prevention Education Coordinator
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Coordinator
Oklahoma State Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services:
- Programs Field Representative State Office
- Psychological Assistant Ft. Supply Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center - Western State Hospital
- Social Worker: Primary Counselor Ft. Supply Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center - Western State Hospital
Oklahoma State Department of Institutions Social and Rehabilitative Services:
- Social Worker: Child Welfare Worker - Garfield County
- Social Worker: Child Development Specialist - Enid State School
World Service Worker, International Committee of US YMCA's:
- Youth Program Staff: Chinese YMCA, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Publications

• Coordinated development of training program and manual for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Chronic Disease Service, Sexual Assault Prevention Education Program, funded through CD Grant#VF1CCU619929 (2004) ‘Bullying 101, A Case for Identifying and Eliminating Bullying in Schools, What Research, the Law and School Health Reveal’, ‘Bullying 102, An Action Plan for Schools, Students, and Parents to End Bullying in Schools’.

• Developed regional training program and manual for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Chronic Disease Service, Sexual Assault Prevention Education Program, funded through CD Grant#VF1CCU619929 (2002) ‘A Public Health Guide to Bullying Prevention’.

• Hughes, Patricia Paulsen, Middleton (Morgan), Katherine M. and Marshall, David D. (2009) ‘Students’ Perception of Bullying in Oklahoma Public Schools’, Journal of School Violence, 8:3,216-232.

• Middleton (Morgan), Katherine M., Hughes, Patricia Paulsen (2008) ‘Bullying perceptions of third, fifth and seventh grade students in Oklahoma public schools, 2005’, INJURY UPDATE, OK State Department of Health, 1000 N.E. 10th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299.