January 2011

January 6Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Disabilities Day, Old Bridge Twp
Exhibit Booth – Patricia Lang – NJCTS
January 10Faculty and Student In-Service, Rockaway Valley School, Rockaway
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS
January 11Cancelled due to Snow – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison
January 14Peer Inservice, Charter Tech HS for the Performing Arts, Somers Point,
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
January 14Faculty Inservice, Highland Academy, Galloway
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
January 17Faculty Inservice, James Caldwell High School, West Caldwell
Presenter: Graham Hartke, Psy. D.
January 18State-of-the-Art Treatments for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Conditions
Presenter: Dr. Robert King, Yale University Child Study center
5:30 – 7:00 pm – Rutgers University, Piscataway
Click here for more information
January 187:00 – 9:00pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
January 18Faculty and Student Workshops, Emerson Middle School, Union City Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D -NJCTS
January 23Peer Workshop, 6th grade students, Temple Avodat Shalom, River Edge
Presenter: Emily Fleischman – NJCTS
January 247:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville
Click here for details
January 24Peer Workshop, 6th grade students, Oradell Public School, Oradell
Presenter: Emily Fleischman – NJCTS
January 24Faculty Inservice, Stafford Intermediate School, Manahawkin
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
January 25Peer Inservices, Grant School, South Plainfield
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS
January 30Peer Workshop, 5th grade students, Temple Avodat Shalom, River Edge
Presenter: Emily Fleischman – NJCTS

February 2011

February 3Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
February 37:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
February 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
February 9Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Selective Mutism: Coordinated Behavioral Approaches for Therapists, Parents, and Schools
Presenter: Brian C. Chu, Ph.D.
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.

February 18Faculty Inservice Pitman High School, Pitman
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
February 22Faculty Inservice Riverdale Public School, Riverdale
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS
February 23Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Understanding and Responding to Behavioral Difficulties and Rage Behaviors in Children and Adolescents
Presenter: Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D.
This webinar will argue that behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents can be best understood as skills deficits. Reducing behavioral problems often requires proactive response plans that seek to build skills over time. Strategies for making such plans will be discussed. Click here to register

March 2011

March 7Faculty Inservice Glen Rock High School, Glen Rock
Presenter, Graham Hartke, Psy D – NJCTS
March 8Workshop Case Managers for Special Child Health Services, Sayreville
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
March 107:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
March 15Educator Workshop – Ocean County College, – 4:00 – 7:00pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA, FREE, Course SRED 107-01,www.ocean.edu
March 186:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
April 15Deadline Scholarship Applications, Educator of the Year Nominations and Healthcare Professional of the Year Nominations.
March 23Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
The Impact on Marriage and Family in Raising a Child with Neurological Issues
Presenter: Gayle Forman, LCSW
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
March 287:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville
SPAN will present workshop on Juvenile Justice
Click here for details
April 910 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Member-Initiated Fundraiser: “You Have a Friend in Me”
Toy Story Painting Day at A Stroke of Creativity to benefit NJCTS
557 Englishtown Road, Monroe, NJ
732- 446-4268

April 2011

April 1Educator Workshop – Raritan Valley Community College – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy. D. $59.00 Course CRN 23821,www.raritanval.edu/cce
April 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
April 7Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
April 77:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
April 9Bergen County College
Educator Workshop
 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, MSN
www.bergen.edu 201-447-7488
April 12Peer Inservice, Lower Middle School, Skillman
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
April 126:00pm – 9:00pm Educator Workshop, Warren County Community College
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig
www.wccc.edu or phone: 908.835.9222
April 147:00 – 9:30 pm
Transition to Adult Fair 
Mt. Olive High School
Click here for more information
April 16Workshop, NJ Society Medical Assistants, Clark
Presenter: Dr. Graham Hartke, Psy D
April 20Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Anxiety and Its Impact on Sports, Academics and Performance: Understanding and Developing the Mental and Emotional Side of Performance
Presenter: Graham Hartke, Psy.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
April 26-27Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.

May 2011

May 4Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Executive Function and Academic Achievement: An Overview
Presenter: Dr. Kenneth Schneider
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
May 9Workshop – Bergen County PACADA, Paramus
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D. – NJCTS
May 107:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
May 17-19Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
May 176:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
May 237:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville
Meeting will be an “open discussion”. Click here for details
May 25Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Learning to Embrace the Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Its Applications for Individuals & Families
Presenter: Ken A. Verni, Psy.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register

June 2011

June 2Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
June 27:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Room: Auditorium Click here for details
June 4 and 5TS Family Retreat at Camp Bernie
Deadline for registration May 5, 2011
Click here for a registration form.
June 67:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua. The meeting will be a Special Pizza Party at the home of Bobbie and Brad Israelsky – call (856) 482-8751 to RSVP and for directions.

Click here for details

June 258:00 am – NJCTS and Overlook Hospital Present
the “2011 TS Medical Conference”
Atlantic Health Neuroscience Center, Summit
Open to families and professionals. Click here for details.
June 29Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm

More than Shyness: What is Social Anxiety Disorder and how is it Treated
Presenter: Daniela Colognori, Psy.D.
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.

July 2011

July 13Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Developmentally-Appropriate Anxiety: How to Help, and When to Seek Help
Presenter: Dr. Yevgeniya Ratnovsky
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.

