Author Archives: Louie Lavin

The Perfect Storm: Addressing Emerging Issues Related to HIB, Mental Health and School Violence

Presented by: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director Violence.As the pandemic continues to evolve and create new challenges for school districts, student behaviors are escalating like never before. As a result, school districts are experiencing an increases in incidents of HIB, as well as a greater demand for mental health services and growing concerns about potential mass scale school violence.

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What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest Winners!

This is the 21st Annual “What’s Your Anti-Drug” (WYAD) supplement that the New Jersey Herald and the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of the Center for Prevention and Counseling, have collaborated on. This year over 700 Sussex County students from 28 different schools, in grades K-12th submitted an entry to the Annual WYAD Contest or submitted an entry to “What Makes You Happy?” contest.

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What’s Your Anti-Drug Contest

Tell Sussex County how you stay drug-free! There are so many different things that keep you away from alcohol and other drugs… Singing, Sports, Scouts, Dancing, Drawing, Friends, Pets and more! If you’re in grades 4-12, we want your original story, artwork, poetry or photography, which tells the world: What’s your anti-drug? Send your entry with the completed form to us by Wednesday October 20th by 5pm.

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Red Ribbon Week Toolkit

Red Ribbon Week begins Saturday, October 23rd and this year’s theme is “Drug Free, Looks Like Me.” As we prepare for Red Ribbon Week, we are sharing ideas for daily activities, as well as social media posts to utilize within your school community. Don’t forget to send us pictures of what your students are doing for Red Ribbon Week, we will be sending out emails to highlight your activities.

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Job Opportunities

The Center is hiring! Rewarding full and part-time positions are available to join our Prevention, Counseling, and Recovery teams. We offers competitive salaries and benefit packages designed to improve the personal lives of our employees. We are proud of our agency growth and we’re looking for dynamic candidates who are excited to join our team and will add to our inspiring culture.

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Week of Respect

Week of Respect is an opportunity for New Jersey schools to focus on building and supporting positive school climates for students, staff and your school community! The week of respect is an excellent opportunity to kick-start year-long campaigns and initiatives. Center for Prevention and Counseling has provided daily themes, social media posts and projects that are easy for Sussex County schools to replicate during Week of Respect.

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