Prevention & Education

CFJ provides primary and secondary prevention education and training to students K-12, college students, the general public and professionals. All presentations and trainings are tailored to specific audiences. Our Community Education & Prevention department works toward social change by promoting respectful, non-violent and healthy friendships, relationships, families and communities.

Grades K-5

Prevention education focuses on increasing knowledge, developing leadership skills, and mobilizing bystander with young children related to:

  • Body Safety
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Empathy Development

Grades 6-12

Prevention education focuses on increasing knowledge, developing leadership skills, and mobilizing bystanders with middle and high school students related to:

  • Bullying Prevention
  • Challenging Gender Role Stereotypes
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dating Violence Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Sexual Violence Prevention

College Students

Prevention education focuses on increasing knowledge, developing leadership skills, and mobilizing bystanders with college students related to:

  • Dating Violence Prevention
  • Engaging Men & Boys in Violence Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Stalking Prevention

General Public/Professionals

Education and training focuses on increasing knowledge about the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse. Trainings focus on trauma informed responses to victims and survivors as well as information about community resources related to:

  • Creating a Trauma Informed Culture to Empower Survivors
  • Best Practices in Responding to Child Sexual Abuse Disclosures
  • Empowering Survivors: Intersections of Oppression & Creating Social Change
  • Engaging Men & Boys in Violence Prevention
  • Family Violence and the Court System
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: Creating HOPE & Resiliency
  • Screening & Assessment Best Practices
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • LGBTQ Survivors & Impact of Violence

For more information, please contact Amanda Posila, Director of Education & Community Engagement, at (203) 334-6154 or aposila@4qk1b.a-touch-of-teal.com.

Hope Starts Here!

Let The Center for Family Justice become your lifeline.

Please call us today at 203-334-6154
Or 24/7 on a hotline:

Domestic violence: 203-384-9559
Sexual assault: 203-333-2233
Vedas (Spanish): 888-568-8332

Serving victims and raising awareness about domestic and sexual violence in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull in Fairfield County