January 2008

January 87:00 pm – 9:00 pm Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
January 10Cancelled – Morris/Warren County Family Support Group, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown Click here for details
January 157:00 pm – 8:30 pm Monmouth/Ocean County Family Support Group, Wellness Center, Jersey Shore University Hospital, Neptune Room: Classroom 2 Click here for details
January 167:30 – 8:30 pm – NJCTS Wednesday Webinar:  “A Nurse Talks About Tourette Syndrome”. Presenter:  Susan Wightman-Hentz, RN, MSN, CPNP – CHOP. Please emailkteabo@tsanj.org to register.
January 177:00 – 9:00 pm – Mercer County Family Support Group. RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, Mercerville.  Click here for details
January 21

Faculty Inservice, Millstone Twp Middle School, Perrineville. Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D, Rutgers University – GSAPP

January 28Somerset/Hunterdon Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville. Join us for a showing of the HBO special “I Have Tourette’s but Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me” followed by discussion.  Click here for details
January 29Faculty Inservice, Warren Township School District, Warren Presenter: Joseph Conerty, Rutgers University – GSAPP

February 2008

February 47:30 – 9:00 pm Burlington/Camden County Family Support Group.  West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees.  Jennifer Berenguer, LDTC will present an informative workshop “CST Evaluations – When Should a Parent Get a Second Opinion”  Click here for details
February 6Faculty Inservice, First United Methodist Church Pre School Program  Presenter: Martha Butterfield – NJCTS
February 6

5:30 to 7:30pm Workshop for Educators – Understanding Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders

Learning Resource Center – Central, Dayton. Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP

The workshop will offer strategies that will enable educators to create a learning environment that supports the social/emotional and intellectual development of all students. Disorders such as ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as anxiety, depression, auditory processing and other learning disabilities will also be addressed along with classroom interventions.  

There is no charge to attend, light refreshments will be served, two Professional Development Credits will be offered at the completion of the workshop.

Registration required, at 908-575-7350 or  mbutterfield@tsanj.org.

For directionshttp://www.nj.gov/education/lrc/dir2LRCC.htm  

February 7Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona.  Click here for details
February 77:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville   Room:  Auditorium Click here for details
February 89:00am – 12:00pm    Educators Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders;  Passaic County Community College, Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. Rutgers University – GSAPP  Cost $35.00 Wayne Campus, Register with Passaic County Community College 973-684-6126
February 116:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Educators Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS.  Register with Mercer County Community College $35.00 Course #71660 Ph: 609-570-3311
February 11

Faculty Inservice, Harrington Middle School, Mount Laurel   Presenter: Roberta Israelsky M.A., CCC  SLP – NJCTS

Register at 609-570-3311 Course #XCP-262-071662 $35.00

February 12Faculty Inservice Our Lady of Mt Carmel School, Berlin. Presenter: Gail Walker – NJCTS
February 13Cancelled – Bergen/Passaic County Family Support Group.  Valley Hospital, Ridgewood  Click here for details
February 15

Faculty Inservice, Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School, Egg Harbor Twp Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS

February 196:30 – 8:00pm   Board of Directors Meeting, Somerville
February 217:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Cumberland County Family Support Group.  South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland. Click here for details
February 225:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Q & A and light refreshments will follow.  Presentation: State of the Art Treatments for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Conditions. Dr. King, Medical Director, Yale University Child Study Center TS/OCD Clinic.  You must register by calling 732-445-1145.
February 25

Peer & Faculty Inservice, Riverview Elementary School, Denville. Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW – NJCTS

March 2008

March 6Kean University, Special Education Program – Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders, Guest Lecturer: Ann Deutsch, MSN – NJCTS.
March 116:00 pm – 9:00 pm Educators Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders, County College of Morris, Randolph.  Presenter:  Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW – NJCTSRegister with County College of Morris 973-328-5070 or www.ccm.edu/ccp/conted  $38.00 Course #28370
March 11Cancelled – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
March 13

5:30 to 7:30pm Workshop for Educators – Understanding Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders

Learning Resource Center – South, Sewell Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS

The workshop will offer strategies that will enable educators to create a learning environment that supports the social/emotional and intellectual development of all students. Disorders such as ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as anxiety, depression, auditory processing and other learning disabilities will also be addressed along with classroom interventions.  

There is no charge to attend, light refreshments will be served, two Professional Development Credits will be offered at the completion of the workshop.

