Community Events and Programs

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  • Care Plus New Jersey 2018-2019 Workshop Schedule

    Paramus

    Care Plus New Jersey 2018-2019 Workshop Schedule

    Join us for a new academic year of workshops that will help you learn, grow, and build on your mental health knowledge base. We provide the highest quality, most up-to-date courses developed by mental health professionals who are experts in their respective fields. All workshops are held at the CarePlus Headquarters in Paramus. 

  • Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center Warren County Support Group

    Hackettstown

    Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center Warren County Support Group

    At the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center we provide grief support and counseling for hospice families and the community. If you have lost a loved one through death, our professional and caring staff can bring you comfort and understanding which will help you and your family through this difficult time

  • FREE after School Tutoring, Grades 3-8

    Phillipsburg

    FREE after School Tutoring, Grades 3-8

    Need help with your homework? Maybe you just need a little extra attention...Miss Kathleen is here to help you reach your academic goals. CERTIFIED TEACHER wants to help your child SUCCEED!

  • Overview of Services from the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

    Overview of Services from the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

    As students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families begin to think about the transition from high school to adult life, they often wonder about what services are available in the adult world to support someone with I/DD to live as independently as possible.

  • Family Support Group

    Bridgewater

    Family Support Group

    Develop ways to care for yourself while supporting a loved one recovering from mental health and substance use disorders.

  • TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE PRESENTED BY DISABILITY ALLIES

    EAST BRUNSWICK

    TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE PRESENTED BY DISABILITY ALLIES

    This workshop will provide information on services that Disability Allies provides upon students transitioning from school to adult life upon receiving their diploma.

  • MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016 SIMPLIFIED TRAINING

    Washington

    MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016 SIMPLIFIED TRAINING

    Update your computer skills for today's job market. “Across a broad spectrum of industries, computer literacy is now viewed as a must-have…”

  • Trust Building: Engaging Youth About Substance Use

    Somerville

    Trust Building: Engaging Youth About Substance Use

    The more normal we make conversations about substance use disorder and addiction, the easier having these conversations will get. And we know that, that ONE conversation can be crucial when it comes to getting a young person facing a mental health or substance use challenge the help they may need. Presented By: Michael Calderon, LCSW, LCADC

  • Cute Puzzles

    Flemington

    Cute Puzzles

    This group has been created to support Hispanic parents who have children with Autism or Asperger. Often these parents feel alone and isolated from the rest of the community, here they can meet other families who are in the same situation and can exchange stories, ideas and information.

  • Lindos Rompecabezas

    Flemington

    Lindos Rompecabezas

    Este grupo ha sido creado para apoyar a padres hispanos que tienen hijos con Autismo o Asperger. A menudo estos padres se sientes solos y aislados del resto de la comunidad, aquí podran conocer a otras familias que estan en la misma situacion y podran intercambiar historias, ideas e informacion.

  • Scrap & Craft

    Washington

    Scrap & Craft

    Crop, Shop & Relax! 

  • SPEAK Teen Leadership Conference

    Branchburg

    SPEAK Teen Leadership Conference

    For high school students interested in building their capacity for leadership and civic engagement, while increasing their knowledge about healthy friendships and dating relationship.

  • Autism New Jersey Transition Conference 2019

    Iselin

    Autism New Jersey Transition Conference 2019

    Autism New Jersey is proud to once again offer a conference tailored to the needs of individuals aged 14 to 25 as they transition to adulthood. This specialized event provides caregivers and professionals with up-to-date information pertaining to the life of an individual with autism.

  • Empowerment for New Beginnings

    Flemington

    Empowerment for New Beginnings

    A course providing a foundation for building a sturdy and resilient employment path. Techniques to erode self-doubt, fear, stress, & ineffectual habits, and strategies to BUILD UP a positive self-concept that activates & opens the doors of possibility as you progress towards economic independence.

  • Miss Grace's Spring Dance Line-Up!

    Phillipsburg

    Miss Grace's Spring Dance Line-Up!

