January 2012

January 10 CANCELLED – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
January 25 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Emotion Regulation: Strategies for Children and Adolescents Experiencing Irritability and Difficulties Managing Their Emotions
Presenter: Julie Ryan, Ph.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
January 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
January 23 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details

February 2012

February 2 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
February 2 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
February 6 Faculty Inservice Hamilton School in Bridegwater, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS
February 13 Lecture Series
Kean University, Ocean County College, Toms River
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA – NJCTS
February 15 Student Inservice Washington Elementary School in Turnersville, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.–NJCTS
February 15 Faculty Inservice Washington Elementary School in Turnersville, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.–NJCTS
February 28 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
February 29 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm
OCD in Children and Adolescents: Guidelines for Parents and Educators

Presenter: Allen H. Weg, Ed. D.
For more on our presenter or to reserve your webinar seat Click here

March 2012

March 2 SPAN/NJCTS
East Brunswick
March 5 Student Inservice
South Brunswick
Presenter: Tess Kowalski, Youth Advocate
March 9 CANCELLED – Educators Workshop
Raritan Valley Community College
Cost $59 Course #CRN6007 HP113-01
Call 908-526-1200 ext. 8624 or Click here to register
March 14 NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM 3/13
7:30 – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
March 13 4-7:00 pm Educator Workshop
Ocean County College
Presenter: Janine Howley
March 15-16 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
March 26 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details
March 28 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Sleep and Developmental Disabilities: Lessons for All Children
Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
March 30 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM
The New Jersey Council for Exceptional Children’s “Bridging the Gap: Special Education Meets General Education” spring conference will be held at Ramapo College in Mahwah.
NJCTS’ presentation, “Strategies and Accommodations for the Student with ADHD, OCD, Tourette Syndrome & Related Disorders,” will be its first at this conference.
To register, visit: http://njcecbridgingthegap.eventbrite.com
For more information, visit: http://www.njcec.org/index.htm
March 30 New Jersey Council for Exceptional Children Conference
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS

April 2012

April 5 DEADLINE – Educator of the Year/Healthcare Professional of the Year nominations due
April 5 DEADLINE – NJCTS Children’s Scholarship Applications due
April 5 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
April 5 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
April 9 Pediatric Residents Training
Goryeb Childrens Hospital
April 10 SPAN Summit
Freehold
April 11 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Managing Tourette Syndrome in the Classroom
Presenter: Susan Conners
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
April 12 Hispanic Leadership Conference
Senator Menendez
April 12 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
Chatham High School; Chatham, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
April 13 Congressman Rush Holt
Monmouth Junction
April 13 Wednesday Webinar – 10:00- 11:00 am 
Anxiety and the Undergraduate: Common Difficulties Due to Anxiety and How Post-Secondary Educators can Help
Presenter: Julie Ryan, Ph.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
April 14 10:00am – 1:00pm Educator Workshop
Bergen Community College,
Presenter Ann L. Deutsch, MSN
Course # SD 759 To Register: Click here or call 201-447-7488
April 17 Senator Bob Gordon
April 18 Guest Lecture
Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS
April 19 NJCTS Guest Lecture
Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS
April 21 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
April 23 TS AWARENESS WEEK ACTIVITY
Student In-service Terrill Middle School in Scotch Plains, NJ
Youth Ambassador: Tess Kowalski
April 24 Guest Lecture: Child Psychopathy Lecture
RU GSAPP, Dr. Kelly
April 24 7:30 pm – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua-Marlton
SPAN is doing a workshop Accessing Health Coverage & Services For Your Family
Register: http://haburlington2012.eventbrite.com/
For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350. Click here for details
April 26 TS AWARENESS WEEK ACTIVITY
Disabilities Awareness Night 6:30 – 9:00pm
Newbury School, Howell NJ
April 26 Guest Lecture
Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS
April 28 TS AWARENESS WEEK ACTIVITY
NJ Special Ed. Conference
Moorestown, NJ
April 29 Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day with the Somerset Patriots! Tickets are $10 with proceeds to benefit NJCTS. Tickets can be obtained by calling 908-575-7350 or by Clicking Here. For directions or more information, Click Here.