Registration required, at 908-575-7350 or  mbutterfield@tsanj.org
For directions http://nj.gov/education/lrc/  

March 137:00 pm – 9:00 pm     Mercer County Family Support Group. RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness – Room A, Mercerville Click here for details.
March 13Cancelled – Morris/Warren County Family Support Group. Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown. Click here for details
March 1510:00 am – 1:00 pm   Educators Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders, Bergen Community College. Course # SD 759 Cost $45.00. Register atwww.bergen.edu/continuinged or call 201-447-7488. Presenter: Ann Deutsch, RN, MSN, CPNP
March 15NJ State School Nurses Association Annual Convention, Eatontown – TSANJ exhibiting.
March 18Faculty Inservice Zane North Elementary School, Collingswood.  Presenter: Gail Walker – NJCTS
March 187:00 pm – 8:30 pm Monmouth/Ocean County Family Support Group, Wellness Center, Jersey Shore University Hospital, Neptune Room: Classroom 2 Click here for details
March 194:00 pm – 7:00 pm   03/19/08 4:00pm to 7:00pm Educators Workshop Tourette Syndrome (TS), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Learning Disabilities (LD) and Related Disorders: Grades K-12, Ocean County College, Toms River. Register online at www.ocean.edu Course # SRED 107-01 Cost $49.00, Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
March 247:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville  Room: C&D Click here for details
March 259:30 am – 12:00 Noon  TS lecture Rutgers University GSAPP Child Psychopathology course
March 266:30 pmNJCTS Wednesday Webinar “Genetics Research and Tourette Syndrome” Presenter: Jay Tischfield, Ph.D. Click here to register
March 28Faculty Inservice, High Point School of Bergen County, Lodi Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy.D., Rutgers University – GSAPP
March 28Deadline for TSANJ Children’s Scholarship applications
March 28Deadline for 2008 TSANJ Educator of the Year nominations

April 2008

April 1April 1   5:30 to 7:30pm LRC – North Satellite, 322 American Road, Morris Plains  “Tourette Syndrome and The Importance of Social Skills”  Presenter Dr. Robert Zambrano, Staff Therapist at Rutgers Psychological Clinic, Piscataway. This workshop is designed for those who have a basic understanding of TS and its associated disorders. Participants will develop strategies regarding students with neurological spectrum disorders from the perspective of social skills. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required at 908-575-7350 ormbutterfield@tsanj.orgClick here for registration, general information and directions
April 37:00pm Abilities Fair-Mayor’s Special Needs Council – Manalapan Englishtown Middle School, Manalapan TSA Exhibiting
April 3Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group.  Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona  Click here for details
April 410:00 am – 1:00 pm   Educators Workshop on TS and Associated Disorders, Warren County Community College, Washington. Presenter: Julie Swenson MEd. – NJCTS. Register at 908-689-7613 Course # EDU682A2 $30.00
April 47:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville   Room:  Auditorium Click here for details
April 77:30 pm – 9:00 pm   Burlington/Camden County Family Support Group. West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees, John Young Room. Pediatric Neurologist Chet Minarcik will speak about “The TS and OCD Conundrum – sorting them out”Dr Minarcik will address the features that differentiate tics and behaviors, OCD, OCPD, rigidity and related issues. Join us for good information and lively conversation. Click here for details.
April 9Cancelled – Bergen/Passaic County Family Support Group.  Valley Hospital, Ridgewood. Click here for details
April 10

8:30 am – 2:30 pm     Educators Workshop – Middlesex Community College
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, PsyD., Rutgers University – GSAPP

Part #1:  Tourette Syndrome: Recognizing the Importance of Social Skills on School and Family

Part #2:  Developing Social Competencies within the School Setting

 $35.00 Register at Middlesex County Collegewww.middlesexcc.edu/schoolrelations or click this link for the registration form & flyer

April 177:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Cumberland County Family Support Group.  South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland  Click here for details
April 188:30 am – 12:00 pm   Educators Workshop – Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch. Presenter: Janine Howley MA – NJCTS. Registration fee $49.00 includes breakfast. Call 908-218-8871 to register or register online at www.raritanval.edu/cce.
April 237:30 pm   NJCTS Wednesday Webinar “After the diagnosis and beyond the tics: Tourette Syndrome in Childhood and Adolescence”.  Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics – CHOP Click here to register
April 25

Faculty Inservice, Newark Public Schools – Presenter: Sue Conners, TSA

April 306:30 – 8:00pm   Board of Directors Meeting, Somerville

May 2008

May 2Cancelled – “Educators Workshop – Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, Piscataway Campus. Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D, Rutgers University, GSAPP. Course# 5212 Register with Rutgers School of Social work Ph: 732-445-3178 x 100 or onlinehttp://socialwork.rutgers.edu/conted.php $60.00
May 5National Association of Social Workers Annual Convention, Atlantic City – Exhibit
May 5Faculty Inservice, Meadowbrook Elementary School, Hillsdale Presenter: Ann Deutsch, RN, MSN, CPNP – NJCTS
May 8Cancelled – Morris/Warren County Family Support Group, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown Click here for details
May 137:00 pm – 9:00 pm Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library  Click here for details
May 157:00 am – 9:00 pm  Mercer County Family Support Group.  RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, Mercerville  Click here for details
May 207:00 pm – 8:30 pm Monmouth/Ocean County Family Support Group, Wellness Center, Jersey Shore University Hospital, Neptune Room: Classroom 2 Click here for details
May 20Burlington County Directors of Special Education monthly meeting, Maple Shade High School, Maple Shade. Presenter: Sandy Romano, Ed.S. – NJCTS
May 21Faculty Inservice, Fountain Woods Elementary School, Burlington Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
May 21

