Understanding HIB Characteristics

This training explores the definition of HIB (Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying) in the NJ Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights (ABR) and takes a cultural look at the distinguishing characteristics listed in the definition to help educators better identify those characteristics when completing HIB reports. Participants will explore specific HIB language, the difference between conflict and bullying, and how to prevent HIB by preventing bias.

This program is FREE for educators. In person trainings are from 9am-3pm and offer 5.5 professional development credits. Virtual trainings are 3 hours at various times and offer 3 professional development credits.  Please visit our Events Page to see our current offerings.

All in person trainings max out at 30 participants and virtual trainings at 60 participants. To be put on a wait list for a training, please click here.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility please contact Jessica Taube, [email protected] or 732-937-7523


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

Understanding HIB Handouts and Workbooks

Understanding HIB In-Person Participant Workbook
(All training handouts can be found within the workbook)

Understanding HIB Virtual Participant Workbook
(All training handouts can be found within the workbook)

HIB Amendments Handout

Understanding HIB Resource List Handout


If you register for and do not show up at a workshop, we will notify you that you have been placed on our “No Show” list. Should this occur three times, you will be removed from our email list.

We understand that things happen that might prevent you from attending a workshop for which you are registered. You may cancel your registration at any time up to the morning of the training by simply emailing [email protected] or by calling 732-937-7523 in order to prevent being placed on the “No Show” list.

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropic and educational organization. Funding is furnished by the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey and limited to providing education to the public. Your cooperation in honoring your registration at our free workshops is essential.