January 2010

January 127:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
January 13TS Social Skills Training for Kids- Support for Parents and Siblings

10 Weeks- Thursdays, Beginning Jan. 13th 6:00-7:30 P.M.
NJCTS Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Clinic
Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway
Flat rate price per family $200 (Includes TS Child, Parent and Sibling Groups)
Call 732-445-6111 ext. 930

January 20-22Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository atfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
January 257:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville
Room:A&B
Click here for details
January 27Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric OCD and Related Conditions
Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D.

Dr. Franklin will discuss the use of CBT techniques in clinical practice with children and adolescents with OCD, and will describe adaptations of CBT for use with related conditions as well. Click here to register

January 27Grand Rounds Cooper University Hospital/UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden
Presenter: Neurologist, Chester Minarcik, MD

February 2010

February 1Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua on June 1 is being rescheduled to Thursday June 4th. For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.. Click here for details
February 4Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona.- Room: One North (formerly John Oakes Classroom) Click here for details
February 47:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Room: Auditorium Click here for details
February 4Grand Rounds Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch
Presenter: Psychologist, Robert Zambrano, Psy D
February 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
February 23 – 25Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository atfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
February 10Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Can Strep infection Cause TS: Is PANDAS Real?
Presenter: Roger Kurlan, MD
This webinar will cover PANDAS (pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders) and its possible link to TS. Click here to register

March 2010

March 1Faculty Inservice, Riverdale Public School, Riverdale
Presenter: Julie Swenson, Med, CSW
March 1Faculty Inservice, Ramtown Elementary School, Howell
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
March 2County College of Morris
Educator Workshop 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presenter: Julie Swenson M. ED
Course # *28762 Cost $39 
Register here
March 3Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Family Dynamics – Parenting a Child with TS and Co-Occurring Disorders
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D
Click here to register
March 4NJCTS Board Meeting
March 4TSANJ Board Meeting
March 97:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
March 10Faculty and Peer Inservice, Ocean Acres Elementary School, Manahawkin
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
March 12Educator Workshop Newark Public Schools, Child Study Team Social Workers, Newark
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D. – NJCTS
March 17Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Medication and the use of Botox in the Treatment of TS
Presenter: Roger Kurlan, MD
Click here to register
March 17 – 18Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository at familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
Cancelled – March 227:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Room:A&B Click here for details
March 23Middlesex County College
Educator Workshop 9:00am – 3:00pm
TS & the HS Student in the am and Student Success Strategies in the pm.
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP for am session
Course # Cost $ Register here
March 262010 Scholarship Application DEADLINE
Click here for a copy of the application
March 31Kean University @ Ocean County College, undergraduate psychology program
Guest Lecturer: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS

April 2010

Cancelled – April 1Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona.- Room: One North (formerly John Oakes Classroom) Click here for details
April 17:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Room: Auditorium Click here for details
April 1Raritan Valley Community College
Educator Workshop 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presenter: Julie Swenson M. Ed.
Course # TP704-50
Cost $59
Register here
April 5Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua on June 1 is being rescheduled to Thursday June 4th. For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.. Click here for details
April 10Bergen Community College
Educator Workshop 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann Deutsch, MSN
Course SD759
Cost: $50.00
Register here
April 13Sussex County College
Educator Workshop 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW
Course # PDV317-01
Cost $25.00
Register here
April 14 – 15Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository atfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
April 14Wednesday Webinar
Dr. Brian Chu Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression
April 157:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cumberland County Family Support Group. South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland. Board Room Click here for details
April 162010 Educator of the Year & Healthcare Provider of the Year DEADLINE Click here for a nomination form
April 16Dr. Robert King presentation to UMDNJ MH child screeners.
April 19Workshop, Spring Institute NJ Association of School Social Workers,
East Windsor
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
April 20Lecture Series, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
Presenter: Dr. Abba Cargan – NJCT
April 20Lecture in Child Psychopathology to Rutgers GSAPP
Presenters: Dr.Abba Cargan, Dr. Lori Rockmore, Faith Rice
April 20Rutgers University at Camden, Social Worker Graduate Degree Program, Chronic Illness and Disability
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS
April 27Peer and Faculty Inservice, Califon School, Califon
Presenter: Courtney You, Clinician, TS Clinic, Rutgers University Graduate School – NJCTS
April 28Wednesday Webinar 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Tourette Syndrome and Associated Daytime and Sleep Behaviors
Presenter: Dr. Michael Seyffert, NJ Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison
Click here to register
April 29Passaic County Community College
Educator Workshop – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy. D.
Course #
Cost $
Register here

May 2010

May 12CHUBB Insurance Group, Wellness Fair, Warren Exhibit Booth
May 12-14School Inservices 7th Grade Students – Lacey Middle School Forked River, Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
May 19Wednesday Webinar 7:30 – 8:30pm
CBT for Trichotillomania and Other Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D.
Click here to register
May 247:00 pm – 9:00 pm Canceled due to a family emergency!Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
May 25Faculty Presentation – Oradell Public School, Oradell Presenter: Emily Fleischman, Youth Ambassador – NJCTS

June 2010

June 37:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Room: Auditorium
Special showing of the movie “Front of The Class”, Refreshments will be served. Click here for details
June 3NJCTS Board Meeting
June 3TSANJ Board Meeting
June 37:00 pm – Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona.- Room: One North (formerly John Oakes Classroom) Click here for details
June 4-6Family Retreat Weekend at Camp Bernie
Click here the registration form
For a glimpse of what the weekend is all about click here to see a 5 minute video about camp.
June 4Faculty Inservice, Bellville High School, Bellville
June 77:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua. For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.Click here for details
June 87:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
June 8Guest Lecture Series – Graduate Class-School Counselors, Kean University at Ocean County College
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
June 177:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cumberland County Family Support Group. South Jersey Regional Hospital’s Fitness Connection, Vineland. Board RoomClick here for details

