PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CitizenWire) — New Jersey’s new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law’s new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 New Jersey Anti-Bullying Conference (www.antibullyingconference.info) will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.
This Conference is critical for administrators, teachers, psychologists, social workers, and counselors from schools and any other organization working with New Jersey’s youth. The Anti-bullying Conference will be held on June 9, 2011 at Rutgers University – Busch Campus Center in Piscataway, New Jersey.
Paula Dow, the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey, is scheduled to address the requirements of the new Anti-Bullying Law, and its impact as it pertains to school districts and their service providers. Attendees will also learn and discuss evidence-based strategies and solutions for preventing bullying while building safe, caring school communities.
Conference presenters from all over the country and from a variety of backgrounds including psychologists, social workers, college professors, and trainers, have substantial experience in bullying prevention research and/or practice. Some of the scheduled speakers include: Dr. Mykee Fowlin, The World is My Stage Productions; Drs. Pamela Orpinas and Andy Horne, University of Georgia; Dr. Rita Johnson, Cheyney University; Jane Riese, MSW,LSW, Clemson University; Leisa-Ann Smith, Esq., New Jersey Bar Foundation; Jack Farrell, LCSW, UMDNJ; Rich Cardillo, National School Climate Center; Dr. Brad Lerman, Center for Applied Psychology at Rutgers University; Dr. Charisse Nixon, Associate Professor of Psychology, Penn State University; Dr. Judith Springer, Fellow of the Center for Applied Psychology, Rutgers University.
“Our organization is extremely pleased to bring together such distinguished guests to address this important issue, and to help improve the overall educational experience for our children,” said Christopher C. Irving, Executive Director & CEO of the Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership & Diversity in America.
For more information, visit http://www.antibullyingconference.info .
About the Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership & Diversity in America:
The Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership and Diversity in America (CMI) is one of America’s most innovative leadership and diversity training non-profit organizations. Dedicated to the causes of social justice and leadership development, CMI programs empower participants to function more effectively. The CMI team collaboratively identifies the needs and goals of our clients. Based on this information we develop comprehensive, customized programs that help effect long lasting change within our clients’ organizations.
More information: http://www.themillerinstitute.com .
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