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Friday, February 3, 2017

Enhancements to Therapy:

Amanda's Easel

Lotus Lounge Yoga

Meredith Avakian-Hardaway
Adjunct Professor Temple University▪ Poet

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Friday, December 2, 2016

The Monmouth County CIACC

Education Partnership

Presents

“You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me”

A Performance by Mykee Fowlin

and The Impact of Stigma in the Classroom

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September 30, 2016

“The Police Role in Crisis Response at Schools”

Including an introduction to “Monmouth County Special Needs Registry”

And “The McKinney-Vento Homeless Act

Procedures, Forms, Data Collection and Compliance”

Detective Shawn Murphy, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office

Lieutenant Segarra, Ocean Township Police Department

Q & A Panel Discussion

Lieutenant Segarra: Ocean Township Police Department

Danielle Gasperini, LCSW: Mobile Response and Stabilization

Jim Romer, Director of Crisis Services: Monmouth Medical

Richard Wesler, Regional Director            

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June 3, 2016

“Tragedy in the Media: Responding to Students Experiencing Fear and Anxiety”

Rachel Alvarez, LSW

School Social Worker

Kim Bradle, BA, RYT

Patricia Hannah, MSW, LSW

Sources of Strength

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April 8, 2016

“Maybe You Know this Kid”

Helping Educators Understand and Manage ADHD in the School Setting

Mary Fowler, Author and ADHD Coach, The Positive Difference

PD for Educators, Parents, and Community

And

Eva O’Malley

Founder and Coordinator, TRI CHADD NJ

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Friday, February 26, 2016

"Bullying: The Truth Behind the Buzz Word"

Nicki Francis, Community Health Educator,

CentraState Student Health Awareness Center

Dr. Philip Vincent, Psychiatrist, Meridian

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Friday, December 4, 2015

"Lady Parts" A Performance by The Playground Theatre Project

Followed by a presentation from GenPsych on Eating Disorders and

Catholic Charities (Jane Meyer) on Problematic Sexual Behavior.

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Friday, October 9,2015

Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Homeless Students

Presenters:

Monarch Housing Associates

Danielle Anderson-Thomas: NJ Department of Education; McKinney-Vento Homeless Youth Services

Monmouth County Social Services

Family Promise

Habcore

Covenant House

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Trends in Marijuana

Presenters:

Chad Williams, Director Safe Teens America

Dave Roden, New Hope Foundation

Barbara Cashin, High Focus Centers

Ken Pecoraro, CPC Behavioral Health

Mark Firth, NJ Children's System of Care Substance Abuse Services

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Behind Closed Doors, What's Affecting Our Students?"

PRESENTERS AND PANEL:

Heather DiBlasi, 180 Turning Lives Around

Suzanne Fico, SAC, Rumson Fair Haven High School

Nicki Francis, CentraState Student Health Awareness

Jennifer Bozarth, LCSW, CPC Behavioral Health

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Friday, February 6, 2015

"Bang Bang, You're Dead"

A Performance by The Playground Theatre Project

Followed by a discussion with George Scott of the Traumatic Loss Coalition

on school violence, trauma, youth depression and suicide.

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Friday, December 5, 2014

The NJ Children's System of Care on the Local Level and McKinney-Vento Homeless Services

PRESENTERS:

Jim Romer, Director of Crisis Services, Monmouth Medical Center: Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

Laine Happel, LPC, Director, Mental Health Association of Monmouth County Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU)

Danielle Gasperini, LCSW, Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS)

Mark Firth, Community Resource Development Manager, Monmouth Cares Monmouth County Care Management Organization (CMO)

Cinaida Anthony, Community Development Coordinator, Family Based Services Association of NJ

Monmouth County Family Support Organization (FSO)

Therese Hendrickson, Former Director School Based Health & Social Service Program

Richard Wesler, Director, McKinney-Vento Homeless Services

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Friday, October 24, 2014

PARTNERS IN PREVENTION: STEWARDS OF CHILDREN TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

PRESENTER:

Heather Church-Soto, LCSW

Director of DCP&P Services, The Community YMCA    www.njymca.org/preventnow

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Friday, May 30, 2014 9:00AM

Who to Call When a Student is in Crisis & Supporting LGBTQ Youth in the School Environment

PRESENTERS:

Jim Romer, Director of Crisis Services, Monmouth Medical Center, Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

Danielle Gasperini, LCSW, Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS)

