Community Events and Programs

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  • Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference
    Monday, October 3 - Friday, October 7 @ 8:00 AM
    Camden County Partnership for Children

    Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference

    Statewide: 2nd Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference Save the date: October 3rd – 7th 2022 The Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference was created for youth ages 14-21+ who experience I/DD, their families, and caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. The 2nd Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference will be held the first week in October! Virtual conference More info can be found on the conference website: https://www.njyouthtransition.life/

  • Healthcare Transition webinar
    Tuesday, October 4 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Healthcare Transition webinar

    Transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare is a big step for a youth or young adult with a disability. We will discuss a new Healthcare Transition Toolkit developed by Got Transition and its National Family Health Care Transition Advisory Group.

  • Transición de la Asistencia Médica (Healthcare Transition Spanish)
    Tuesday, October 4 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Transición de la Asistencia Médica (Healthcare Transition Spanish)

    La transición de la asistencia médica pediátrica a la de adultos es un gran paso para los adolescentes o adultos jóvenes con una discapacidad. Hablaremos de un nuevo Manual de Herramientas de Transición de la Asistencia Médica desarrollado por Got Transition (ingles), su Grupo Asesor Nacional de la Familia y Transición de la Asistencia Médica.

  • Gender Talk Series: Inclusive Care for Gender and Sexual Minority Patients
    Tuesday, October 4 @ 12:30 PM
    Penn Medicine: Princeton Center for Eating Disorders

    Gender Talk Series: Inclusive Care for Gender and Sexual Minority Patients

    Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals are at elevated risk for disordered eating. For some individuals, this may be due to gender affirmation needs: aligning one’s physical features with body ideals consistent with their gender identity. 

  • Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Webinar Online event
    Thursday, October 6 @ 11:00 AM
    Partnership for a Drug Free NJ

    Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day Webinar Online event

    Experts will outline the current state of the opioid crisis and prevention strategies that can be used in your community to mark Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in New Jersey.

  • College Tour- In Person
    Friday, October 7 @ 10:00 AM
    Raritan Valley Community College
    Branchburg

    College Tour- In Person

    Join us as we tour The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College. Bob Hulit, Director of The Achievement Center,will give you an overview of the program and take you on a tour of the campus.

    *You will receive a follow-up email with a room number and parking instructions a few days before the event.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, October 7 @ 7:00 PM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Brain Injury Alliance of NJ's 20th annual 5K Run, Walk & Roll for Brain Injury Awareness
    Saturday, October 8 @ 8:00 AM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Brain Injury Alliance of NJ's 20th annual 5K Run, Walk & Roll for Brain Injury Awareness

    Join us in three locations: Bradley beach Boardwalk, Laurel Acres park and Saddle River County Park for this fun-filled family event!

  • RAIN DATE! Harvest HOPE Celebration
    Sunday, October 9 @ 11:00 AM

    RAIN DATE! Harvest HOPE Celebration

    Join us in pumpkin painting, games and activities for all ages, a scarecrow contest from the municipalities and organizations, resources and more!

  • Budget Counseling
    Tuesday, October 11 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Budget Counseling

    If you've ever wondered the following about budgets please consider joining us! How can I organize my fixed expenses and credit cards? How do I balance my income with my expected expenses? What are variable expenses? How do I budget for occasional expenses? How do I plan for needs vs. wants? How can I cut some costs? Should I be using coupons? Can I use credit cards to supplement my income?

  • Online Narcan Training and Kit:  Learn how to identify an overdose with narcan training
    Tuesday, October 11 @ 1:00 PM
    Community in CrisisFar Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership

    Online Narcan Training and Kit: Learn how to identify an overdose with narcan training

    Online Narcan training and kit.

    Complete the training online and we’ll send you the kit.

    TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, REGISTER FOR AN OPEN DATE BELOW.

    In collaboration with the Far Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership.

    You could SAVE A LIFE. Learn how to identify an overdose with Narcan Training.

  • Suicide Prevention Conference: Connecting Communities to Save Lives
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 9:00 AM
    NJ Department of Human Services

    Suicide Prevention Conference: Connecting Communities to Save Lives

    We welcome anyone interested in learning about suicide prevention to join us for this full-day virtual event. Get inspired by our keynote speakers, hear state department commissioners discuss upcoming projects, and find two breakout sessions that interest you most.

  • Gender Talks Series: Considering Gender Diversity and Identity in Effective Eating Disorder Treatment
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 12:30 PM
    Penn Medicine Princeton Center for Eating Disorders

    Gender Talks Series: Considering Gender Diversity and Identity in Effective Eating Disorder Treatment

    Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals are at elevated risk for disordered eating. For some individuals, this may be due to gender affirmation needs: aligning one’s physical features with body ideals consistent with their gender identity. 

  • It's OK to not be ok...What are you going to do about it?
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:00 PM
    Hunterdon High School Little Theater
    Flemington

    It's OK to not be ok...What are you going to do about it?

    Presentation will discuss:

    • Teen Suicide, Self-Harm, and do teens really want to die?
    • Having standards doesn’t = expectations and expectations don’t = perfection.
    • Disappointment vs Objective
    • Intellect over Emotion • Self-Value
    • It’s OK to not be OK . . . It’s also OK to talk about your thoughts and feelings.
  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • Good Grief Community Webinar Series: Anticipatory Grief w/Catherine Moore, LCSW
    Thursday, October 13
    Good Grief Inc.

