Green Dot for Parents Morning Session

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03/08/18 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Barrington Area Library
Phone:(847) 382-1300
Address: 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010

 

Come learn more about Green Dot – the new interpersonal violence program at Barrington High School.  The Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy is a national program that trains students, faculty, and staff in bystander intervention to help prevent instances of power-based personal violence (PBPV). PBPV is a form of violence where one individual asserts power, control, or intimidation over another to cause harm.  This research-based approach employing social change theory targets all community members as potential bystanders and seeks to engage them through awareness, education and skills practice.  By teaching proactive behaviors that establish intolerance of violence as the norm, as well as strategies for intervention in high-risk situations, Green Dot training results in a reduction of violence in the school community.

At the BStrong Together “Green Dot for Parents” Parent Coffee, Green Dot trainers will teach parents and community members about the program, explain the Three D’s, and provide participants with the shared language so that you know how to talk with your children or students about living the Green Dot in their  own lives.

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    Through a generous grant from the Barrington Area Community Foundation, BStrong Together is pleased to announce the creation of three ongoing, facilitated Conversation Circles to begin in the fall. FREE and open to all parents, caregivers, educators, and community members inside the geographic boundaries of Barrington 220 School District (affiliation with the District is not required), the Conversation Circles aim to build a community of support focused on the issues, concerns, joys and challenges of raising children in today’s complex world.

    For more information about the BStrong Together Conversation Circles, click here.

    * Space is limited. Registration for the series of conversations is required.

    ** Participants in the BStrong Together Conversation Circles must reside or work within the geographic boundaries of Barrington 220 School District, but a connection to the District is not required.

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