To access download-able versions of the handouts for a particular workshop click on that workshop’s title. Please note that some workshops will have additional handout as well as PDF versions of the PowerPoint presentation. You will need to click on those links separately to download the handouts or to be directed to a web page where you can download the materials.


2011 Workshop Handouts

HIB Prevention and Intervention Laws and Strategies

• To understand the new NJ Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) legal requirements
• To gain knowledge of effective strategies for HIB and hazing prevention and intervention in order to implement them in your school or school district
• To select effective strategies for HIB and hazing prevention and intervention in order to implement them in your school or school district

Handout Materials

Resource Packet

Presentation Slides

P.L. 2010 Chapter 122 (Laws on HIB)

NJDOE HIB Model Policy and Guidance (updated April 2011)


2010 Workshop Handouts

HIB Prevention and Intervention Strategies for School Staff
 

The learning objectives for the Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Prevention and Intervention Strategies for School Staff Workshop are:

 

 

  • To understand current NJ statutory and regulatory Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) policy requirements
  • To apply HIB policy requirements to local policy and procedures and identify areas of improvement
  • To gain knowledge of effective strategies for HIB and hazing prevention and intervention in order to implement them in your school
  • To select effective strategies for HIB and hazing prevention and intervention in order to implement them in your school

 
Handout Materials

HIB Prevention and Intervention Strategies for School Staff Workshop PowerPoint (PDF)

HIB Prevention and Intervention Strategies for School Staff & Administrators Workshop Resource Guide (PDF)

Model Policy for HIB November 2008 (PDF)

HIB Prevention and Intervention Strategies for School Administrators Workshop PowerPoint (PDF)

 

 

 

Please be sure to download the correct PowerPoint file!
 


2008 and 2009 Workshop Handouts
 

Conducting Practical Needs Assessment October 2009

This workshop will help you understand the purpose and benefits of conducting a needs assessment in the development of comprehensive ATOD planning. We will provide you with the components of a needs assessment plan and discuss how to prioritize your needs. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own needs assessment plan. This workshop contains additions and updates from the January 2008 workshop.

  • What is a needs assessment and how does it fit into a logic model approach to develop prevention programs?
  • What are practical approaches to conducting a needs assessment?
  • Where can you find resources to assist you?
  • How do you develop your own needs assessment?

Conducting Practical Needs Assessment October 2009 PowerPoint Handout

 



Planning and Implementing a Comprehensive Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Abuse Prevention Program

 
Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will identify components of a logic model
  • Participants will identify key elements of a pre-intervention assessment
  • Participants will identify strategies to address common challenges to effective prevention program implementation
  • Participants will apply key elements to programs in their schools/districts

 

Planning and Implementing Activity Scenario




Effective Collaborations with Parents, Community Members and Organizations

This workshop will provide school districts and individual schools with practical strategies for improving collaboration with parents and community groups. Educators will learn how to actively involve parents and community groups with local school efforts to improve student education and build stronger communities.

 Specific topics to be addressed include:
  • Steps that you can take to build a strong working relationship with parents and communities.
  • Seeing beyond PTA’s and “class moms” as the main form of active parental involvement.
  • How to include learning approaches through the school curriculum for building relationships with community organizations using strategies such as service learning.
  • Tips for including “empty nesters’ and “zero child adults” in your districts planning.
  • Leveraging win-win opportunities with local businesses.

Handout Materials for the 2009 workshop series

Effective Collaborations with Parents, Community Members and Organizations Handout 2009

Effective Collaborations with Parents, Community Members and Organizations PowerPoint handout 2009

Handout Materials for the 2008 workshop series

This set of handouts is for use with the video of this workshop recorded in February 2008. It will be available soon for you to view on this website. You can use the most recent handouts if you wish. Please note that some of the page references will be different and that additional materials have been included in the 2009 version.

Effective Collaborations with Parents, Community Members and Organizations Handout

Effective Collaborations with Parents, Community Members and Organizations PowerPoint handout

As a part of our handout package we included materials from The National School Safety Center if you would like a copy of this material click the link below to be taken to their web site.  This document is available in PDF as a free download.

The National School Safety Center, established by presidential directive in 1984, serves as an advocate for safe, secure and peaceful schools worldwide and as a catalyst for the prevention of school crime and violence.