Pamela Schott, LCSW, Mental Health Association of Monmouth County
Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU)

Abby Maisonave, President
Jersey Shore PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends & Allies United with LGBT People to Move Equality Forward!)
North Atlantic Regional Director, PFLAG National With Speaker's Bureau of Jersey Shore PFLAG

Deborah A. Lynch, MSW, LCSW, Supervisor, Children’s Outpatient Services
The Community YMCA Counseling and Social Services

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Friday, April 4, 2014  9:00AM

Building Healthy Relationships for our Children & Adolescents:Preventing Negative Outcomes

PRESENTERS:

Jessica Shields, CHES Planned Parenthood of Central and Greater Northern New Jersey
“Elementary & Beyond: Sexual Health Strategies to Use with Youth”

George Scott, EdS, LMFT  Traumatic Loss Coalition of Monmouth County
“Helping Children and Adolescents Grow Up Healthy: Your Role in the Identification of Students at Risk

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Friday, February 7, 2014 9:00AM

Journey to Independence: Success for adulthood starts in Kindergarten

PRESENTERS:

Robert Haugh, Project Coordinator  NJ Department of Education, Office of Special Education

Erin Seigh, Transition Coordinator Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

Niambi London    NJ Office of Adolescent Services

Richard Morales Wright, EOF Programs    Brookdale Community College

Lynn Miller and Nancy Tighe, Sandy Helpers Program  Mental Health Association of Monmouth County

Kathleen Space  Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Vulnerable Youth in our Communities: from Child Abuse to Gangs to Homelessness 

Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center, Prosecutor’s Office, and Department of Child Protection and Permanency  
Understanding child abuse, when to report, how to report, how investigations are handled, identifying trafficking victims, and how YOU play a key part in the process        

Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs in Monmouth County: Our Youth are at Risk

Alan Ferraro, McKinney-Vento Displaced Family Services Services for students and families facing homelessness

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Friday, October 4, 2013

The NJ Children’s System of Care and Substance Use Among Youth:

What It Looks Like Today and How To Access Services

PRESENTERS:

Elizabeth Manley, Directer NJ Children’s System of Care

Kathleen Enerlich, Executive Director, PerformCare

Mark Firth, CRRD Manager, Monmouth Cares, CMOCinaida Anthony, Community Development Coordinator, Family Based Services, FSO

Danielle Gasperini, Program Director, CPC Behavioral Healthcare, Mobile Response

Dr. Megan Maroney PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist, Monmouth Medical Center

Paul Wright, LCADC, Monmouth Medical Center

Joanne Schuh, Monmouth County Municipal Alliance Coordinator, Monmouth County Office of Mental Health & Addiction Services

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Suicide Awareness, Prevention, and Response in Children and Adolescents

PRESENTERS:

George Scott: Traumatic Loss Coalition

Jim Romer: Monmouth Medical Center,

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS), Child & Family Clinicians and EISS

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Friday, April 12, 2013

The Children’s System of Care Transition of and Resources for youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

PRESENTERS:

Elizabeth Manley: Director NJ Department of Children and Families

Laura Kay Hurley: Family Support Center of New Jersey

Mary Remhoff: Monmouth County Special Child Health Services

Ken Pecoraro: CPC Behavioral Health “Project Insight”

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Friday, February 8, 2013

Complex Trauma

PRESENTERS:

Mario Tommasi, Ph.D.,ABPP, Community Treatment Solutions

Alan Ferraro - Brick Township Public Schools, McKinney Vento  Education, Homeless Children & Youth

Pamela Schott, LCSW - NJ Hope and Healing, Director of Juvenile Justice Programs

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Friday, May 5, 2011

Multidisciplinary Approach to Solving Community-Wide Problems Affecting Children and Families

PRESENTERS:

Lt. Edwin Torres, NJ Office of the Attorney General

Monmouth University-Rebecca Stafford Student Center

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Friday, March 4, 2011

Intimidation in the Schools: Bullying, Child Abuse, Sex and Technology

PRESENTERS:

Michael DeLeon of "Steered Straight"

Pamela Schott, LCSW, Director/Coordinator of Victim-Witness Advocacy - Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office

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Friday, February 4, 2011

Become familiar with New Jersey Special Education Regulations (N.J.A.C. 6A:14)

and the Federal IDEA rules

PRESENTER:

Karen Frumen, Monmouth County Supervisor of Child Study & Monmouth County Directors