Community Events and Programs
Saturday, May 15 - Wednesday, June 30 @ 09:00 AM
Villanova Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Parents/caregivers of these adolescents facilitate seeking services for adolescents and understand them in ways that healthcare providers do not. Researchers at Villanova University want to hear your experiences, positive and negative, seeking mental health treatment for your adolescent during and after a suicide crisis.
Sunday, May 16 - Sunday, November 14 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
Institute for Practical Life
Creative Healing is a therapeutic modality that combines powerful counseling techniques along with art-making to help improve emotional, mental health, promoting self-regulation. This group is for adults 18 years old + meets Sundays from 10:30 am to 11:25 am.
Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, December 28 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
The Mourning Meeting is a podcast dedicated to young adults. Interviews include information about grieving at college, pandemic grief, advanced directives for young adults, suicide loss, and much more.
Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, June 29 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
Family Enrichment Committee Abilities of Northwest Jersey Inc.
- 5/11-An Overview of the Abilities Day Habilitation Programs
- 5/18-Heigh ho, heigh ho, it's off to work we go!
- 6/1-Let's get Person Centered
- 6/8-Supports Brokerage Services
- 6/15- Housing Opportunities
- 6/22-Getting a guardian
- 6/29-Financial Planning
Tuesday, May 18 - Tuesday, January 25 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)
Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic
This free support group is for parents who are now on the clock 24/7 because of COVID-19! Conversations are led by you! MUCCTC is a free online counseling service staffed by supervised Monmouth University clinical social work graduate interns!
Wednesday, May 19 @ 04:00 PM
Circle of Care
MAY is Mental Health awareness month, and in Honor of MHA, COC is hosting a few great events. Flip the Script is a series of motivational, uplifting, and family oriented events. That allows children to not only create but to engage with one another and their families all together. Please join us on May 19th @ 4pm, as we channel our inner Picasso!
Wednesday, May 19 @ 05:00 PM
Hosted by DCF's Youth Council, this free 2-hour event will feature a financial literacy course and a youth forum with Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer.
Wednesday, May 19 @ 06:00 PM
A webinar for students who are seeking help with prepping for finals and will go over many things such as how to study, gathering materials to study from, and more. This event will be hosted in Spanish. No RSVP needed, feel free to reach out with any questions about our initiatives or our webinar at [email protected]
Thursday, May 20 @ 11:00 AM
The Career Connection Employment Resource Institute
Join Disability Rights New Jersey for a virtual presentation about New Jersey’s designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities
Monday, May 24 @ 08:00 AM
Community Foodbank of NJ
The Food Service Training Academy (FSTA) is a 14-week job-skills program at the Community FoodBank of NJ located in Hillside, NJ. Graduates leave with over 500 hours of kitchen experience and a ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification.
Monday, May 24 @ 06:00 PM
The Wall Alliance
The presenter for this free Zoom is Tim Schoemaker, MS. For more information, contact the Wall Alliance at 732-520-4792, or email [email protected]
Wednesday, May 26 @ 07:30 PM
In this webinar we will take a deeper dive into how nature supports children's mental wellbeing including strengthened self-esteem and confidence, enhanced positive emotion and reduced negative emotion, stress reduction, restoration, social benefits, and resilience. We will share tips for getting the most out of nature activities to promote children's mental health.
Thursday, June 3 @ 11:45 AM
The Renfrew Center Foundation
Feasting, Fasting and Feelings; Oy Vey! A Transdiagnostic Approach to Treating Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community
This 2 CE seminar will explore the impact of eating disorders in the Jewish community and provide evidence-based tools and creative strategies for clinicians to utilize in their practice.
Thursday, June 3 @ 12:00 PM
Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
Join the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey on Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 12 PM to 1 PM for "Implications and Treatment of the Long-term Neurological and Cognitive Effects of COVID-19." A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for one Professional Development Hour. For more information contact [email protected]
Monday, June 14 @ 12:00 PM
This 4-hour certification course is designed to promote rapid uptake of digital peer support and is designed specifically to address the needs of the current COVID-19 crisis. A knowledge test is presented at the end of the educational section that requires 80% correct answers to achieve the Digital Peer Support Certification.
Friday, June 18 @ 08:45 AM
The Renfrew Center Foundation
All mental health conditions should be approached with the utmost care in considering the basic ethical practices common to each clinical discipline--confidentiality and informed consent, operating within one's scope of competency and ensuring practices that do not cause harm to our clients. However, the numerous ethical issues facing eating disorders practitioners may differ significantly from those ethics conundrums that arise in work with a general client base.
Saturday, June 19 @ 09:00 AM
C.A.S.T for Kids, Lew's and Flambeau Outdoors
Join C.A.S.T. for Kids for a free fishing event for kids with special needs. A joyful day of fishing brings kids with special needs, their families, and community volunteers together for an explosion of fun!
Saturday June 19th, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.