Join the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ Division on Women and the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault by wearing denim on Monday, April 28 to support Denim Day. Participating in Denim Day increases awareness about, and demonstrates support for, survivors of sexual assault.
A short performance about Equality regardless of sexuality followed by a moderated discussion about the issues the scenes present. These performances are brought to the library by the Brick Township Gay Straight Alliance (G.L.O.W.) and the Brick Township and Brick Memorial Societies of Influencers and Game Changers.
April is the National Poetry Month. The NAMI New Jersey Expressive Arts Poetry Program is hosting a Poetry Contest, and we will ask you, our readers, to vote on the top 10 poems! The winners will be announced at the end of May, Mental Health Month. The top three poems will receive cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 respectively. Deadline is April 30, 2014.
Who should attend? Parents and Caregivers of children with special needs between birth and age 14 seeking: information, resources and tools for navigating the systems that will touch the lives of children with special needs.
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention is hosting a free 14-week cycle of Strengthening Families for Ocean County parents, caregivers and their 7th and 8th graders. Participants will improve communication skills, learn effective conflict resolution techniques and learn to identify and express feelings. The program is scheduled to start Thursday, May 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in Brick, NJ. For more information or questions regarding the program, please feel free to contact Jennifer M. Marziale via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 732.942.5753.
Conference Training conducted by professionals active in the Emergency Management Field. Sessions range in length but are all equally educational. Visit over 100 Exhibits – The Exhibit Hall is open Wednesday evening 4:30 PM -7:30 PM (with complimentary refreshments) and all day Thursday 07:30 AM - 4:00 PM.Breakout Sessions start Wednesday morning, and the Keynote Session starts at 3 PM. This year's keynote speaker will be announced shortly. Breakout Sessions run throughout Friday, covering multiple topic tracks and many aspects of emergency preparedness.
A Christie Administration Mobile Cabinet Will Be On Site To Assist Local Homeowners And Businesses With Individual Recovery Needs
Join the place where parents, grandparents, loved ones and teachers can come and talk about real life issues relating to their child with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorder, and ADD/ADHD.
Home base for the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) Ocean County satellite is a bustling office in Toms River. Their focus is education and support for members of the community who enter recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse. The staff’s enthusiasm goes far in efforts to engage and assist the center’s participants who, themselves, are eager to learn and grow. “We are proud of MHANJ’s Ocean County accomplishments in offering such a variety of services for mental health consumers in their area,” stated Carolyn Beauchamp, ACSW, President and CEO of MHANJ.
Children's Partial Hospitalization Program provides intensive group therapy for children, ages 8-14, who are experiencing serious emotional, psychological, and/or behavioral difficulties at home, in school, or in the community. The program provides treatment in a daily afternoon setting, with the goal of teaching and reinforcing appropriate behavior in the child.
Fifty $1,000 OceanFirst Foundation Scholarships to 2014 high school graduates who attend high schools and live in towns in the OceanFirst market.
For over 20 years, Kidsafe has worked with local community organizations to provide quality, low-cost youth programs designed to enhance the student's self-esteem while increasing their self-discipline and knowledge of personal safety.