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  • HNH FITNESS: FREE FITNESS CLASSES ALL-INCLUSIVE RECREATION PROGRAMS

    Oradell

    HNH FITNESS: FREE FITNESS CLASSES ALL-INCLUSIVE RECREATION PROGRAMS

    Free classes sponsored by the Bergen County Departments of Health Services, Human Services and Parks and Recreation

  • Toddler Time: George and the Jungle

    Fair Lawn

    Toddler Time: George and the Jungle

    A FREE Activity for  Early Intervention Children and Families of Passaic, Hudson and Bergen Counties.

  • Webinar:  Strong Community, Strong Recovery (SAMHSA's National Recovery Month)

    Webinar: Strong Community, Strong Recovery (SAMHSA's National Recovery Month)

    This webinar will focus on how health practitioners, families, and individuals can implement community resources to maintain recovery for persons with mental and substance use disorders, as well as why fellowship sustains recovery.

  • Introduction of Nurtured Heart Approach® Evening!

    Fair Lawn

    Introduction of Nurtured Heart Approach® Evening!

    Nurtured Heart Approach® explains why conventional methods of parenting, therapy and teaching often fail with intense children, despite the best of intentions. Begin to learn shifting a challenging child to use his/her intensity in successful ways, even if the child is diagnosed with ADHD, ODD or exhibits other difficult behavior while applying the core methodologies of the Nurtured Heart Approach® to Build Inner Wealth™ in all youth and create a richer social-emotional environment.

  • Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

    Ridgewood

    Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

    Free "Get Fit Bergen" classes sponsored by the Bergen County Department of Health Services, Parks and Reception  AND Human Services.


  • Mahwah

    "Communicating Mindfully"-Half Day Retreat with Catherine & Kailen Krame

    For MBSR grads or others with a regular meditation practice

  • NJ Walk for Wellness and the Concert in the Park (NJ Recovery Advocates)

    Jersey City

    NJ Walk for Wellness and the Concert in the Park (NJ Recovery Advocates)

    The annual statewide family-friendly celebration of recovery from addiction! A ceremonial walk, banner contest, music, vendors and food make for a beautiful day in Liberty State Park!  Join us in educating, ending stigma, celebrating recovery and a healthy New Jersey!

  • Community Narcan Training: Learn How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose

    Hackensack

    Community Narcan Training: Learn How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose

    If you or a friend or loved one is at risk of an opioid overdose this event is a must. You will learn how to deploy Narcan, how it works and what you need to know.


  • Mahwah

    "The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion For Emotional Well-Being" with Chris Germer Ph.D

    Chris Germer will be at the Krame Center for Mindful Living at Ramapo College on September 23, 2019.

  • Turning Three: Getting Ready for Preschool  (Webinar for Early Intervention Families)

    Turning Three: Getting Ready for Preschool (Webinar for Early Intervention Families)

    Free Webinar for families enrolled in Early Intervention services

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Know Your Rights

    Fair Lawn

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Know Your Rights

    Event Topics: Public Benefits and Education This seminar will cover public benefits that involve financial and food assistance. Additionally, the seminar will cover educational issues for grandparents who are caregivers of children with disabilities and/or special education needs.

  • Introduction to Nurtured Heart Approach® Evening!

    Fair Lawn

    Introduction to Nurtured Heart Approach® Evening!

    Nurtured Heart Approach® explains why conventional methods of parenting, therapy and teaching often fail with intense children, despite the best of intentions. Begin to learn shifting a challenging child to use his/her intensity in successful ways, even if the child is diagnosed with ADHD, ODD or exhibits other difficult behavior while applying the core methodologies of the Nurtured Heart Approach® to Build Inner Wealth™ in all youth and create a richer social-emotional environment.

  • Reflections Information Session

    Hackensack

    Reflections Information Session

    Open to Bergen County teenagers (grades 9-12) interested in volunteering time to educate audiences on a variety of adolescent issues and social problems through the use of improvisational theatre.

  • FREE!! Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 6-11

    Lyndhurst

    FREE!! Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 6-11

    FREE Seven-Week Program!! This program helps parents and caregivers build on their strengths in showing love and setting limits, helps youth develop skills for building a positive future, and helps families grow together and become stronger.

    • Free family meals
    • Free babysitting for siblings*
    • *Minimum age 2 years
    • Parent Workshops
    • Gift Cards for graduating families
    • Youth Activities
    • Family Activities
    • Transportation
  • Pilates Posture Workshop

    Montvale

    Pilates Posture Workshop

    Phones, tablets, desks, driving and modern living all impact our spine health. Realign your spine at our special event - Pilates posture workshop.

  • Time for Bed! Sleep Solutions for the ADHD Brain

    Time for Bed! Sleep Solutions for the ADHD Brain

    Adults and children with ADHD often struggle with sleep — falling asleep, staying asleep, waking during the night, or difficulty staying awake during the day. Learn how poor sleep and ADHD symptoms are linked, plus ADHD-friendly interventions for resolving sleep problems.