Faculty Inservice, Newark Public Schools – Presenter: Sue Conners, TSA

May 26Rescheduled to June 2 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville  Room: C&D Click here for details
May 28

6:30 pm  6th Annual TS Recognition Dinner, Human Genetics Institute, Rutgers University, celebrating the accomplishments of the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and its work on behalf of NJ children and families.

Download an Invitation to the Dinner

June 2008

June 27:30 pm – 9:00 pm  Burlington/Camden County Family Support Group.  West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees.   Click here for details
June 27:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville  Room: C&D Click here for details
June 5Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group.  Atlantic City Medical Center.   Click here for details
June 57:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville   Room:  Auditorium Click here for details
June 6, 7, 8TSANJ Annual Camp Bernie Family Meeting.  YMCA Camp Bernie, Port Muray  Click here for additional information    
June 11Bergen/Passaic County Family Support Group.  Valley Hospital, Ridgewood   Click here for details
June 197:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Cumberland County Family Support Group.  South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connetion, Vineland  Click here for details
June 20

Cancelled – Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, Parsipanny Campus. Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS Understanding Tourette Syndrome: Identification, Treatment and Support. For more information or to register Click Here

June 23

Inservice: Faculty and parents LaCasa de Don Pedro, Newark

Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy.D.- NJCTS

July 2008

July 22Rider University, Lawrenceville – Graduate Class presentation: Strategies for the Mildly Disabled Student – Presenter, Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
July 305:05 PM – Wednesday is TS Day at the Ballpark – Newark Bears

August 2008

August 67:05 PM – Wednesday is TS Day at the Ballpark – Camden Riversharks
August 137:05 PM – Wednesday is TS Day at the Ballpark – Atlantic City Surf
August 207:05 PM – Wednesday is TS Day at the Ballpark – Trenton Thunder
August 30Groovin’ 4 Goodwill 2 Benefit Concert – The Stone Pony, Asbury Park
Click here for more information

September 2008

September 97:00 pm – 9:00 pm Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
September 106:30 – 8:00pm   Board of Directors Meeting, Somerville
September 13Parents’ Empowerment Academy: Professional Parent Advocacy Training. Presented by NJ Parents Caucus, Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth. To register: info@njparentcaucus.org
September 167:00 pm – 8:30 pm Monmouth/Ocean County Family Support Group, Wellness Center, Jersey Shore University Hospital, Neptune Click here for details
September 176:35 PM – Wednesday is TS Day at the Ballpark – Somerset Patriots
September 17Faculty Inservice, McKeown Elementary School, Newton Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW – NJCTS
September 18School Inservice, Upper Freehold Regional Elementary and Middle School, Allentown Presenter: Joseph Conerty, MA, NJCTS

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OCTOBER 14

7:00 am – 9:00 pm  Mercer County Family Support Group.  RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, Mercerville  Click here for details
September 19

5:00 – 6:00 pm State of the art treatments for Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders. Presenter: Dr. Robert A. King, Yale University. Location: Rutgers University – Piscataway.

To register: 732-445-1145 or on-line at familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu

September 227:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville  Room: A&B Click here for details
September 24Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
AN EDUCATORS INSERVICE – MODULE 1 What educators should know about TS & associated disorders.
Presenters: Ann Deutsch MSN & Janine Howley MA – NJCTS School Inservice Program
September 25Educator Workshop – Mercer County College, West Windsor Campus, Presenter Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP, NJCTS,. $35.00 Course #XCP262
September 26Educator Workshop – Raritan Valley Community College, Presenter Julie Swenson, M.Ed., NJCTS, $59.00 Course #CRN11626 AH402-01

October 2008

October 1Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 pm
AN EDUCATORS INSERVICE – MODULE 2 How does TS and associated disorders affect students in the school environment and what accommodations can be employed.
Presenters: Janine Howley MA & Cheryl Ludwig MA CCC-SLP – NJCTS School Inservice Program
October 2Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona – Room: New Cafe  Click here for details
October 27:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville   Room:  Auditorium Click here for details
October 3Peer Inservice Village Elementary School, Holmdel Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
October 4Educator Workshop – Brookdale Community College, Presenter Janine Howley, MA, NJCTS, $15.00 Course #XEECG 516 CT
October 67:30 pm – 9:00 pm  Burlington/Camden County Family Support Group.  West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees.   Click here for details
October 10Faculty Inservice Adler Avenue Middle School, Egg Harbor Township. Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Phy.D.- NJCTS
October 10

Faculty Inservice Wall Elementary School, Pitman.