    Good Grief Community Webinar Series: Anticipatory Grief w/Catherine Moore, LCSW

    Learning Objectives:
    -Understand what Anticipatory Grief is
    -Explore how Anticipatory Grief impacts our lives
    -Discuss ways to effectively cope with anticipatory grief

  • Somerset County's Free Community Resource Event:  Household Goods & Resources
    Friday, October 14 @ 4:00 PM
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
    Somerville

    Somerset County's Free Community Resource Event: Household Goods & Resources

    The Somerset County Department of Human Services, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, The Giving Network, and the Rapid Relief Team are collaborating on a two-day community event in which free items will be given away to the community. Items include free household items, coats, toiletries and more.

  • Frank Speak: Puberty, Dating, Sex and Autism
    Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30 PM
    Prasada In Home

    Frank Speak: Puberty, Dating, Sex and Autism

    Presented by Alex Gitter, M.S., M.Ed., LPC, NCC
    Our goal for the Frank Speak workshop is for parents to leave the workshop understanding the necessity of teaching their kids about sexual topics and have the knowledge base to lead the discussion with their children in a way that is meaningful for them.

  • Gender Talk Series:  Providing Affirming Care to the Transgender/Non-Binary Community,
    Wednesday, October 19 @ 12:30 PM
    Penn Medicine Princeton Center for Eating Disorders

    Gender Talk Series: Providing Affirming Care to the Transgender/Non-Binary Community,

    Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals are at elevated risk for disordered eating. For some individuals, this may be due to gender affirmation needs: aligning one’s physical features with body ideals consistent with their gender identity. 

  • The Family Guidance Center's Town Hall Meeting
    Wednesday, October 19 @ 5:00 PM

    The Family Guidance Center's Town Hall Meeting

    Join us for an educational session and public discussion on Cannabis, the new legislation and how it affects youth.

  • DisABILITY Services Expo:  2022 Somerset County
    Saturday, October 22 @ 10:00 AM
    Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater
    Bridgewater

    DisABILITY Services Expo: 2022 Somerset County

    Opening Doors And Dialogue To Welcome All Countywide

    SOMERSET COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING & DISABILITY SERVICES 2022

    Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater 876 East Main Street Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (next to TD Bank Ballpark)

    FREE Workshops LEARN About Financial Based Programs

    MEET Local Agencies And Community Organizations

  • Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center
    Wednesday, October 26 @ 10:00 AM
    OMHA

    Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center

    OMHA Presents: Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center 

    Meeting ID: 881 3169 3499 Passcode: 009988

  • On the Same Page: A Therapeutic Book Club
    Tuesday, November 1 - Tuesday, December 20 @ 6:00 PM (Weekly)
    Wholehearted Healing Collective

    On the Same Page: A Therapeutic Book Club

    A therapeutic book club for adults who struggle with wondering, "What's wrong with me?" to help them understand that the real question they should be asking is, "What happened to me?". This book club will explore how adverse childhood experiences influence our brain development and guide our behaviors as adults. We will discuss how we are all on the same page with trying to understand the impact of trauma.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, November 4 @ 10:00 AM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, November 9 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • The Promising Path Collaboration Series:  Self/Co-Regulation Tools
    Thursday, November 17 @ 10:00 AM
    Rutgers/DCF

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series: Self/Co-Regulation Tools

    This series presents 4 virtual learning opportunities for enhancing trauma informed organizations.  This series focuses on the role of movement/body based & sensory interventions within youth, family and system partnerships.

  • Online Narcan Training
    Thursday, November 17 @ 11:00 AM
    Community in Crisis Far Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership

    Online Narcan Training

    Online Narcan training and kit.

    Complete the training online and we’ll send you the kit.

    TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, REGISTER FOR AN OPEN DATE BELOW.

    In collaboration with the Far Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership.

    You could SAVE A LIFE. Learn how to identify an overdose with Narcan Training.

  • A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach
    Friday, December 2 @ 7:00 PM
    Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties

    A Snapshot of the Nurtured Heart Approach

    The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.

  • Online Narcan training and kit
    Wednesday, December 7 @ 1:00 PM
    Community in Crisis Far Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership

    Online Narcan training and kit

    Online Narcan training and kit.

    Complete the training online and we’ll send you the kit.

    TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, REGISTER FOR AN OPEN DATE BELOW.

    In collaboration with the Far Hills Race Meeting Association and RWJUH Somerset Community Partnership.

  • Parenting the NHA Way
    Wednesday, December 14 @ 6:00 PM
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Parenting the NHA Way

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in "The 3 Stands™" for helping children (and adults) build Inner Wealth™ and use their intensity in successful ways.

  • The Promising Path Collaboration Series:  Debriefing
    Thursday, January 19 @ 10:00 AM
    Rutgers & DCF

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series: Debriefing

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series enhancing Trauma Informed Organizations Winter Session on Debriefing will focus on processes for learning following unexpected events.

  • The Promising Path Collaboration Series:  Workforce Development
    Thursday, May 18 @ 10:00 AM
    Rutgers & DCF

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series: Workforce Development

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series enhancing Trauma Informed Organizations Spring session will focus on Workforce Development in the areas of trauma informed recruitment, retention, onboarding, supervision & ongoing support for staff.

  • The Promising Path Collaboration Series: Youth & Family Voice
    Thursday, September 21 @ 10:00 AM
    Rutgers & DCF

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series: Youth & Family Voice

    The Promising Path Collaboration Series enhancing Trauma Informed Organizations presents last part of 4 part series entitled Youth & Family Voice.  This session will focus on the practical strategies for enhancing youth guided & family driven care, engagement & empowerment.