  • The Felician 21 and Over Program

    Lodi

    The Felician 21 and Over Program

    GYMGUYZ is offering an all inclusive free fitness class at the Lodi Boys and Girls Club every Wednesday from September 18-November 20th. Times: 9:45am-10:45am and 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Parent/Caregiver Wednesday Night Support Group

    Fair Lawn

    Parent/Caregiver Wednesday Night Support Group

    Join us for an informal group of parents/caregivers sharing concerns, learning resources and supporting one another!

  • Light the Night for Recovery

    Hackensack

    Light the Night for Recovery

    This evening is held to celebrate the gains made by those in recovery. The observance reinforces the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do RECOVER!

  • So You've Become a Legal Guardian!

    Paramus

    So You've Become a Legal Guardian!

    This workshop will focus on the "nuts and bolts" of being a guardian for an individual with developmental and other disabilities.

  • Town Hall With Governor Phil Murphy

    Teaneck

    Town Hall With Governor Phil Murphy

    Building a Stronger and Fairer New Jersey Together

  • Understanding and Dealing with Children Who Refuse or Avoid Going to School: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

    Understanding and Dealing with Children Who Refuse or Avoid Going to School: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

    This workshop is designed for parents and professionals interested in learning more about children who avoid going to school and how they can be more effective in providing proper supports.

  • Toddler Yoga and Story Time

    Cliffside Park

    Toddler Yoga and Story Time

    This event is free to children receiving early intervention services and their siblings under age 5. A parent/caregiver must participate in the program with their children.

  • Group Stepping Stones: For Parents of Children with a Developmental Disability

    Paramus

    Group Stepping Stones: For Parents of Children with a Developmental Disability

    Group Stepping Stones is intended for parents of children with a disability (developmental delay, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, etc.) who developmentally function between 3 and 12 years of age.

  • Break Free! Be Free and Soar! Weekend Retreat: Mother and Child Edition

    Stillwater

    Break Free! Be Free and Soar! Weekend Retreat: Mother and Child Edition

    Mother and Child Weekend Retreat is for Mother's and their children (age 4 - 15 years old) to get away, have fun and rejuvenate themselves!

  • Break Free! Be Free & Soar! Weekend Retreat

    Newton

    Break Free! Be Free & Soar! Weekend Retreat

    Mother and Child Weekend Retreat is for Mother's and their children (age 4 - 15 years old) to get away, have fun and rejuvenate themselves!

  • 36th Annual New Jersey Statewide Self-Advocacy Network Fall Conference

    Princeton

    36th Annual New Jersey Statewide Self-Advocacy Network Fall Conference

    Each year The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project and the New Jersey Statewide Self-Advocacy Network come together to host the annual New Jersey Self-Advocacy Network Fall Conference for an all-day event of advocacy, education, socializing, and networking! This year's theme is: Celebrating Our Connections.

  • What Is ADHD? Everything You Need to Know Before and After an ADHD Diagnosis

    What Is ADHD? Everything You Need to Know Before and After an ADHD Diagnosis

    Educating yourself and your family about ADHD is tougher than you may think. Most physicians receive little training in ADHD, and may do an inadequate job of explaining the disorder and treatments. This webinar will fill in those holes — and get you off to a great start in understanding ADHD and how best to manage the condition in children and adults.

  • Webinar:  What Is ADHD? Everything You Need to Know Before and After an ADHD Diagnosis

    Webinar: What Is ADHD? Everything You Need to Know Before and After an ADHD Diagnosis

    Educating yourself and your family about ADHD is tougher than you may think. Most physicians receive little training in ADHD, and may do an inadequate job of explaining the disorder and treatments. This webinar will fill in those holes — and get you off to a great start in understanding ADHD and how best to manage the condition in children and adults.

  • Group Standard Triple P Parenting Classes

    Paramus

    Group Standard Triple P Parenting Classes

    Group Standard Triple P is intended for parents of children ages 3 to 12 years who have behavioral challenges such as inattention, noncompliance and/or difficulty following directions. This course will teach a variety of parenting skills, including how to manage misbehavior.

  • FREE Small Business Development Workshops (Kean University's Small Business Development Center)

    Union

    FREE Small Business Development Workshops (Kean University's Small Business Development Center)

    FREE workshops to help those interested in starting a small business, or expanding their current business.  Weekly workshops! 

  • Toddler Time: George and the Jungle

    Cliffside Park

    Toddler Time: George and the Jungle

    A FREE Activity for  Early Intervention Children and Families of Passaic, Hudson and Bergen Counties.

  • Mariagrazia Buttitta: Survivor, Author, Advocate

    Paramus

    Mariagrazia Buttitta: Survivor, Author, Advocate

    Bergen Community College alumnus, Mariagrazia Buttitta, is an author, a motivational speaker, and a mental health & disability advocate who recently graduated with her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from The College of New Jersey.

  • Nurtured Heart Approach® Training,  Saturdays in October!

    Fair Lawn

    Nurtured Heart Approach® Training, Saturdays in October!

