Community Events and Programs

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  • Virtual Fair Housing Workshop
    Tuesday, February 27 @ 10:00 AM
    LALDEF

    Virtual Fair Housing Workshop Virtual

    Join us to learn about fair housing laws, consumer financial protections, predatory lending and other financial frauds. (Workshop will be conducted in Spanish) This workshop is brought to you in collaboration with New Jersey Citizen Action and New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund.

  • Virtual Fair Housing Workshop (Spanish)
    Tuesday, February 27 @ 10:00 AM
    LALDEF

    Virtual Fair Housing Workshop (Spanish) Virtual

    Join us to learn about fair housing laws, consumer financial protections, predatory lending and other financial frauds. (Workshop will be conducted in Spanish) This workshop is brought to you in collaboration with New Jersey Citizen Action and New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund.

  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Suicide Prevention
    Wednesday, February 28 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Suicide Prevention Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on suicide prevention. The presenters will discuss risk factors of suicidality, how we can help to prevent teen suicide, and how to get help in a crisis. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • Volunteer Guardian Info Session
    Thursday, February 29 @ 5:00 PM
    Volunteer Guardianship One on One

    Volunteer Guardian Info Session Virtual

    Learn how you can make a difference by becoming a Volunteer Guardian. Join us for an info session that will provide an overview of what we do and how you becoming a volunteer guardian can positively impact someone's life!

  • Camden County FSO & SERV
    Thursday, February 29 @ 6:30 PM
    Camden County Family Support Organization

    Camden County FSO & SERV Virtual

    A Virtual Workshop open to all caregivers, parents, and professionals! A review of the ACES Study, Discussion of Sexual Violence and how to talk to your children about boundaries, consent, and a review of resources available on this topic.

  • Webinar: Effective Community Reintegration Post Brain Injury
    Wednesday, March 20 @ 12:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Webinar: Effective Community Reintegration Post Brain Injury Virtual

    This webinar will look at the challenges faced by individuals who have sustained a brain injury that may affect one's success in being able to integrate back into the community. We will dive into what encompasses community reintegration and its importance for individuals with brain injuries and their caregivers. Objectives of this webinar include identifying community reintegration activities, identifying challenges post brain injury that can affect one's ability to effectively reintegrate into the community, and identifying strategies for successful community integration activities. Presenter is Melissa Moyer, Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Opportunity Project.

  • Italian American Culture: Bridging Tradition and Mental Health
    Thursday, March 21 @ 6:00 PM
    DBT of South Jersey

    Italian American Culture: Bridging Tradition and Mental Health Virtual

    Join our Italian American scholar, Samantha Pinto, for a 6 week journey exploring the unique intersection of Italian American culture and mental health, with a special focus on DBT Skills. Using the frame of Italian American/Italian Diaspora Studies, each week will integrate cultural values and traditions to explore the 4 DBT skills modules of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. While the content and curriculum of this series is oriented towards Italian American culture, this series is open to anyone interested. Individuals, mental health clinicians, researchers, and students are all encouraged to join!

  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Navigating the Treatment Space
    Wednesday, March 27 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Navigating the Treatment Space Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on how to navigate conversations with kids, boundary-setting, natural consequences, and positive reinforcement. The presenters will discuss when it's time to get help, the importance of family involvement in treatment, and matching treatment type to risk level. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • Aphasia - A Loss of Language Not Intellect
    Tuesday, April 16 @ 12:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Aphasia - A Loss of Language Not Intellect Virtual

    Aphasia is a language disorder that can be caused by a brain injury such as a stroke, brain tumor, accident, or brain disease. Although it can affect one's ability to speak, read, and write, aphasia alone does not affect one's intellect. In this webinar, we will provide: An overview of aphasia; Tips for communicating with someone with aphasia; Information on programs and services offered through the Adler Aphasia Center.

  • STEMGirls Weekly Workshops
    Monday, April 22 @ 5:00 PM
    STEAMpark

    STEMGirls Weekly Workshops Virtual

    April 22-June 22
    Afterschool STEM enrichment classes for 3rd to 8th-grade girls, that teach science, financial literacy, and learning to code at all levels. With supply kits mailed to students' homes and Chromebooks to borrow if needed, this is a full-year virtual program that helps students build skills that contribute to academic success while in small group classes with teachers and friends. Small tuition fee, or free to all who income qualify.

  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Loneliness & Social Isolation: How to Foster Connection in Schools and the Community
    Wednesday, April 24 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Loneliness & Social Isolation: How to Foster Connection in Schools and the Community Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on navigating conversations around loneliness and social isolation with kids. The presenters will discuss the double edged sword of social media and how it keeps people connected but also can increase social isolation, promoting connection to the school community, and fostering belonging in the larger community. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Mental Health Awareness Month: Co-Occurring Disorders
    Wednesday, May 29 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Mental Health Awareness Month: Co-Occurring Disorders Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on Mental Health Awareness Month and co-occurring disorders. The presenters will discuss the awareness of co-occurring disorders, what they are and why they are important, and treatment options for co-occurring disorders. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Evaluation and Management
    Wednesday, June 12 @ 12:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Evaluation and Management Virtual

    Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) can be a confusing topic for both professionals and survivors. How is it diagnosed, and what can one expect in terms of recovery and treatment? In this webinar, we will xplore the somewhat complicated definition of mTBI; Better understand how diagnosis is established via assessment; and discuss course of recovery and treatment.