Professional Development Events & Workshops

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Various locations

Family Support Center of NJ Training Schedule

The Family Support Center of NJ training department conducts interactive sessions intended to assist families of children with developmental disabilities targeting different age ranges in order to address unique needs. For professionals, trainings are provided across various disability specific areas of interest, including; education, employment and other professional development areas. Within each of the training sessions, attendees are exposed to appropriate advocacy strategies and are encouraged to develop a person centered approach towards planning and services.

Various locations

POAC Autism Services Trainings

POAC offers a multitude of training opportunities throughout the state of New Jersey.  Our workshops are available in full day sessions, half day sessions, evening sessions, and can be packaged as a full series.  They are run in locations throughout the state during the week and on weekends in an effort to meet the varied scheduling requirements of anyone involved with teaching and caring for those with autism.  All workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities across varied environments.     

Toms River

Ocean County College: Addiction Counseling Classes – Weekend College (Saturday)

Do you consider yourself too busy to get your college degree? Think again! With Ocean County College's new Weekend College you can earn an associate degree in Business Administration in just 16 months by taking classes on the weekend! Students requiring developmental coursework or transferring credit receive customized advising.

Weekend classes are offered in other subjects as well. Addictions Counseling is now being offered this Fall semester on Saturday mornings!



Drexel University’s Master’s and Graduate Certificate programs in Applied Behavior Analysis prepare you to better meet the needs of the growing population of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

These evidence-based programs are designed for working professionals, including special education teachers, school psychologists, and social workers. 

SOAR Online - Human Trafficking Training

SOAR Online is designed to educate health care providers, social workers, public health professionals, and behavioral health professionals on how to identify, treat, and respond appropriately to individuals who are at risk or who have been trafficked.

New Brunswick

Leadership, Management & Communications Courses

Upcoming Course Offerings:

  • Writing Skills for Utility and Operations Personnel August 15, 2018
  • An Introduction to RFP's - The Do's and Don'ts August 29, 2018
  • The Ethical Organization August 29, 2018

See the link for more courses.


Cultural Competency for Service Providers

Developing cultural competence can be a complex process requiring ongoing self-assessment and the continuous expansion of cultural knowledge.

Cinical Supervision Group


Cinical Supervision Group

Join with other clinicians to discuss cases, receive insight and feedback into your most challenging cases. Ideal for any clinician wanting more supervision, whether working in an agency, private practice or IIC setting.



This 20-hour course features a comprehensive presentation of the concepts and techniques of Structural Family Therapy through an in depth analysis of video recordings of Dr. Salvador Minuchin and other senior structural family therapists, discussions of cases presented by the participants and role plays of the application of theory to practice. 

West Long Branch

Monmouth University's Suicide Prevention Conference

Monmouth University's Suicide Prevention Research and Training Project (SRF) is pleased to announce upcoming programs in September. Events will be held at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ (details to follow).

New Brunswick

Intimate Partner Violence Advocate Certification Series

The Intimate Partner Violence Advocate (IPVA) Certification Program is a unique educational opportunity to increase your knowledge and to enhance your intervention skills with victims of all ages. IPVA consists of five workshops. Objectives for each class are outlined in this.