Community Events and Programs

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  • ABA Q & A Registration
    Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 09:00 AM (WeekDays)
    Rinn ABA Consulting

    ABA Q & A Registration

    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.

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI New Jersey

    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

    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.

  • One To World and NJTV Partner to Bring the World into Local Homes  Beginning Friday July 17 at 1pm
    Wednesday, September 23 - Saturday, July 17 @ 01:00 PM
    The Global Classroom and NJTV

    One To World and NJTV Partner to Bring the World into Local Homes Beginning Friday July 17 at 1pm

    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.

  • Planning for Adult Life: Virtual Learning Sessions
    Wednesday, September 23 - Friday, December 18 @ 02:00 PM
    The ARC of New Jersey

    Planning for Adult Life: Virtual Learning Sessions

    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.

  • Youth Chat for Ages 13 & Up
    Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, September 30 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Youth Chat for Ages 13 & Up

    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.

  • Parenting The NHA Way
    Wednesday, September 23 - Wednesday, December 16 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    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. 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.

  • Non-Partisan Voter information Program for Families
    Wednesday, September 23 @ 07:00 PM
    Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc.

    Non-Partisan Voter information Program for Families

    Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. is offering a "Voter Information for Families" webinar to answer questions regarding registration and voting procedures that are unique to this voting cycle on Wednesday, September 23, at 7 pm.

  • Free Naloxone Giveaway
    Thursday, September 24 - Sunday, September 27 @ 09:00 AM
    NJ Department of Human Services

    Free Naloxone Giveaway

    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.

  • Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ)
    Thursday, September 24 @ 10:45 AM
    Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ)

    Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ)

    Join CSPNJ for a free virtual Wellness Event for individuals in recovery. Get ready for music, talent, prizes and more!

  • Too Strong for Too Long - a Free Confidential Support Group for First Responders
    Thursday, September 24 - Thursday, December 31 @ 12:45 PM (Weekly)
    Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health

    Too Strong for Too Long - a Free Confidential Support Group for First Responders

    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.

  • POAC: Family Zumba
    Thursday, September 24 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Family Zumba

    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.

  • Mindfulmess to Mindfulness
    Thursday, September 24 @ 04:00 PM
    Children's Specialized Hospital

    Mindfulmess to Mindfulness

    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.

  • Pandemic Parenting Strategies
    Thursday, September 24 - Thursday, December 17 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Pandemic Parenting Strategies

    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.

  • Stress Relief for Pandemic Parenting
    Monday, September 28 @ 04:30 PM (Weekly)
    Mindful Connect

    Stress Relief for Pandemic Parenting

    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 29 @ 11:30 AM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Grief and Loss in the Time of Covid-19 and Beyond

    This one-hour, interactive webinar will explore grief and loss. Questions regarding the webinar can be directed to [email protected] This free webinar has been made possible by funding provided by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services.

  • Coffee Time Chat
    Tuesday, September 29 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Coffee Time Chat

    Coffee Time Chat is a women's support group designed to provide support with day to day issues that we experience as women.

  • Virtual Town Hall: Substance Use Disorder Treatment in N.J. During COVID-19 and Beyond
    Tuesday, September 29 @ 02:00 PM
    NJ Spotlight

    Virtual Town Hall: Substance Use Disorder Treatment in N.J. During COVID-19 and Beyond

    Join us for a free virtual town hall where leaders in behavioral health and addiction treatment services will discuss the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on SUD treatment and outcomes in New Jersey as well as how to best move forward post-pandemic. Moderator: Lilo Stainton, NJ Spotlight

  • 2020 Recovery Month Luncheon
    Tuesday, September 29 @ 03:30 PM
    National Council for Behavioral Health

    2020 Recovery Month Luncheon

    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.