July 2010

JulyNo Events Scheduled
July 217:30 – 8:30pm EDT – TS and Difficulty with Sensory Processing and Integration
Click here to registerhttps://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/182252753
July 29Annual Teacher Expo, Springfield – Exhibit Booth

August 2010

AugustNo Events Scheduled
August 25Wednesday Webinar 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Brain Balance and its Relationship to Movement and Behavior
Presenter: Vincent G. Kiechlin, DC, DACNB
Click here to register
August 30Faculty Inservice St Joseph High School, Metuchen
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
August 31East Orange Early Intervention Head Start, East Orange Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
August 31Overlook Hospital Teaching Conference, Summit

September 2010

September 1Faculty In-service, Ramtown Elementary School, Howell
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
September 147:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
September 16TSANJ Board Meeting
September 16NJCTS Board Meeting
September 20Faculty and Peer Inservices, Charles DeWolf Middle School, Old Tappan
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, PsyD – NJCTS
September 249:00 am-12:00 pm – Educator Workshop
Raritan Valley Community College
September 267:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville
Click here for details
September 29Wednesday Webinar 7:30- 8:30 pm
Childhood Bullying: What We Know – and Can Do
Presenter: Stuart Green, DMH, LCSW, MA
Click here to register

October 2010

October 1Howell Middle School South, Howell – Faculty and Peer Inservices
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
October 1NJ Division of Early Childhood Annual Conference, Kean University, Union
Keynote address Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
October 47:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua. For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.Click here for details
October 7Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona – New Cafe Click here for details
October 77:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
October 8-10APPEL FARM FAMILY RETREAT
Now accepting signups. Click here for your registration form. Check-in 5:30.
October 8Faculty Inservice – Betty McElmon Elementary School, West Long Branch
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
October 10Temple Avodat Shalom, River Edge – Workshops for two 7th grade classes
Presenter: Emily Fleischman – NJCTS
October 12Somerset County Disability Provider Expo, Somerville
Exhibit Booth
October 13Oradell Public Elementary School, Oradell – Faculty Presentation
Presenter: Emily Fleischman – NJCTS
October 14“Shop For A Cause” at all Macy’s Stores – Purchase your savings passes for the sale at $5 each from NJCTS. You may order on line, call NJCTS at 908-575-7350 or mail your check to 50 Division Street, Suite 205, Somerville, NJ 08876. PLEASE be sure to indicate this is for the Macy’s Shop for a Cause program. You will need to allow adequate time for us to deliver your passes via mail.
October 1610:00 am-1:00 pm – Educators Workshop
Bergen Community College
Presenter: Ann Lempert
October 20CANCELLED – To be rescheduled

Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Navigating the Emergency Room Visit- How to Effectively Communicate Information About Your Disorder in a Crisis Situation
Presenter: Tolga Tanelli, MD

October 22American Academy of Pediatricians, Annual School Health Convention, Somerset – Exhibit Booth
October 25-26Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository atfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
October 254:00 – 7:00pm Educator Workshop, Ocean County College
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
Cost: FREE Room: Library Building, Room L017
www.occ.edu/teach.htm or 732-255-0477
October 27Wednesday Webinar Series 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Attention Disorders and Tourette Syndrome; A Pharmacological Approach
Presenter: Harvey Bennett, MD
Click here to register

November 2010

November 9CANCELLED – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library
November 12Workshop and Exhibit ASAH Annual Convention, Atlantic City Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
November 14Metro West United Jewish Communities, Special Needs Fair, W Orange – Exhibit Booth
November 166:00-9:00 pm – Educator Workshop
County College of Morris
Presenter Julie Swenson, M.Ed., CSW
November 17-18Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King, Professor of Child Psychiatry, Yale University and Medical Director of the TS/OCD Clinic at the Yale University Child Study Center will be interviewing families who would like to participate in the NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Schedule your appointment with Dr. King by emailing the repository atfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
November 18Faculty and Peer Workshop, Indian Hill Middle School, Holmdel
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D.
November 18Faculty and Peer Workshop, Village Elementary School, Holmdel
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D
November 18Faculty Inservice Stone Bridge Middle School, Allentown
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
November 20New Jersey Walks for TS – Mendham Boro Park
9:30 a.m. Registration and stretch
10:00 a.m. Kick-off
Click here to register
November 227:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville – SPAN will present a workshop on “Basic Rights In Education” Presenter: Nicole Pratt – SPAN Click here for details
November 28Member-Initiated Fundraiser: 4th Annual Dinner and Show to Benefit NJCTS
Featuring stars of SyFy’s Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters Academy.
11:30 am- Temple Emanu-El, Westfield, NJ
For more information or to purchase tickets click 
here.

December 2010

December 2NJCTS Board Meeting
December 2TSANJ Board Meeting
December 2Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona – New Cafe Click here for details
December 27:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
December 3Workshop – Somerset Hunterdon Psychological Association, Annandale
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
December 5Hoop-A-Paluza Fundraiser

NJCTS Board Member Jamie Levitt is once again participating in Hoop-A-Paluza event to raise money and awareness for NJCTS. Hoop-A-Paluza is a basketball shootout benefitting nonprofits that serve children and families. Click here to pledge

December 67:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua. For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.Click here for details
December 7Faculty Inservice, Manville Dept Special Services, Manville
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
December 7Faculty Inservice, Manville Dept Special Services, Manville
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
December 9NJ DOH Special Child Health Supervisors
Presenter: Faith Rice
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