July 196:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
July 20Wednesday, 12-1 pm
Patient-Centered Training
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
July 27Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Child Anxiety: What Does Treatment Entail for the Child and Family
Presenter: Dr. Diana Antinoro
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.

July 28Teacher Expo Convention, Edison Exhibit Booth

August 2011

August 10Somerset County ARC, Manville
Presenter: Dr. Graham Hartke, Psy D – NJCTS
August 10-11Rutgers University, TS Genetics NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment
August 17Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Building Positive Social Environments for Children
Presenter: Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D.
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.

August 23Educator Workshop – Ocean County College, – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA, Course SRED 107-01, www.ocean.edu
August 29Monday, 12-1 pm
Patient-Centered Training
Jersey Shore Medical Center
August 31Peer Inservice – Northern Valley Regional High School, Old Tappan
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano – NJCTS

September 2011

September 12Faculty Inservice, Woodglen School, Califon
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, M Ed – NJCTS
September 137:30 – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
September 14-15Rutgers University, TS Genetics NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Appointments are required, please email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
September 16Faculty and Peer Inservice, Rockaway Valley School, Boonton
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
September 206:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
September 17NJCTS Peer Presentation Training – Somerville
September 267:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Health Advocacy Workshop Presented by SPAN
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details
September 27Educator Workshop – CANCELLED
Brookdale Community College – 3:30 – 6:30pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
www.brookdalecc.edu
September 28Grand Rounds UMDNJ Newark
Dr. Roger Kurlan presenting

October 2011

October 11-5 p.m.
Tourette Syndrome: State-of-the-Art Treatments and Research
The Ripa Center for Women’s Health & Wellness
Cooper University Hospital
1011 Main Street Promenade, Voorhees, NJ 08043

Presentations: 2:30 to 4:00pm
Genetics Study Participation: 1:00 to 5:00pm
REGISTRATION IS FREE, BUT MANDATORY. R.S.V.P. tofamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu with your name, email address, phone number and number of people attending by September 29th.

October 54:00 PM Educator Workshop – CANCELLED
Ocean County College
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
October 6Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
October 67:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
October 10Workshop Franklin Township School Nurses,
Franklin Board of Education, Somerset
Presenter Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy
October 11Educator Workshop
Camden County College – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP
www.camdencc.edu
October 12-13Rutgers University, TS Genetics NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Appointments are required, please email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
October 2210:00am to 1:00pm
EDUCATOR WORKSHOP
Bergen Community College
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, MSN, CPNP
Cost: $30.00 Course # SD 759
To Register: www.bergen.edu/continuinged or call 201-447-7488
October 19Faculty and Peer in-service, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Turnersville
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, Med – NJCTS
October 208:30 AM – Grand Rounds
St Peters Hospital, New Brunswick
October 22Educator Workshop
Bergen Community College – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, MSN
www.bergen.edu
October 24Faculty Inservice
Orchard Elementary School, Skillman
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, M Ed – NJCTS
October 24Educator Workshop
Mercer County – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP
www.mccc.edu
October 257:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua-Marlton
For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350. Click here for details
October 26Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Nothing to Talk About but Fear Itself: How to Interact with Children About Anxiety
Presenter: Joelle Beecher-McGovern Ph.D.
Click here to register. Professional Development credits offered.
October 26School Health Convention
Somerset – Exhibit Booth
October 2810:00 am to 5:00pm Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Univeristy presents
“The Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Causes, Research, and Treatments”
Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Life Sciences Building, 145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Click here for the agenda and to register.

November 2011

November 4CANCELLED – Educator Workshop
Raritan Valley Community College 9:00am – 12:00pm
Register: www.raritanval.edu/cce
Course: HPCE HP113-01 $59.
November 8Faculty Inservice Fairview Elementary School, Red Bank
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
November 8 – CANCELLED!CANCELLED! – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library
November 10Educator Workshop
NJEA – Atlantic City Convention Center
Room 202 – 1:00 – 2:30pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
November 10-11NJEA Convention
November 15Faculty Inservice, Schuyler Colfax Middle School, Wayne
Presenter: Graham Hartke, PsyD – NJCTS
November 156:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
November 16Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm
After the Incident: Preventing Bullying

Presenter: Stuart Green, DMH, LCSW, MA
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
November 17Peer and Faculty Inservices
Village Elementary School, Holmdel
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
November 19New 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 192nd Annual “Mendham Walks for TS”
A 5K walk and family fun run to raise awareness for Tourette Syndrome
9:30 a.m. Borough Park, Mendham
Click Here to register or for more details.
November 21Hunterdon County Chamber/NAMI presentation
Faith Rice
November 287:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Open Discussion
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details

December 2011

December 1Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
December 17:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
December 7Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Nature and Treatment of Hoarding
Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
December 7Peer Inservice, Warren County Vo Tech High School, Washington
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA Med – NJCTS
December 9Peer Inservice, Montgomery Upper Middle School, Skillman
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, Med – NJCTS
December 13Faculty Inservice, Milford Brooks Elementary School, Manalapan
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
December 14-15Rutgers University, TS Genetics
NJCTS Sharing Repository interviews and sample collection.
Dr. Robert King 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. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
December 27CANCELLED – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua-Marlton
For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350. Click here for details
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