    Nurtured Heart Approach® explains why conventional methods of parenting, therapy and teaching often fail with intense children, despite the best of intentions. Begin to learn shifting a challenging child to use his/her intensity in successful ways, even if the child is diagnosed with ADHD, ODD or exhibits other difficult behavior while applying the core methodologies of the Nurtured Heart Approach® to Build Inner Wealth™ in all youth and create a richer social-emotional environment.

  • Body Project Experience

    New York, NY 10036

    Body Project Experience

    The Body Project Experience is a two-hour, body acceptance workshop. The Body Project is run in a group format and open to all genders and ages. 

  • Oral Health for Children with Special Health Care Needs

    Oral Health for Children with Special Health Care Needs

    The following webinar is designed for caretakers of children with special health care needs. It would provide a general overview of the importance of daily mouth care and how you as caregivers can help. When your child has good oral health, it will improve the quality of both of your lives.

  • Webinar: Having the Talk: How to Best Explain ADHD to Your Child, Family, and Friends

    Webinar: Having the Talk: How to Best Explain ADHD to Your Child, Family, and Friends

    In this webinar, learn how to help kids understand ADHD and talk about it with peers, how parents can explain the condition to extended family members and friends, and more.


  • Upper Saddle River

    Empower Your Kids Through Yoga

    Play, create, meditate, relax, laugh, and connect! EMPOWERED KIDS (K-3rd grade) with Faith Mondays 4:45-5:30pm ~ EMPOWERED PRESCHOOLERS (ages 3-5) with Faith Tuesdays 4:15pm - 5pm

  • How Can I Safely Talk To My Son/Daughter About Healthy Eating in This Diet Obsessed Culture?

    Upper Saddle River

    How Can I Safely Talk To My Son/Daughter About Healthy Eating in This Diet Obsessed Culture?

    In our current diet-obsessed culture, it's hard enough to manage our own relationship to food and our bodies. Every day we see new messages about how/what to eat, ideal body image, how much and in what way to move our bodies. It can be confusing, frustrating...even maddening! As parents, we have to teach our kids how to deal with food too.

  • A Parent's Guide to Evaluating and Troubleshooting Your Child's IEP or 504 Plan\

    Fair Lawn

    A Parent's Guide to Evaluating and Troubleshooting Your Child's IEP or 504 Plan\

    Once a child is approved for an IEP or 504 Plan, parents rightfully expect to get the most effective accommodations and services to help him or her excel in the classroom.

  • 37th Annual Autism Conference

    Atlantic City

    37th Annual Autism Conference

    With 81 workshop options, 100+ exhibitors, and opportunities for networking and support, you can truly create the conference experience that YOU need.
  • Telling a Difficult History for Resource parents, Relatives/Grandparents, Adoptive parents raising youth and Also any interested community members!

    Fair Lawn

    Telling a Difficult History for Resource parents, Relatives/Grandparents, Adoptive parents raising youth and Also any interested community members!

    Sharing painful information about a child's history or birth family can be challenging for resource parents and those raising relative's children. This workshop will help you develop the skills to competently tell the children you are raising difficult information and help them process it.

  • Northeast NJ Legal Services:

    Fair Lawn

    Northeast NJ Legal Services:

    Event Topics: Public Benefits and Education This seminar will cover public benefits that involve financial and food assistance. Additionally, the seminar will cover educational issues for children and families with disabilities and/or special education needs.

  • Webinar:  Win with ADHD: The Best Life Hacks for Adults and Kids

    Webinar: Win with ADHD: The Best Life Hacks for Adults and Kids

     In this webinar, Dr. Michelle Novotni will share her best time-tested strategies and supports to improve your day-to-day life with ADHD.

  • CarePlus Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    Fair Lawn

    CarePlus Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    We are looking for professionals, youth and parents who are involved members of our youth serving communities to commit their time and talents to make our Trauma Treatment Center a great resource for kids and families.

  • Caregiver Succession Planning: How to Pass the Torch Effectively

    Parsippany

    Caregiver Succession Planning: How to Pass the Torch Effectively

    Keynote Speaker: Paul Aronso. Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families, The State of New Jersey

  • The Concert For Hope : Featuring The Straight and Narrow Choir

    Hawthorne

    The Concert For Hope : Featuring The Straight and Narrow Choir

     Join us for a fun and spectacular concert with performances by the Straight and Narrow Choir - Guest speakers stories of hope - Leaders in the field of recovery

  • A Walk to Remember: Lives Lost to Addiction

    Westwood

    A Walk to Remember: Lives Lost to Addiction

    Alumni In Recovery's Parent Program will be hosting the 1st annual A Walk to Remember, a walk dedicated to honor lives lost to the disease of addiction.

  • CBT and DBT for ADHD: How Talk Therapies Reduce ADHD Symptoms and Boost Self-Confidence

    CBT and DBT for ADHD: How Talk Therapies Reduce ADHD Symptoms and Boost Self-Confidence

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) are natural treatment approaches for adults with ADHD. Learn the similarities and differences between these two talk therapies, the structure of sessions and skills taught, and the typical time frames for seeing benefits.

  • Toddler Yoga and Story Time

    Garfield

    Toddler Yoga and Story Time

    This event is free to children receiving early intervention services and their siblings under age 5. A parent/caregiver must participate in the program with their children.