Park Ridge, NJ, February 06, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Chase Wilson Education is pleased to announce New Jersey-based High Focus Centers is sponsoring their comprehensive anti-bullying curriculum entitled: The Building Blocks of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB): Bullying Redefined, which will be presented to Bogota School District in Bergen County, NJ. Bogota was one of a handful of school districts that applied to receive this program. All schools were asked to submit an evaluation form where they explained the specific need for anti-bullying education in their school and also indicated how they would utilize the program – should they receive it.
“High Focus Centers services and programs are designed for individuals with significant emotional or substance abuse problems who want to change the course of their lives,” said Barbara Shapiro, HFC’s Director of School and Community Relations. “Prevention is key,” she added, “and this curriculum – while focused primarily on bullying – includes tools and lessons that enhance and improve students’ overall self awareness and social-emotional coping skills. That’s why we were so eager to support it.” High Focus Centers have facilities throughout Central and Northern New Jersey, including treatment programs in Bergen, Union, Morris and Monmouth Counties.
The curriculum was developed and written by Chase Wilson Education’s Director of Educational Programs, Andrew Yeager, a NJ School Psychologist and Student Assistance Coordinator, who lectures extensively and conducts trainings on bullying and adolescent issues throughout the country.
“This program talks about redefining bullying, but it goes far beyond the issue,” said Yeager. “The lessons, strategies, and assessments in this curriculum are intended to promote greater civility and higher empathy amongst students. We’re working to re-frame the way students see the world – for the better.”
Bogota District’s School Assistance Counselor Lydia Gilbert will receive the curriculum directly and intends to implement its philosophy, lessons, and strategies throughout her district – maximizing its impact.
Based on academic research and clinical experience, Building Blocks enables teachers in a variety of disciplines to educate students on the nature and risks of harassment, intimidation and bullying (HIB) and enables school counselors to assess, intervene, monitor and reduce HIB incidents. The curriculum, designed for students in grades 6-12, is comprised of three distinct sections:
· Part One: "The Building Blocks of Bullying"
· Part Two: "Core Lessons, Classroom Infusion Lessons, & Film Analysis"
· Part Three: "Counseling the HIB-Involved Student"
This program, available for purchase at http://cweducation.com/BuildingBlocksofHIB.html for $799.99, also includes:
A comprehensive curriculum aligned to Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Detailed Infusion Lessons provided for 9 school subjects.
A Free copy of Sticks & Stones with an updated Teacher's Guide.
Printable handouts, lessons, and treatment plans for enhanced in-school use.
Relatable harassment, intimidation and bullying Case Studies inspired by real-life situations.
A comprehensive section on assessment and counseling impacted youth. User-friendly assessment and progress forms that clearly demonstrate and document remedial measures and student progress.
About Chase Wilson Education
Chase Wilson Education is a mission-based organization that provides educational programs and curriculums that teach students how to recognize, confront and overcome the unique threats and social issues they face today. Our value based curriculum instills an unparalleled foundation of character, tolerance, and empathy in it students; empowering them to make safer choices and become better people.