January 2011

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

February 2011

February 3 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
February 3 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
February 7 7:30 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 9 Wednesday 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 18 Faculty Inservice Pitman High School, Pitman
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
February 22 Faculty Inservice Riverdale Public School, Riverdale
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. – NJCTS
February 23 Wednesday 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 7 Faculty Inservice Glen Rock High School, Glen Rock
Presenter, Graham Hartke, Psy D – NJCTS
March 8 Workshop Case Managers for Special Child Health Services, Sayreville
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
March 10 7:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
March 15 Educator Workshop – Ocean County College, – 4:00 – 7:00pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA, FREE, Course SRED 107-01,www.ocean.edu
March 18 6:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
April 15 Deadline Scholarship Applications, Educator of the Year Nominations and Healthcare Professional of the Year Nominations.
March 23 Wednesday 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 28 7:00 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 9 10 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 1 Educator Workshop – Raritan Valley Community College – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy. D. $59.00 Course CRN 23821,www.raritanval.edu/cce
April 4 7:30 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 7 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
April 7 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
April 9 Bergen County College
Educator Workshop
 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, MSN
www.bergen.edu 201-447-7488
April 12 Peer Inservice, Lower Middle School, Skillman
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP – NJCTS
April 12 6:00pm – 9:00pm Educator Workshop, Warren County Community College
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig
www.wccc.edu or phone: 908.835.9222
April 14 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Transition to Adult Fair 
Mt. Olive High School
Click here for more information
April 16 Workshop, NJ Society Medical Assistants, Clark
Presenter: Dr. Graham Hartke, Psy D
April 20 Wednesday 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 26-27 Rutgers 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 4 Wednesday 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 9 Workshop – Bergen County PACADA, Paramus
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D. – NJCTS
May 10 7:30 – Middlesex /Union County Family Support Group, JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
May 17-19 Rutgers 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 17 6:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
May 23 7:00 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 25 Wednesday 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 2 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group. Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
June 2 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group, St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Room: Auditorium Click here for details
June 4 and 5 TS Family Retreat at Camp Bernie
Deadline for registration May 5, 2011
Click here for a registration form.
June 6 7:30 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 25 8:00 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 29 Wednesday 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 13 Wednesday 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 19 6:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
July 20 Wednesday, 12-1 pm
Patient-Centered Training
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
July 27 Wednesday 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 28 Teacher Expo Convention, Edison Exhibit Booth

August 2011

August 10 Somerset County ARC, Manville
Presenter: Dr. Graham Hartke, Psy D – NJCTS
August 10-11 Rutgers 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 17 Wednesday 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 23 Educator Workshop – Ocean County College, – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA, Course SRED 107-01, www.ocean.edu
August 29 Monday, 12-1 pm
Patient-Centered Training
Jersey Shore Medical Center
August 31 Peer Inservice – Northern Valley Regional High School, Old Tappan
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano – NJCTS

September 2011

September 12 Faculty Inservice, Woodglen School, Califon
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, M Ed – NJCTS
September 13 7:30 – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
September 14-15 Rutgers 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 16 Faculty and Peer Inservice, Rockaway Valley School, Boonton
Presenter: Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
September 20 6:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
Conference Call
September 17 NJCTS Peer Presentation Training – Somerville
September 26 7:00 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 27 Educator Workshop – CANCELLED
Brookdale Community College – 3:30 – 6:30pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
www.brookdalecc.edu
September 28 Grand Rounds UMDNJ Newark
Dr. Roger Kurlan presenting

October 2011

October 1 1-5 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 5 4:00 PM Educator Workshop – CANCELLED
Ocean County College
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
October 6 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
October 6 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
October 10 Workshop Franklin Township School Nurses,
Franklin Board of Education, Somerset
Presenter Dr. Robert Zambrano, Psy
October 11 Educator Workshop
Camden County College – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP
www.camdencc.edu
October 12-13 Rutgers 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 22 10:00am 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 19 Faculty and Peer in-service, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Turnersville
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, Med – NJCTS
October 20 8:30 AM – Grand Rounds
St Peters Hospital, New Brunswick
October 22 Educator Workshop
Bergen Community College – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, MSN
www.bergen.edu
October 24 Faculty Inservice
Orchard Elementary School, Skillman
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, M Ed – NJCTS
October 24 Educator Workshop
Mercer County – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, CCC-SLP
www.mccc.edu
October 25 7:30 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 26 Wednesday 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 26 School Health Convention
Somerset – Exhibit Booth
October 28 10:00 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 4 CANCELLED – Educator Workshop
Raritan Valley Community College 9:00am – 12:00pm
Register: www.raritanval.edu/cce
Course: HPCE HP113-01 $59.
November 8 Faculty 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 10 Educator Workshop
NJEA – Atlantic City Convention Center
Room 202 – 1:00 – 2:30pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA
November 10-11 NJEA Convention
November 15 Faculty Inservice, Schuyler Colfax Middle School, Wayne
Presenter: Graham Hartke, PsyD – NJCTS
November 15 6:30 pm – NJCTS Board Meeting
November 16 Wednesday 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 17 Peer and Faculty Inservices
Village Elementary School, Holmdel
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
November 19 New 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 19 2nd 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 21 Hunterdon County Chamber/NAMI presentation
Faith Rice
November 28 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Open Discussion
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details

December 2011

December 1 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
December 1 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
December 7 Wednesday 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 7 Peer Inservice, Warren County Vo Tech High School, Washington
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA Med – NJCTS
December 9 Peer Inservice, Montgomery Upper Middle School, Skillman
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, Med – NJCTS
December 13 Faculty Inservice, Milford Brooks Elementary School, Manalapan
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
December 14-15 Rutgers 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 27 CANCELLED – 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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