This handout offers strategies on how schools can work together with school board members, school employees, students, parents, community leaders, service groups, business leaders, government representatives, law enforcers, and the media to create safer schools.

 

Selected Parent Involvement Provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

You can download a PDF version of this list by clicking the link below. You will find provisions from different titles along with the specific cite.

Selected Parent Involvement Provisions in the NCLB Act of 2001




 

Conducting Practical Needs Assessment January 2008

This workshop will help you understand the purpose and benefits of conducting a needs assessment in the development of comprehensive ATOD planning. We will provide you with the components of a needs assessment plan and discuss how to prioritize your needs. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own needs assessment plan.

  • What is a needs assessment and how does it fit into a logic model approach to develop prevention programs?
  • What are practical approaches to conducting a needs assessment?
  • Where can you find resources to assist you?
  • How do you develop your own needs assessment?

Conducting Practical Needs Assessment January 2008 PowerPoint Handout

 

Evaluating the Comprehensive ATOD Abuse Program for Results April 2008

  • Participants will identify key elements of effective prevention program evaluation and implementation
  • Participants will identify strategies to incorporate developmental asset research into their evaluation design
  • Participants will identify strategies to address common obstacles to prevention program evaluation
  • Participants will apply key elements to effective prevention program evaluation to designs for their own districts

PowerPoint Handout for Evaluating the Comprehensive ATOD Abuse Program for Results April 2008


 

 
 
2007 Workshop Handouts
 

Effective Strategies for Implementing Prevention Programs: This workshop will provide information that will enhance the implementation of prevention programs. Topics such as common obstacles to program implementation and strategies to mitigate or eliminate them will be presented. Participants will also be given the opportunity to work on the implementation of a program or programs within their schools or districts. Be sure to download the
School Level Implementation Planning Guide.

This information will be of interest to: District staff who are responsible for implementing and evaluating substance use and violence prevention programs. NJDOE staff who work with districts on the evaluation of prevention programs.

An Introduction to the Logic Model ­--­ A Tool for Comprehensive Planning and Evaluation: This workshop will provide a more in-depth introduction to one of the most valuable planning/evaluation tools available. The Logic Model can provide a frame work for school districts to build upon as they develop their comprehensive plans or implement individual activities. Community groups will find the Logic Model equally useful. Be sure to download the
Workshop Activity Book.

This information will be of interest to: District staff who are responsible for implementing and evaluating substance use and violence prevention programs. NJDOE staff who work with districts on the evaluation of prevention programs. Community organizations and agencies that partner with school districts or on their own work in the area of prevention programming.

Reviewing the Implementation of 2006/2007 Title IV-A Programming and Preparing for the 2007/2008 Title IV-A Application: This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the steps that should be taken to review the implementation status of 2006/2007 Title IV-A programming and to plan for the 2007/2008 Title IV-A application. Conducting a needs assessment and selecting appropriate programs, interventions, and/or strategies also will be discussed. Opportunities to share implementation success stories will be provided. 

This information will be of interest to: District staff who are responsible for implementing substance use and violence prevention programming, those who want to learn about programming efforts in their area, and those who will be responsible for planning for the 2007/2008 grant application. NJDOE staff who assist district staff in preparing for the Title IV-A application are also encouraged to attend.

Completing the 2007/2008 Title IV-A Application: District staff will learn how to complete the Title IV-A section of the NCLB Consolidated Formula Subgrant application for 2007/2008. Summarizing needs assessment results, developing program plans, and completing the waiver application process are among the topics to be addressed.  

This information will be of interest to: District staff who are responsible for planning substance use and violence prevention programming and those responsible for completing the grant application. NJDOE staff who review the Title IV-A application are encouraged to attend.

Evaluating Title IV-A Program Results: District staff will learn effective strategies for evaluating prevention programming efforts. Identification of key elements of effective evaluation design, strategies for incorporating developmental asset research into evaluation, and defining variables to be evaluated in prevention work are among the topics to be addressed. This knowledge can be applied to current Title IV-A programming and when planning for 2007/2008.

This information will be of interest to: District staff who are responsible for implementing and evaluating substance use and violence prevention programs. NJDOE staff who work with districts on the evaluation of prevention programs are encouraged to attend.

 

 




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