Community Events and Programs
Friday, September 18 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 09:00 AM (WeekDays)
Rinn ABA Consulting
Questions about Autism and ABA? For Parents of Children with Autism. We have the Answers.
Schedule your Personal Phone or Video Call with our Executive Director, Ira Rinn, M.A., BCBA Free Online Registration Available September 2nd -September 30th at www.RinnABAConsulting.com/ABA-AQ or Call 201-605-6727.
Friday, September 18 - Saturday, July 17 @ 01:00 PM
The Global Classroom and NJTV
The Global Classroom teaches youth in grades three through six about cultures around the world by exploring new destinations with a team of international students. These “Global Guides” share engaging stories about their childhood experiences and show that there is always more than what meets the eye when exploring a new culture.
Friday, September 18 - Friday, December 18 @ 02:00 PM
The ARC of New Jersey
The Planning for Adult Life Program is pleased to offer live virtual Making Action Plans sessions for high school students in special education. These "live" online classes will begin the week of September 14 and run through December 18.
Friday, September 18 @ 06:30 PM
Family Support Organization of Essex County
Family Support Organization of Essex County is offering virtual workshops for dads. These will run every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, from 6:30pm to 8pm using ZOOM video conferencing. Fathering in 15 is a proven and Effective Fatherhood Program created by the National Fatherhood Initiative. BECOME THE BEST DAD YOU CAN BE WITH FATHERING IN 15
Saturday, September 19 @ 10:30 AM
Rutgers Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies
Chacku Mathai has offered decades of support to communities, systems & organizations focused on supporting people with mental health and/or co-occurring substance use conditions. Features a panel with recovery and peer specialists, as well as persons with lived experience. Zoom
Monday, September 21 - Monday, September 28 @ 04:30 PM (Weekly)
6- Week Session
Support and tools for parents: co-regulation, mindfulness/SEL, educational and interpersonal neuroscience to help reduce anxiety, overwhelm and stress - and to help set and maintain a positive tone/framework in navigating the school year. Info - [email protected]
Tuesday, September 22 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
AWAKE Network and Mindful Magazine
This free series is for all medical professionals who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, both on the front lines and in all other contexts, who are interested in mindfulness resources to help navigate these challenging times. When you register we’ll send you Access Links to attend any sessions LIVE.
Tuesday, September 22 - Tuesday, September 29 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services
Coffee Time Chat is a women's support group designed to provide support with day to day issues that we experience as women.
Tuesday, September 22 @ 04:00 PM
CarePlus NJ Bergen Trauma Treatment Center
Fusion Academy Englewood and CarePlus NJ present a virtual group for parents as we get back into school.
Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
NAMI New Jersey
Wednesdays at 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.
Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
This is your chance to help create a community of youth supporting youth. Each free 30-minute session will begin with information sharing followed by small group conversations related to the topic of the week.
Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, December 16 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
Counseling Support Services, LLC
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. 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.
Thursday, September 24 - Sunday, September 27 @ 09:00 AM
NJ Department of Human Services
The distribution is part of the Murphy Administration’s continued effort to combat the opioid crisis. New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone for free without a prescription or an appointment. Each naloxone pack contains two doses. Call 844-REACHNJ for treatment connection.
Thursday, September 24 - Thursday, December 31 @ 12:45 PM (Weekly)
Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health
Using a virtual platform, first responders can participate in an interactive discussion on ways to maintain balance and structure in their lives, promote physical and mental well-being, and develop resiliency needed for personal and professional success. Register and use the keywords “Too Strong.” ?Registration is required. Space is limited.
Thursday, September 24 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
POAC Autism Services
Join POAC for a weekly session of Zumba! Let’s get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. We will meet online Thursdays at 2:30 for 45 minutes. It’s fitness fun for the whole family.
Thursday, September 24 @ 04:00 PM
Children's Specialized Hospital
In this 1 hour engaging and thought-provoking workshop, we will talk about mindfulness and gratitude and discuss breaks from social pressures. It will help us find the beneficial aspects from the pandemic, things we can take away that are positive, how to optimize time, and getting ‘back to reality’ through and after the pandemic.
Thursday, September 24 - Thursday, December 17 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
Counseling Support Services, LLC
Pandemic Parenting Strategies is a forum created for African American/Black parents to meet with a behavior/mental health practitioner to discuss the impact of COVID-19, racism and virtual learning plans. Explore practical solutions to support Black children, while preparing them for the world they will one day inherit. Most importantly we will identify resources and networks to help manage our own emotional and mental stress.
Tuesday, September 29 @ 03:30 PM
National Council for Behavioral Health
This is a free virtual learning event delivered to your desktop. Bring your thirst for learning – and a meal that matches your time zone – as we unite online to discuss all things recovery. Join us as we lead a national discussion, create connections, share best practices, and raise our voices for recovery together. All are welcome to join.
Tuesday, September 29 @ 06:30 PM
Prasada In Home
A webinar to for parents to have a frank discussion about the importance of talking to their kids with ASD about puberty, sex, and dating
Wednesday, September 30 @ 08:00 AM
Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center
Wynona's House 5th Annual Conference on Child Maltreatment creates a platform to raise awareness of the child abuse and neglect epidemic in this country. This conference will provide valuable information for medical and mental health professionals, law enforcement, social workers, educators, advocates, and child protection workers.
Wednesday, September 30 @ 06:00 PM
Sometimes you just need to speak to people who understand! This group is for any and all men to talk, laugh and learn together.
Wednesday, September 30 @ 07:30 PM
New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome
This presentation will provide an overview of the scope of youth suicide, who may be at risk and what we can all do to prevent our youth from dying by suicide. Participants will leave with a better understanding of what to look for and how to have open and honest conversations about a very important topic that impacts many.
Friday, October 16 @ 09:00 AM
Garden State Equality
This virtual workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about best practices for increasing inclusiveness within health encounters in the substance use space for LGBTQIA+ youth.
Wednesday, October 21 @ 07:30 PM
New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome
This webinar will provide an overview of Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT), a structured evidenced-based non-medical intervention for tics based on cognitive behavioral therapy which helps individuals of all ages learn tic management strategies and reduce tic symptoms. There will also be a discussion about how CBIT can be best integrated with other psychological, medical, and educational interventions.
Friday, October 23 @ 10:00 AM
Children's Specialized Hospital and Center for Discovery, Innovation and Development
Part 2 will discuss how to put the plan into action, including how to survey what is available within community as well as exploring eligibility-based supports, and get an overview of the eligibility process and the services available through the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) as well as the role of the support coordinator.
Thursday, November 12 @ 08:30 AM
The Center for Prevention and Counseling
A look into how Adverse Childhood Experiences impact behavioral health and substance use.
Friday, November 13 @ 11:00 AM
The Renfrew Center Foundation
Renfrew will bring you a virtual Conference offering up to 31 CEs/CMEs, showcasing 3 exciting Keynote presentations, 18 on-demand breakout sessions, networking activities, and many special events.