Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Breakfast and registration begins at 8:30am. 
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New Jersey State Bar Foundation 
New Jersey Law Center
One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Elissa Zylbershlag 
New Jersey State Bar Foundation 
January 17, 2019 - Elementary School Peer Mediation Training

Peer Mediation is the process wherein disputants (students in conflict) are brought together with two student peer mediators to communicate, negotiate and resolve their conflict in a manner that is satisfactory to the disputants. Peer mediation is an essential part of any school's Conflict Resolution Program.  It is based on student-to-student communication and conflict resolution.  The student peer mediators are trained in conflict resolution skills and the peer mediation process.  

This elementary school peer mediation training discusses, among other things, how to implement and sustain a peer mediation program in your school and how mediation has been proven to reduce incidents of school violence.  Each participant will receive relevant posters and the new guide entitled The FAQs of Peer Mediation that will aid them in supporting their current program or in developing a new peer mediation program for their school.

Applications for our new Peer Mediation Mini-Grant Program will be distributed at this training.  Ten $500 mini-grants will be awarded to the recipients of this grant.  Only schools who attend our training will be eligible.  For more information, contact Elissa Zylbershlag at ezylbershlag@njsbf or 732-937-7523.

This program is FREE for the public.

Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30am.  Lunch will be provided. 

5.5 Professional Development credits are available to participants who attend the full training.

In the event of registration being closed, email Elissa Zylbershlag at ezylbershlag@njsbf.org the following information for each person you would like added to a wait list:

  1. The date of the training you would like to attend
  2. The name of the individual
  3. The email of the individual
  4. The daytime phone number of the individual