Community Events and Programs

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  • 2022 CSOC Summer Camp Services - Updated Advance Information

    2022 CSOC Summer Camp Services - Updated Advance Information

    For 2022 (this may change in the future, but for this year) – the CSOC Summer Camp Services application season will run from March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.  Everything will go live on or around March 1 at www.performcarenj.org/SummerCamp.

  • Mass Violence/Gun Violence & Trauma Resources

    Mass Violence/Gun Violence & Trauma Resources

    This page contains resources for coping with trauma and how to deal with mass violence. 

  • Regulation of School Anxiety: Making Your Return to School a Success (Webinar Recording)

    Regulation of School Anxiety: Making Your Return to School a Success (Webinar Recording)

    As the community heads into a new school year, faced with challenges due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, this school anxiety workshop was offered to the community as a way to bring information, better understanding and resources related to school based anxiety.

  • Mindful Meditation Series 2022 (The Elixir Fund)
    Saturday, May 28 @ 12:00 PM

    Mindful Meditation Series 2022 (The Elixir Fund)

    Join Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and The Elixir Fund for a free guided meditation series. Meditation sessions will be hosted monthly on Tuesdays for 30 minutes via Zoom to help you relax, recharge and practice self-care. You can sign-up for one or all of the sessions in this series! All sessions will run from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Strengthening Families Program - English and Spanish (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)
    Saturday, May 28 @ 06:00 PM
    Thomas Jefferson Middle School
    Lodi

    Strengthening Families Program - English and Spanish (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)

    We are strong families who care about each other and have fun together!!

  • In the Wake of Tragedy: Talking to Kids About Gun Violence (NASW-NJ)
    Wednesday, June 1 @ 12:00 PM
    National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter

    In the Wake of Tragedy: Talking to Kids About Gun Violence (NASW-NJ)

    Nancy Kislin, LCSW, author of the book "Lockdown: Talking to Your Kids About School Violence," joins us for this Community Conversation to help you prepare to have conversations about gun violence with your children.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic (Ridgewood Department of Health)
    Wednesday, June 1 @ 02:00 PM
    Annie Zusy Youth Center
    Ridgewood

    COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic (Ridgewood Department of Health)

    The Ridgewood Health Department will be hosting a Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic on Wednesday, June 1 from 2 to 3 PM at Village Hall (131 North Maple Ave, Ridgewood). Ridgewood residents, school employees, and Village employees may register. 

  • Attentional and Neuropsychological Difficulties Experienced with Epilepsy
    Wednesday, June 1 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Attentional and Neuropsychological Difficulties Experienced with Epilepsy

    This webinar will focus on a review of the common cognitive and attentional difficulties faced by individuals with epilepsy. Information will be provided about how epilepsy can impact the brain and behavior. Additional focus will be given to a review of the role of neuropsychological assessment in guiding academic and behavioral treatments.

  • What You Need to Know About The SSI Application Process (CAPE Resource Center)
    Wednesday, June 8 @ 07:00 PM
    CAPE Resource Center

    What You Need to Know About The SSI Application Process (CAPE Resource Center)

    Tracey Cahn, Esq. and Risa Rohrberger, Esq. will address how to avoid the potholes on the road to getting SSI.

    They will address:

    • What do I need to do before applying for SSI benefits for my child?
    • Besides SSI, is there any other Social Security program I should be applying for?
    • What forms will Social Security ask us to complete and how should we complete them?
  • Get Connected: Linking Older Adults with Resources on Medication, Alcohol, add Mental Health (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)
    Thursday, June 9 @ 10:00 AM
    The Fiesta
    Wood-Ridge

    Get Connected: Linking Older Adults with Resources on Medication, Alcohol, add Mental Health (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources/CAFS)

    Join us for breakfast and to hear from experts in older adults, mental health, and addiction.
    Breakfast and Continuing Education Credits provided. Space is limited. All participants will receive the Get Connected Toolkit which provides the materials necessary for training staff who work with older adults, as well as, materials to educate older adults.

  • Parenting The NHA Way
    Thursday, June 9 - Friday, December 9 @ 06:00 PM (Monthly)
    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.

  • Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - June (CAPE Resource Center)
    Thursday, June 9 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - June (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle.  Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Faciilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • Is Bankruptcy Right for Me?
    Monday, June 13 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Is Bankruptcy Right for Me?