    Dance classes February 5th-May 8th. 

    Beginner's Ballet FREE!

  • Daytime Support Group: Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another!

    Somerville

    Daytime Support Group: Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another!

    Peer to peer support for all parents with emotional and behavior challenging children. Topics include: school refusal, screen time, defiant behaviors, aggression, anxiety, depression, motivation, therapists, psychiatrist, and hospitals.

  • Creyendo en el Valor Terapéutico de Una Familia Ayudando a Otra

    Somerville

    Creyendo en el Valor Terapéutico de Una Familia Ayudando a Otra

    Apoyp de Igual a Igual Para Todos los Padres con Niños Desafiantes Emocionales y de Comportamiento

  • Girls Night In @ Traditions

    Phillipsburg

    Girls Night In @ Traditions

    Dancing | Dinner | Girl Activities

    Topics: Friendship, School, Family, Self-Confidence

  • Financial Peace University

    Hillsborough

    Financial Peace University

    Start winning with Financial Peace University, the #1 proven 9 week program from expert Dave Ramsey that will show you how to master budgeting, pay off debt, build wealth, and give generously. Video and Discussion Format.

  • Little Scientist

    Branchburg

    Little Scientist

    Free Family Night! Interactive Experiments

  • Basic Rights In Special Education

    Stewartsville

    Basic Rights In Special Education

    An Introduction to the Special Education Process. Whether you’re new to special education or have been involved for a while, this workshop is for you. 

  • First Friday at the Firth!

    Phillipsburg

    First Friday at the Firth!

    Featuring Dinner, Dancing, DJ, Games, and More!

  • Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another

    Somerville

    Believing in the Therapeutic Value of One Family Helping Another

    Proactive Parenting Support Group. Peer to Peer Support for All Parents with Emotional and Behavior Challenging Children.

  • SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (Central Jersey Region)

    North Brunswick

    SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (Central Jersey Region)

    Central Jersey Support Group

  • SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (North Jersey Area)

    Parsippany

    SAMHAJ FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: For Family Members & Peers affected by mental illness (North Jersey Area)

    North Jersey Support Group 

  • Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has Autism

    Somerville

    Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has Autism

    Free caregiver and professional workshop. Come to this open forum to discuss how you handle stressful situations. A wide range of practical strategies for coping with stress will be discussed.

  • Transition to College

    Branchburg

    Transition to College

    Students, Parents, Guardians, School Personnel This program is an opportunity to gain valuable information about support services as you transition to college.

  • Positive Parenting

    Flemington

    Positive Parenting

    Our Positive Parenting program is a six session family skills training that teaches better communication skills, while focusing on love and limits. It is designed to help parents increase resilience and reduce risk factors for substance abuse, depression, violence and aggression, delinquency and school failure in children.

  • Autism Support Group

    Phillipsburg

    Autism Support Group

    Come join this support groups for parents and caregivers, facilitated by Vickie Mendes-Branch of Branching Out Foundation and Kelly Milazzo of Greenwhich Autism Alliance.

  • How to Approach an IEP Meeting to Get the Services Your Child Needs

    Somerville

    How to Approach an IEP Meeting to Get the Services Your Child Needs

    Attendees should walk away feeling prepared to advocate for their child and secure an ironclad IEP. This 90-minute presentation includes Q & A at the end.

  • Tween Dances

    Phillipsburg

    Tween Dances

    Tween Dances at the Firth Youth Center

  • QPR -Question, Persuade, Refer

    Flemington

    QPR -Question, Persuade, Refer

    INTENSIVE FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INVITES YOU TO A PRESENTATION ON: “QPR -Question, Persuade, Refer” Much like CPR or the Heimlich maneuver, the fundamentals of QPR are easily learned. As with CPR and the Heimlich maneuver, the use of QPR may save a life.

  • NAMI Family-to-Family Course (Warren County)

    Washington

    NAMI Family-to-Family Course (Warren County)

    Family-to-Family is a series of 12 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental health challenges while maintaining their own well-being.

