Community Events and Programs

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  • FREE VIRTUAL MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

    Click below to claim our offer for FREE online classes to help keep your kids active and healthy while at home!

  • Girls Empowering Girls

    Join us for peer support, fitness, education & a positive outlet where we learn the beauty of self love and empowerment

  • Intermediate Sand Play Training Series

    Have you completed Introduction to Sand Play Therapy and want to learn more? Want feedback on clients you are using Sand Play with? Want to work towards your Certificate in Sand Play Therapy?

  • Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, Mondays by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via a Zoom

    This program is brought to you by NJ Hope and Healing- CCP program The Mental Health Association in New Jersey in collaboration with the New ea In Jersey Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, is offering a Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) through a (FEMA/SAMHSA) grant.

  • Virtual Parents Support Group

    Virtual Parents Support Group

    We are here for all of our families during this stressful time.

  • Tuesday, September 22 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Cancer Support Community

    Cancer Support Community September Calendar of Events

    Due to current restrictions, CSC programs will be held on-line via Zoom

  • Tuesday, September 22 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Toms River

    Harbor House September Evening Group Schedule

    PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND ANY GROUPS.
    WWW.OCEANSHARBORHOUSE.ORG /GROUPS

  • Tuesday, September 22 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Monmouth & Ocean County Councils for Young Children

    Self-Care Tuesdays

    We invite all those of Monmouth & Ocean Counties to join us for some free self-care activities to help during COVID19 Pandemic.

  • ABA Q & A Registration
    Tuesday, September 22 - 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.

  • Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series
    Tuesday, September 22 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    AWAKE Network and Mindful Magazine

    Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

    This free series is for all medical professionals who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, both on the front lines and in all other contexts, who are interested in mindfulness resources to help navigate these challenging times. When you register we’ll send you Access Links to attend any sessions LIVE. 

  • Tuesday, September 22 @ 12:00 PM
    NASW

    Race, Class and Gender: Intersectionality in Social Work Community Conversation

    Intersectionality is a tool for analyzing how different forms of oppression (e.g. ageism, racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, classism) interact and intersect to influence lived experiences.

  • One To World and NJTV Partner to Bring the World into Local Homes  Beginning Friday July 17 at 1pm
    Tuesday, September 22 - 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.

  • Coffee Time Chat
    Tuesday, September 22 - 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.

  • Planning for Adult Life: Virtual Learning Sessions
    Tuesday, September 22 - 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.

  • Helping Students Navigate the New School Year & Coping with Anxiety
    Tuesday, September 22 @ 04:00 PM
    CarePlus NJ Bergen Trauma Treatment Center

    Helping Students Navigate the New School Year & Coping with Anxiety

    Fusion Academy Englewood and CarePlus NJ present a virtual group for parents as we get back into school.

  • Tuesday, September 22 @ 07:30 PM
    NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking

    Child Grooming and Internet Safety: A Virtual Conversation

    A discussion about the real dangers of children being groomed online

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Thursday, September 24 @ 11:00 AM
    The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

    Athletes and Opioids: The Impact and Risks

    Knock Out Opioid Abuse, an initiative to address the opioid epidemic through community outreach, prescriber education, parent education and a statewide media campaign to increase awareness of the crisis.

  • 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.

  • Thursday, September 24 @ 01:00 PM

    CHOP and VIANJ Present: NJTACC- Building a Bridge from Pediatric to Adult Care

    Learn about Transitioning into I/DD Adult Services from presenters: Dr. Alyssa Siegel, Clinical Director, CHOP NJ Transition to Adult Coordinated Care Program, Stephanie A. Pratico, NJTACC Program Manager & Values Into Action NJ

  • 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.

  • Friday, September 25 @ 05:00 PM
    TRAC Artist Gallery
    Toms River

    Recovery Awareness Art Show

    Expression of RECOVERY through the eyes of an ARTIST

  • Saturday, September 26 @ 12:00 PM
    Bamber Lakes VFW
    Forked River

    Biker Rodeo 2020

    $20 Entry

    Food

    Live Bands

    Vendors

    Free Games

  • Sunday, September 27 @ 05:00 PM (Weekly)
    Asbury Park, NJ

    Census Family Reunion Sundays

    Complete the Census on the spot and be counted!

  • Monday, September 28 @ 01:00 PM

    COLLECTIVE VISION

    Peer led community virtual gathering for anyone impacted by cancer.

    All welcome!

  • 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 - colleen@mindfulconnect.org

  • 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 jmelendez@bianj.org. This free webinar has been made possible by funding provided by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services.

  • 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

  • Tuesday, September 29 @ 02:00 PM
    RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery

    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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, September 30 @ 07:30 PM

    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.

  • Autism Speaks Walk
    Saturday, October 3 @ 10:00 AM (Yearly)
    The Great Lawn
    Long Branch

    Autism Speaks Walk

    Start a team, join a team or come on your own. Walk and fundraise together to enhance the lives of people living with autism.

  • Monday, October 5 @ 01:00 PM

    ¬°Adelante!

    Join Latin@ advocates from across the U.S. as we discuss culturally responsive advocacy, self-care, program evaluation, and leadership. Together, we’re advancing the movement to end gender-based violence through Latin@ leadership

  • Wednesday, October 7 @ 07:00 PM
    New Jersey

    AACT-NOW Let's Talk!

    Join our FREE informal conversation discussing the importance of mental health in the Black community

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, October 21 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.