New Jersey

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn: Paper Tigers, a Documentary Film by James Redford on Trauma-Informed Education, to Screen at the Middlesex County Fire Academy

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – March 31, 2016 – In observance of national Child Abuse Prevention month, Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey is hosting a screening of Paper Tigers:  a film that captures the pain, danger, beauty and hopes of struggling teens—and the teachers armed with new science and fresh approaches that are changing lives for the better.  Paper Tigers follows a year in the life of an alternative high school in Walla Walla, WA that has radically changed its approach to disciplining its students, and in the process has become a promising model for how to break the cycles of poverty, violence and disease that affect families.  Continue reading

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Prevent Child Abuse-NJ Partners with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital to Educate Community Members on Ending Human Trafficking

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – On January 27th, Prevent Child Abuse-NJ, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and other partners, hosted the third in a series of community forums:  “Human Trafficking Let’s Make This the End of the Road” Part III.   This session coincided with Human Trafficking Awareness Month, observed nationally each January.  Continue reading

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