  • Demystifying the Nurtured Heart Approach: Guiding You From Theory to Best Practice

    Demystifying the Nurtured Heart Approach: Guiding You From Theory to Best Practice

    After almost 23 collective years of practicing, teaching, coaching, supervising, training hundreds of staff members, families and organizations, authoring and co-authoring a number of books in the Nurtured Heart Approach®, Sherry Blair and Joe Clem bring you this workshop to optimize you in your practice of the approach.

     

  • Understanding and Tracking Implicit Biases

    Understanding and Tracking Implicit Biases

    In this webinar participants will be able to: (a) define and explain the science of implicit bias; (b) discuss the empirically-based challenges of implicit biases in their respective settings; and (c) identify strategies that could address implicit biases.

  • Hidden Dangers and How to Keep Individuals with Autism Safe in the Home, School, and Community

    Branchburg

    Hidden Dangers and How to Keep Individuals with Autism Safe in the Home, School, and Community

    Think you know everything you need to know about autism safety, thing again. Individuals with ASD are 40 times more likely to die from injury than the general population. If you have a child with autism, regardless of their age or where they fall on the spectrum, this may be the most important workshop you ever attend.

  • The 3rd Annual Hunterdon County Transition Expo

    Flemington

    The 3rd Annual Hunterdon County Transition Expo

    COME SPEAK WITH: Post-secondary institutions/programs, support coordination agencies, providers, state agencies , support agencies, housing agencies, transportation services, employment/career transition agencies, state and local elected officials, and much more….

  • 3 era Feria Anual de Transición del Condado de Hunterdon

    Flemington

    3 era Feria Anual de Transición del Condado de Hunterdon

    DIALOGA CON: Instituciones/programas post-secundarios, agencias de coordinación, proveedores, agencias estatales, agencias de apoyo, agencias de vivienda, servicios de transportación, agencias de empleo/transición agencies, funcionarios electos estatales y locales, y mucho más….

  • CAREGIVER WORKSHOP SERIES FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

    Flemington

    CAREGIVER WORKSHOP SERIES FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

    SAFE in Hunterdon will be offering workshops that address specific concerns regarding parenting after learning that your child(ren) has been sexually abused to provide you with your own support in a group setting.

  • Warren County Family Health Forum

    Hackettstown

    Warren County Family Health Forum

    Addressing the Special Needs of Families in Our Community

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Eligibility for Children with Disabilities (Under age 18)

    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Eligibility for Children with Disabilities (Under age 18)

    The process of applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for children with disabilities under 18 years of age is very different from applying as an adult. Join us to discuss the eligibility requirements and application process for children age 18 and younger applying for SSI.

  • The Kids We Lose: A Documentary Film

    Flemington

    The Kids We Lose: A Documentary Film

    NOWESCAP Child & Family Resource Services presents: The Kids We Lose. A 90-minute documentary film about the human side of having a child or student with behavioral challenges, and the struggles faced by parents, educators, staff in facilities, mental health clinicians, and law enforcement professionals in ensuring kids receive the help they need.

  • Tourette Syndrome: Stop Your Tics by Learning What Triggers Them

    Tourette Syndrome: Stop Your Tics by Learning What Triggers Them

    Tourette Syndrome was described in a professional publication as one of the "most mysterious medical curiosities on the planet. For decades, patients have reported that they have noticed an association between tics and allergic, dietary, and environmental triggers. Tonight we will explore some of these triggers.

  • Fourth Annual Rutgers Conference on Youth Development and Juvenile Justice: Community Data Science Approaches to Gang Violence Prevention

    Newark

    Fourth Annual Rutgers Conference on Youth Development and Juvenile Justice: Community Data Science Approaches to Gang Violence Prevention

    Presented by: Desmond U. Patton, PHD

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Columbia University

  • Ride for Autism

    Lincroft

    Ride for Autism

    The Ride for Autism is a one-day charity bicycle tour designed to raise money for Autism New Jersey and also to raise community awareness about autism.