Community Events and Programs

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  • Supported Decision Making: Part 1 (Skills to Build Independence)

    Supported Decision Making: Part 1 (Skills to Build Independence)

    An important part of becoming an independent adult is being able to make decisions. This 53-minute webinar discusses steps that will help build skills and answer questions such as: What does it mean to be a supporter? How does supported decision making differ from guardianship? When can we begin skill development? (Part 1)

  • Active Parenting Series (Meadowlands Family Success Center)

    Little Ferry

    Active Parenting Series (Meadowlands Family Success Center)

    At The Meadowlands Family Success Center, Dr. Katherine Clouser will provide resources regarding active parenting. Topics include cooperation, communication, responsibility, discipline, building courage/self-esteem, and understanding misbehavior. 

  • Love & Leadership: Guiding Your Child From the Heart

    Love & Leadership: Guiding Your Child From the Heart

    Seeing the unique challenges faced by parents and professionals working with "intense" children, we have created Love & Leadership coaching support services, which focus on empowering parents/professionals into a position of leadership centered around love for both themselves and their children. With this program, you participate in the online training/support group using the Nurtured Heart Approach®. Starting from where you are, we invite you to examine your routine patterns of self-communication and values and give you a set of precise tools, examples, and activities to develop a more nurturing, loving, and positive relationship with yourself and in turn, you learn how to use these techniques toward your family members or to the people you serve.

  • Saturday University for Youth ( William Paterson University)

    Wayne

    Saturday University for Youth ( William Paterson University)

    Youth Courses for Oct & Nov 2019  High School Academies. High School Programs. Middle School Programs.

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and all other Adults raising Youth!

    Fair Lawn

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and all other Adults raising Youth!

    Successful Families Mentoring Programs match volunteers with families to help them make progress towards their goals. Join us to hear who we are and how we can help you.
  • 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!

  • Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Program (WISE)

    Garfield

    Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Program (WISE)

    Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Program (WISE) Come join us for an interactive health and wellness program! The Partnership for Senior Health and Wellness


  • Paramus

    "Ask the Professional" ... about Transitioning to Adult Services

    In this workshop, participants will learn how to apply for and maximize a range of government benefits as their adult child transitions from an educational entitlement to adult services. Ms. Fischer will discuss SSI, SSDI, and Medicaid; Guardianship; Waiting lists; and DDD services.

  • Strategies for Overcoming Your Student's Toughest Daily Challenges

    Strategies for Overcoming Your Student's Toughest Daily Challenges

    Now is the perfect time to regroup and make necessary changes that will ensure a more successful second half of the school year. Learn strategies for better mornings and bedtimes, managing screen time, avoiding homework hassles, and more.

  • The Suicide Ripple Effect: A Film and Movement for Hope and Healing

    Ramsey

    The Suicide Ripple Effect: A Film and Movement for Hope and Healing

    “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive.

  • Effective Early Education for Young Children with Autism

    Fair Lawn

    Effective Early Education for Young Children with Autism

    Parents, preschool and day care staff, and early intervention therapists have a valuable opportunity to significantly impact young children with autism. Certain prerequisite skills must be developed and specific teaching strategies applied in order to maximize this crucial time in their development. Before too much time is spent on typical pre-academic skills, learn about specific ways to improve the priority areas of social interaction, communication and behavior. Registration is required by phone: 201-796-6209 x102 or email: [email protected]
  • My Child is Now a Young Adult...What's Next??

    Fair Lawn

    My Child is Now a Young Adult...What's Next??

    Navigating the transition to the "adult world" can be an exciting time if the individual needing services and support is aware of ALL of the possibilities that are out there to help!
  • Mental Health First Aid Training (December)

    Hackensack

    Mental Health First Aid Training (December)

    Bergen County is providing a unique opportunity for you to participate in Mental Health First Aid training at NO COST.

  • Nurtured Heart Approach® 3 Hour Introduction

    Fair Lawn

    Nurtured Heart Approach® 3 Hour Introduction

    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. It has become a powerful way of awakening the inherent greatness in all children while facilitating parenting and classroom success. The essence of NHA is a set of core methodologies originally developed for working with the most difficult children. It has a proven impact on every child, including those who are challenged behaviorally, socially and academically.

  • How Mindfulness Helps You Feel Less Overwhelmed and Be More Productive

    How Mindfulness Helps You Feel Less Overwhelmed and Be More Productive

    People with ADHD often struggle with anxiety, either as a co-occurring or a secondary disorder. This anxiety drains your energy and makes managing your ADHD even more difficult. Mindfulness offers an effective way of dialing down anxiety and worry related to ADHD.

  • Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    Fair Lawn

    Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    We are looking for youth, professionals 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. Come to our third meeting where you will hear about our center and have an opportunity to present your opinions, concerns and ideas for improving our trauma and loss services (dinner provided).

  • Autism New Jersey Transition Conference

    Newark

    Autism New Jersey Transition Conference

    Autism New Jersey is proud to offer a conference tailored specifically to the concerns of families with children from 14 years old and up.

  • Ride and Stride for Autism

    Lincroft

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.