Presenter: Gail Walker – NJCTS

October 14Somerset County Disability Expo, Somerville Exhibit Booth
October 147:00 am – 9:00 pm  Mercer County Family Support Group.  RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, Mercerville  Click here for details
October 167:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Cumberland County Family Support Group.  South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland. Board Room  Click here for details
October 17Peer Inservice Shongum Elementary School, Randolph Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW – NJCTS
October 17Friday Evening Seminar Series, New Jersey City University , Jersey City. “Understanding TS and Associated Disorders” Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS. Registration required – email spastor@njcu.edu or call 201-200-3452
October 21Educator Workshop – County College of Morris. Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW $38 Course 88764
October 21Grand Rounds, Bergen Regional Medical Center, Paramus Presenter: Dr. Robert King, Yale University Child Study Center – TS/OCD Clinic
October 22Faculty Inservice, Edison Intermediate School, Westfield Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW – NJCTS
October 25Educator Workshop – Bergen Community College, Presenter Ann Deutsch, NJCTS, $35.00 Course #SD759  Phone: 201-447-7488
October 29Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 pm
MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS: CAN IT HELP?
Presenter: Dr. Lori Rockmore, Psy.D, Clinical Director: NJCTS Tourette Syndrome Program, Rutgers University Graduate School of Professional Psychology
October 29Educator Workshop – Ocean County College, Presenter Janine Howley, MA, NJCTS, $59.00 Course  #SRED 107-01 Location: OCC, Library Building, Room L017
October 29

American Academy of Pediatrics, School Health Conference, Edison – Exhibit Booth

October 29National Caregivers Conference – Woodbridge Hotel and Conference Center, Iselin, NJ.  For more information Click Here

November 2008

November 6&7

NJEA Convention, Atlantic City

Exhibit Booth

November 7Educator Workshop – Warren County Community College, Presenter Robert Zambrano, Psy.D., NJCTS
November 911:30 am to 2:30pm – Family 2 Family Event at South Jersey Regional Hospital Fitness Connection, Vineland.
TS families invited to meet other TS families and attend discussions lead by clinicians from Rutgers TS clinic. Call 908-575-7350 to register
November 126:30 – 8:00pm   Board of Directors Meeting, Somerville
November 136:30 pm – Barnegat Branch, Ocean County Library, Barnegat 
Public is invited to attend screening of “I Have Tourettes But Tourettes Doesn’t Have Me” followed by question and answer period – Maureen Faber, NJCTS
November 14ASAH Convention, Atlantic City Workshop-Inservice for Educators. Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS Exhibit Booth
November 14Hispanic Psychological Conference
Fairleigh Dickinson University – Teaneck
November 187:00 pm – 8:30 pm Monmouth/Ocean County Family Support Group, Wellness Center, Jersey Shore University Hospital, Neptune Click here for details
November 18Faculty Inservice, Randolph High School, Randolph Presenter: Julie Swenson M.Ed., CSW – NJCTS
November 20Inservice Cumberland County School Nurses Association, Seabrook Presenter: Gail Walker, NJCTS

November 20

CANCELLED

CANCELLED   Mercer County Family Support Group.  RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, Mercerville Click here for details
November 22

2:00 to 5:00pm – Two Informative Presentations being offered at Virtua West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees

“State of the Art Treatments for Tourette Syndrome”
Presenter: Pediatric Neurologist, Dr. Lawrence Brown, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 
“Tourette Syndrome Genetics Research”
Presenter: Dr. Jay Tischfield, Ph.D. , Director of the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome, TS Sharing Repository, Rutgers University
To Register email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu or call 908-575-7350

November 22

New Jersey Society of Medical Assistants Annual Convention, Clark, NJ Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS

November 24

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville  Room: C&D Click here for details
November 25Rider University, School of Education, Graduate Class – Methods for Teaching Mildly Disabled Students
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS

December 2008

December 17:30 pm – 9:00 pm  Burlington/Camden County Family Support Group.  West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees.   Click here for details
December 4Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona – Room: New Cafe  Click here for details

December 4

CANCELLED

CANCELLED   Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville   Room:  AuditoriumClick here for details
December 8Faculty Inservice, Round Valley Intermediate School, Lebanon Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D D.-NJCTS
December 187:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Cumberland County Family Support Group.  South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland. Board Room  Click here for details

* Indicates conferences in which TSANJ is participating

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