Community Events and Programs

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  • 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.

  • STEMgirls
    Thursday, January 27 - Saturday, March 26 @ 09:00 AM
    STEAMpark

    STEMgirls

    Online weekly workshops for girls by STEAMpark.  Free to those who qualify

  • Bergen County Support Coordination Agency - Virtual Roundtable (CAPE Resource Center)
    Thursday, January 27 @ 06:00 PM
    CAPE Resource Center

    Bergen County Support Coordination Agency - Virtual Roundtable (CAPE Resource Center)

    This event is targeted to families of young adults with disabilities who will graduate in June of 2022 and to those graduating in June 2023 and beyond. It is an opportunity for families to get to know different support coordination agencies and their staff.

  • Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) (RCA Academy)
    Thursday, January 27 @ 06:00 PM
    RCA Academy

    Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) (RCA Academy)

    Medication-assisted therapy (MAT): is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. This training will discuss how MAT is used, and MAT is used for.

  • Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (Diabetes Foundation)
    Thursday, January 27 @ 06:30 PM

    Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (Diabetes Foundation)

    The Diabetes Foundation invites you and your family to join our Diabetes Self Management Education and Support team for a FREE 4-week virtual workshop! Led by a Certified Diabetes Educator you will learn how to manage your diabetes, share your challenges, and obtain the resources you need to focus on your future.

  • Give Kids a Smile Month - Free Dental Services
    Tuesday, February 1
    Various Locations
    Various Locations

    Give Kids a Smile Month - Free Dental Services

    February is Children’s Dental Health awareness month and the 20th anniversary of the “Give Kids A Smile!” program. The following dental offices in Bergen County will be providing free dental services during the month of February to underserved children ages 13 and younger who need dental care. No insurance coverage is required.

  • Education and Health Care Rights in the Child Protection System
    Wednesday, February 2 - Monday, May 2 @ 12:00 PM (Monthly)
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Education and Health Care Rights in the Child Protection System

    Is a child with a disability who you care about involved in the Child Protection system? Are you concerned about educational rights for a child with a disability who is engaged in the Child Protection System? Join a WORKSHOP to learn about the Child Protection System, parent rights related to special education and health care resources! After the workshop, families will be invited to schedule an individual 30 minute appointment to review their child's IEP and/or health-related issues or concerns.

  • Comfortably Uncomfortable: Continuing the Conversation
    Friday, February 4 @ 12:00 PM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Comfortably Uncomfortable: Continuing the Conversation

    Our discussions on diversity, equality and inclusion in the treatment of eating disorders, which has occurred as a part of the last few Renfrew Center Foundation Conferences, were so inspiring and motivating that we've made a decision to continue them throughout the year. As a result, we are inviting you to join us in our efforts to continue the conversation and examine together the forementioned topics, as well as the racial disparity experienced by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) and others who have been marginalized and continue to experience racial disparity. In this lively networking event, participants will discuss a variety of topics affecting BIPOC individuals, with the intension that providers of care will be able to move from cultural competency to cultural humility.

  • Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities (CAPE Resource Center)
    Tuesday, February 8 @ 07:30 PM
    CAPE Resource Center

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students Under Age 21 with Disabilities (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.

  • Bergen's Promise Virtual Career Fair!
    Thursday, February 10 @ 10:00 AM
    Bergen's Promise

    Bergen's Promise Virtual Career Fair!

    Join Bergen's Promise on February 10th from 10am-2pm for our Virtual Career Fair! We are hiring for the following positions: 

  • Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities (CAPE Resource Center)
    Thursday, February 10 @ 07:30 PM
    CAPE Resource Center

    Let's Talk - Parent-to-Parent Exchange for Parents of Adult Children Age 21 and Over with Disabilities (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.

  • Education and Health Care Rights in the Juvenile Justice System
    Tuesday, February 22 - Friday, April 22 @ 11:00 AM (Monthly)
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Education and Health Care Rights in the Juvenile Justice System

    Join a WORKSHOP to learn about the Juvenile Justice System, rights related to special education and discipline, and health care resources! After the workshop, families will be invited to schedule an individual 30-minute appointment to review their child's IEP and/or health-related issues or concerns

  • Eating Disorders and College Students: Best Practices to Support Complex Students and Navigate On-Campus Treatment Challenges
    Friday, February 25 @ 11:45 AM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Eating Disorders and College Students: Best Practices to Support Complex Students and Navigate On-Campus Treatment Challenges

    Note: This training is open to college/university professionals only. Anxiety, depression and related mental health concerns are prevalent on college campuses – students often struggle with eating disorders in tandem, yet perceived stigma, shame and "normalized" campus culture result in underreporting of behaviors among students.

  • 2022 Jr. NAD National Virtual Conference
    Tuesday, March 15 @ 09:00 AM
    National Association of the Deaf

    2022 Jr. NAD National Virtual Conference

    The California School for the Deaf Riverside Jr. NAD Chapter invites you to join us for the 2022 Jr. NAD National Virtual Conference. The conference will include workshops and exciting guest presenters to help participants engage, connect, and learn more about their roles as student leaders and advisors.

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 4, 2022

  • Eat, Escape, Regret, Repeat. Concrete Mindfulness Interventions for Binge Eating Disorder
    Friday, April 29 @ 08:45 AM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Eat, Escape, Regret, Repeat. Concrete Mindfulness Interventions for Binge Eating Disorder

    Mindfulness, also known as present-focused awareness, is the practice of anchoring into the present moment and observing one's inner and outer world without judgment. Following a brief overview of the true goals of mindfulness and a review of the DSM-V criteria for Binge Eating Disorder (BED), this virtual 2 CE presentation will provide clarity as to how mindfulness practice can be used as a powerful tool in the treatment of BED.

  • 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!