  • Frank Speak: Puberty, Sex, Dating and Autism
    Tuesday, September 29 @ 06:30 PM
    Prasada In Home

    Frank Speak: Puberty, Sex, Dating and Autism

    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

  • Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times Virtual Parent Presentation
    Tuesday, September 29 @ 07:30 PM
    Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

    Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times Virtual Parent Presentation

    attend a virtual presentation to discuss some of the difficulties of parenting a teen in challenging times. The evening will be lead by Susan Tellone, SPTS Clinical Director, and features an interactive panel of community experts for you to learn from.

  • Wynona's House 5th Annual Conference on Child Maltreatment
    Wednesday, September 30 @ 08:00 AM
    Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center

    Wynona's House 5th Annual Conference on Child Maltreatment

    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.

  • COVID-19, Youth of Color, and Suicide Risk Indicators
    Wednesday, September 30 @ 10:00 AM
    The Mercer County Division of Mental Health, in partnership with the State Traumatic Loss Coalition and NJ Hope and Healing

    COVID-19, Youth of Color, and Suicide Risk Indicators

    This 90-minute presentation will address the impact of systemic injustices on risks factors for suicide in youth of color and will include topics such as trauma associated with structural racism, generational poverty, and disparities related to COVID-19 that youth of color have endured.

  • Do You Know the Differences among COVID-19 Tests and how Testing Has Changed?
    Wednesday, September 30 @ 01:00 PM
    NJAMHAA

    Do You Know the Differences among COVID-19 Tests and how Testing Has Changed?

    This online webinar will explain all the different types of testing available and their efficacy and how to better interpret your results along with the limitations and benefits of each test. In addition, we will discuss actual clinical case studies and the changes that have been made in laboratory testing due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

  • Men's Club
    Wednesday, September 30 @ 06:00 PM
    MFSC Middlesex

    Men's Club

    Sometimes you just need to speak to people who understand! This group is for any and all men to talk, laugh and learn together.

  • Youth Suicide: Starting the Conversation
    Wednesday, September 30 @ 07:30 PM
    New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome

    Youth Suicide: Starting the Conversation

    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.

  • The Intersection of Substance Use & LGBTQIA+ Community
    Friday, October 16 @ 09:00 AM
    Garden State Equality

    The Intersection of Substance Use & LGBTQIA+ Community

    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.

  • Virtual Tour of Raritan Valley Community College
    Friday, October 16 @ 10:00 AM
    The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

    Virtual Tour of Raritan Valley Community College

    The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC); a partnership program of The Arc of Somerset, The Arc of Hunterdon and RVCC. The Achievement Center is student centered, with a recommendation of core skills classes important to future success. 

  • Non-Medical Treatment of Tics: An overview of CBIT and the Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Clinic
    Wednesday, October 21 @ 07:30 PM
    New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome

    Non-Medical Treatment of Tics: An overview of CBIT and the Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Clinic

    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.

  • The Pursuit of Happiness: Transition Planning for a Meaningful Life A Two-Part Workshop
    Friday, October 23 @ 10:00 AM
    Children's Specialized Hospital and Center for Discovery, Innovation and Development

    The Pursuit of Happiness: Transition Planning for a Meaningful Life A Two-Part Workshop

    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.

  • Virtual College Tour: The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College
    Tuesday, November 3 @ 06:00 PM
    The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

    Virtual College Tour: The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College

    The Achievement Center is student-centered, with a recommendation of core skills classes important to future success. Students and families will have the opportunity to learn about the curriculum, support methods for each student’s needs and goals and view pictures of the campus.

  • Creating a Trauma Informed Community: Fall Conference
    Thursday, November 12 @ 08:30 AM
    The Center for Prevention and Counseling

    Creating a Trauma Informed Community: Fall Conference

    A look into how Adverse Childhood Experiences impact behavioral health and substance use.

  • Feminist Relational Perspectives & Beyond: Lessons Learned
    Friday, November 13 @ 11:00 AM
    The Renfrew Center Foundation

    Feminist Relational Perspectives & Beyond: Lessons Learned

    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.