This listening panel is an OPEN community forum for: people in recovery, family members, advocates, social workers, addiction prevention & treatment experts, students, educators and criminal justice professionals. Let's talk about the current addiction epidemic, the stigma of addiction and most importantly - THE SOLUTIONS!
Events include History Club, (Autism, Asperger's & Neurotypicals Conference), Grandparents Workshop, Mental Health Workshop, and Holiday Party
This Webinar is intended to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in understanding how the shift to a fee-for-service system will impact their services. The presentation will also provide additional details regarding the new rate structure that was released on July 18, 2014.
A guest speaker will educate us that mental health disorders are real disorders and, therefore, should not cause shame or embarrassment. Learn the power that dogs have to be emotional supports. Meet a therapy dog! “Mental illness is like air: Just because you don’t see it, it doesn’t mean it isn’t there. It’s all around us.” -K. Baker
As a parent of a child with RAD (Reactive attachment disorder) ODD, ADHD and on the Asperger's spectrum, there are days ( weeks ) we are exhausted. It would be great to have a place, a group, where we can all share experiences, advice and stories; a place for us to regroup and renew our energy to head back to the daily trenches of parenting. Sometimes it is enough to know your are not alone. If you are a parent dealing with one or all of these challenges , this group is for you. Join us as we strengthen and heal our families.
Transition Matters is a training developed specifically for parents who are working with high school age students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that will require adult services upon exiting the school system.
Ocean Partnership for Children, Inc. (OPC) provides care management services to children and youth experiencing emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual, and substance use needs, and their families. As part of our contract with the New Jersey Children’s System of Care (CSOC), OPC have access to limited funds designated for one time use by community organizations to promote and develop new, additional, and/or unique resources addressing an unmet or under-served need in Ocean County.
With over 20 years experience working with children and families in the areas of crisis intervention, trauma, OCD, school issues, child and family issues, anger, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety, Asperger's, and ASD disorders.
Fitness, Integration, Training
Our Mission is to provide fire safety education to the citizens of Toms River. This objective will lead to a reduction of fires and it's devastation upon our community. Our educational goals are to provide an ongoing process whereby fire safety education will be delivered, reinforced, and sustained in schools, busness, and civic groups alike.
I grew up in the neighborhoods filmed by The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But what people don’t know is that these upscale towns are killing teenagers every year, and that heroin is as easy to find as pot.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — A trip to the emergency room can be unpleasant for anyone in pain or discomfort. But for children and adolescents with autism, the fast-paced environment and bright lighting only adds to the trauma.