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Violence Prevention/Anti-Bias Programs

Research from the National School Climate Center has shown that a Positive School Climate is associated with:

    • Reduced violence, aggression and harassment
    • Reduced bullying behaviors
    • Decreased student (and teacher) absenteeism
    • Lower suspension rates
    • Lower reports of drug use
    • Increased self-esteem among students
    • Improved academic outcomes
    • Narrowing the achievement gap

In order to create a positive school climate, schools need to address social emotional learning from different perspectives. The New Jersey State Bar Foundation provides comprehensive programming that support schools in establishing: 1. Strong conflict resolution and peer mediation programs. 2. Active school climate teams and solid anti-bullying policies. 3. Relevant social and emotional learning and anti-bias programming suitable for differing school populations.


PLEASE NOTE: Registration links will be released two months prior to training dates. To be the first to learn about upcoming trainings, sign up for our educator email list.

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Questions? Contact Jessica Taube, Director of Conflict Resolution and Anti-Bias Initiatives at or 732-937-7523.

For educators who want successful methods to address normal conflict among their student population.

For educators who believe students have agency when solving conflict.

For educators who know the positive impact of incorporating social and emotional learning skills into all aspects of education.

For educators on a school climate team who want to be proactive in creating a positive climate.

A three-workshop series for educators dealing with: unconscious bias; talking about race; and understanding HIB characteristics.

For educators who want to know effective pedagogy to teach the Holocaust.