    Can anyone file? What if I filed before? How do I start? Is there more than one type of bankruptcy? What can bankruptcy do? Will filing hurt my credit score? Will all of my debts be discharged? Are there any alternatives? If you have these questions, join Robert J. Cooper, Bankruptcy Law Coordinator from South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. for this webinar. 2 times are available! 10am-11am https://bit.ly/3lfAbw9 or 6:30pm-7:30pm https://bit.ly/39RVQrF

  • Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - June (CAPE Resource Center)
    Tuesday, June 14 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - June (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle. Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Facilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • The Relationship Between Personal Stress and Community Resilience (PACEs Connection)
    Monday, June 20
    PACEs Connection

    The Relationship Between Personal Stress and Community Resilience (PACEs Connection)

    In this free workshop, we will talk the relationship between personal stress and community resilience, how personal stress carries over to those we work with, and those we serve. 

  • Camp Braveheart Summer Camp (H2H)
    Monday, June 20 @ 09:00 AM
    Heart to Heart and Associates LLC
    Rochelle Park

    Camp Braveheart Summer Camp (H2H)

    Inclusion Summer Camp for Special Needs Children!

    Ages: 3-12

    Campers participate in: yoga, art, music, cooking, social skills groups, and outdoor play.

  • Trauma-Informed Schools Leadership Institute (PACEs Connection)
    Tuesday, June 21 @ 09:00 AM
    PACEs Connection

    Trauma-Informed Schools Leadership Institute (PACEs Connection)

    This institute is specifically tailored for school leaders and leadership teams who want to understand the HOW of trauma-informed schools. Participants will leave with a clear action plan to get started!

  • Autism in Black Conference: 2022 Theme - Culturally Responsive Parenting & Advocacy
    Friday, June 24 - Sunday, June 26 @ 08:30 AM
    Autism in Black

    Autism in Black Conference: 2022 Theme - Culturally Responsive Parenting & Advocacy

    Join us for 2 full days of powerful discussions about Autism and the Black community. We want to empower all attendees by providing them with the resources to help better serve our families and our community. Fee.

  • Importance of Neurodiversity and Self Advocacy (PEPSA)
    Thursday, July 7 @ 12:00 PM
    Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism

    Importance of Neurodiversity and Self Advocacy (PEPSA)

    This session aims to bust advocacy myths, encourage self-advocacy, teach self-advocacy skills and strategies, and also inform communities about larger goals and issues being tackled that self-advocacy skills could be valuably applied to.

  • Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)
    Tuesday, July 12 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle. Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Facilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)
    Thursday, July 14 @ 07:30 PM (Monthly)
    Bergen County Special Services CAPE Resource Center

    Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities - July (CAPE Resource Center)

    Let's welcome in the New Year with our new Facilitator, Lauren Lavelle.  Lauren is a parent coach and special education teacher.

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meeting Faciilitator Lauren Lavelle, a parent coach and a professional in the field of disabilities, will moderate these timely and informative meetings.

  • Free Virtual Grant Writing Seminars
    Thursday, July 21 @ 10:00 AM
    NJ Office of the Attorney General, Juvenile Justice Commission, & Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Committee

    Free Virtual Grant Writing Seminars

    Help for community based and grassroots organizations and individuals become more successful in competing for and securing funding for their youth justice-related programs, the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) is hosting two free Grant Writing 101 Seminars via Microsoft Teams.

  • Free Virtual Grant Writing (2)
    Wednesday, July 27 @ 05:30 PM
    NJ Office of the Attorney General, Juvenile Justice Commission, & Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Committee

    Free Virtual Grant Writing (2)

    Help for community based and grassroots organizations and individuals become more successful in competing for and securing funding for their youth justice-related programs, the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) is hosting two free Grant Writing 101 Seminars via Microsoft Teams.

  • 2022 NJ Youth Transition Conference: Navigating the Future
    Monday, October 3 @ 09:00 AM
    NJ Youth Transition Conference

    2022 NJ Youth Transition Conference: Navigating the Future

    The NJ YTC is created for youth & young adults who experience an intellectual and/or developmental disability, their caregivers and the professionals who serve them. 

    Workshops:

    • Self-Directed Services for Ages 21+
    • 10 Things You Need to Know About CMO
    • Top Tips from DDD