Frank DiLallo is currently an Intervention/ Prevention Schools Consultant for the Diocese of Toledo. Since 1997 he has served the 81 diocesan schools (pre-K-12). Frank has consulted with numerous public schools and districts as well. For over thirty years Frank has counseled individuals, groups, couples and families and has conducted countless professional development training’s through his work as a private practice practitioner and high school counselor.
Frank received a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from Adrian College in 1980 and a Master’s degree in Guidance & Counseling from the University of Toledo in 1982. He has extensive doctoral course work and hundreds of professional training hours to his credit.
Through the development of his personal and professional experience, Frank has focused his expertise in counseling, consulting and speaking towards the elimination of bullying behavior. Over the last twelve years, Frank has developed a comprehensive and systematic anti-bullying initiative called Peace2U: Three-Phase Bullying Solution. His has also co-authored a Christian edition which weaves relevant scripture throughout titled Peace Be With You: Christ-Centered Bullying Solution. The programs primarily target grades 4-8 but the bullying solution principles are applicable with all age groups including students, teachers, administrators and parents.
Additionally, Frank has linked stress with bullying, describing how stress can influence human behavior. He has demonstrated a great deal of success with his practical “prescriptive techniques” to help all ages manage stress. From this work Frank created an audio CD titled “The Peace Project,” which was released in 2001. This timeless CD is filled with stress managements techniques, activities and gentle music to counterbalance the pace of our world, increase self-esteem and enhance student performance.
Frank A. DiLallo is licensed in Ohio as a Professional Counselor and Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. He is also certified as a Prevention Specialist II, with extensive experience in prevention, intervention and treatment of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and violence.
Frank has been on the faculty at the Music For All Leader Symposium since 2004, helping participants enhance their performance and reduce their stress. He is also a frequent visiting professor at Bowling Green State University teaching his stress management techniques to college students. In 2011, Frank became a Gurian Institute Certified Trainer.
Frank is married to his loving and supportive wife, Michelle. He is a father of three sons and a daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking in the woods, traveling and staying fit by competing in Olympic distance triathlons.