Preventing Bias, Hate Incidents and Hate Crimes Workshop

Do you have a case in which a youth has engaged in actions that may be considered to be biased and/or hateful criminal acts? This program may be for you.

The goals of the program include:

  • raising awareness of the magnitude of bias crimes
  • providing promising education and counteraction strategies
  • understanding cultural barriers and bias

The workshop will explore these themes:

  • interpersonal communication/conflict resolution
  • escalation of hate and violence
  • consequences of scapegoating
  • bias in history, rights, challenges and responsibility of living in a democracy


Step 1.Fill out referral form 

Referrals can be made to the Preventing Bias, Hate Incidents, and Hate Crimes Workshop by filling out this form::

Fill out the referral form

Referrals can come from sources including, but not limited to:

  • Police Departments
  • Probation
  • Court
  • Parents/Guardians
  • Schools

(Note: If you're a parent, you will fill out both stages of the form, "Agency" and "Parent/Guardian." All other referrers will fill out the "Agency" stage, and send the form to a parent/guardian for signature.)

Step 2.We will contact you

Once we receive your signed form, we will contact the youth and their guardian by email with their scheduled date, time and location for their class.

Step 3.Attend the workshop 

The workshop will be taught by a Licensed Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Family Intervention Services. Parents/guardians are required to attend with youth.