Professional Development Events & Workshops

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Bias, Prejudice & Stereotypes: How Do They Affect Us?

Paramus

Bias, Prejudice & Stereotypes: How Do They Affect Us?

This training is for Bergen County First Responders and Mental Health Professionals and will be held on Tuesday, September 15th in Paramus.  There are 2 trainings being offered --- 9am & 1pm.  You do not want to miss this training! 

Dear Black Male... (Behavioral Health Matters)

Dear Black Male... (Behavioral Health Matters)

This course addresses the inequities and misrepresentation of Black males in media and society today. It highlights the unique issues that Black males face and endure. Participants will explore cultural mistrust, how this influences their perceptions, and the quality of relationships.

6 CEU's

Resilience in a Post-COVID Era (Behavioral Health Matters)

Resilience in a Post-COVID Era (Behavioral Health Matters)

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of the pandemic on mental health
  • Define resilience, vulnerability and post-traumatic growth
  • Describe how the use of self and one’s own resilience can become positively contagious in the therapeutic relationship
  • Identify tools in a “resilience toolbox”

3 CEU's

Women, Trauma, and the Road to Recovery (Behavioral Health Matters)

Women, Trauma, and the Road to Recovery (Behavioral Health Matters)

This course offers an overview of DSM5 criteria for SUD through a trauma lens. Traumatic events will be limited to physical, psychological, sexual abuse and domestic violence.  Participants will explore the vicious cycle of Co-Occurring Disorders and implications for treatment including medications.

5 CEU’s

Shame: The Master Emotion (Behavioral Health Matters)

Shame: The Master Emotion (Behavioral Health Matters)

This course addresses the interplay between shame, vulnerability, pride and guilt. Participants will examine the causes and impact of shame as well as cultural implications. This course offers clinicians tools and resources to address shame in counseling.

Participants MUST attend BOTH dates, 9.20 AND 9.27 to be eligible for 6 CE's,  NO partial CE's.

Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT-NJ)

Paramus

Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT-NJ)

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative international police model that incorporates collaboration between the community’s law enforcement system and mental health system to respond to the needs of those in psychiatric crisis.

* ALL FIVE SESSIONS MUST BE ATTENDED *

Strengthening Our Schools (SOS) Conference (Crossroads4Hope)

Strengthening Our Schools (SOS) Conference (Crossroads4Hope)

Learn how to support students who are facing a cancer diagnosis either personally or through a loved one. This virtual conference will be offered at no charge.

*Please note that this conference is not provided for the general public. The session is aimed to provide suitable training for people in student or kid centered professions*

30th Annual Virtual School Health Conference

30th Annual Virtual School Health Conference

Join NJAAP at our 30th Annual School Health Conference on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.
The School Health Conference is dedicated to keeping you abreast of the latest best practices in pediatrics. In addition to the education offered in our program, the NJAAP also showcases the latest pediatric resources and innovations in the virtual exhibit hall.