May 2012

May 1 Dare to Dream
Mercer
May 1 NJCTS Family Round Table
Congressman Lance
May 1 Humanism Conference
Overlook Medical Center – NJCTS Presentation
May 2 Faculty Inservice
River Plaza Elementary School Red Bank, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.–NJCTS
May 4 Dare to Dream
RVCC
May 5-6 National Association of Social Workers Conference – Booth 802
May 8 7:30 – Middlesex County Family Support Group,
JFK Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Edison, Room: Library Click here for details
May 10 DEADLINE – Family Retreat Weekend at Camp Bernie applications must be in by this date
May 11 Health Fair – Awareness Day
Queen City Academy Charter School
Plainfield, New Jersey 07063
May 21 Faculty Inservice
Queen City Academy Charter School, Plainfield, NJ
Presenter: Graham Hartke, PsyD –NJCTS
May 21 NJ Dept of Education is partnering with NJCTS and the Student Leadership Conference to present the Dare to Dream conference to all NJ high school students affected TS, OCD, ADD, Asperger’s . Monday, May 21, 2012 at Raritan Valley Community College. For more information on the event CLICK HERE.
May 23 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Understanding Eating Disorders and How to Intervene
Presenter: Dr. Hue-Sun Ahn
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
May 29 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
FULD Auditorium, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details

June 2012

June 4 NJCTS Presentation
Camden ARC
Presenter: Joelle Beecher, Ph.D.
June 5 Senator Bateman
Senator Bucco
June 6 Student Inservice, 4 classes
East Brunswick HS in East Brunswick, NJ
Presenter: Amanda Silvers, Youth Advocate
June 7 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
June 7 Anti-bullying Conference
NJ Law Center
June 7 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
June 8-10 Family Retreat Weekend – Camp Bernie – Registraion ends 05/11/12
June 8 Anti-Bullying Conference
Monmouth University
June 8 SPAN/NJCTS
East Brunswick
June 26 CANCELLED – Burlington/Camden Support Group meeting at Virtua-Marlton
For information on where meeting will be held, please call 908-575-7350.
June 27 Workshop
ARC of Ocean County, Lakewood
Presenter: Dr. Richard Zakreski, PhD

July 2012

July 18 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30pm
Chronic Illness: Its Effect on Behavioral Health and Education
Presenter: Michael Zarabi, Psy.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
July 23-24 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.

August 2012

August 6-7 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
August 7 Neighborhood Health Services Corp Health Fair
1700-58 Myrtle Ave., Plainfield NJ
11am – 4 pm Come visit the NJCTS table!
August 9 Neighborhood Health Services Corp Health Fair
238 Spring Street., Newton NJ
11am – 3 pm Come visit the NJCTS table!
August 10 NJCTS meeting Senator Lautenberg
August 14 NJCTS meeting Congressman Runyan
August 15 Patient Center Training
Goryeb Children’s Hospital – Morristown
Presenters: Drew Friedrich, Tommy Licato
August 15 Patient Centered Medical Education
Goryeb Childrens Hospital
Morristown
August 15 Educator Workshop: TS an Inservice for Educators
Ocean County College, – 9:00 – 12:00pm
Presenter: Janine Howley, MA, FREE, Course SRED 107-01,www.ocean.edu
August 15 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Educational Rights Part 1 – “Your Child’s Educational Rights and Options”
Presenter: Susan Conners M.Ed.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
August 22 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30 pm 
Educational Rights Part 2 – “Denial of Services and Discipline Issues
Presenter: Susan Conners M.Ed.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
August 30 Patient Center Training
Jersey Shore Medical Center – Neptune
Presenter: Amanda Silvers, Grace Hawruck
August 30 Patient Center Training
JFK Medical Center – Edison
Presenter: Steven Lindenbaum, Tommy Licato

September 2012

September 5 Youth Ambassador Faculty Presentation
Chatham High School; Chatham, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
September 8 9am – 12pm – Patient Centered Medical Education Training
For all prospective teen presenters. If you want to join email ltaylor@njcts.org
September 10 Peer Inservice, Howell Twp Middle School South, Howell
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS
September 13-14 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
September 19 Wednesday Webinar – 7:30 – 8:30pm
Generation Text: Raising Well-Adjusted Kids in an Age Of Instant Everything
Presenter: Michael M. Osit, Ed.D.
To reserve your Webinar seat Click here to register
September 24 Peer Inservice
Thomas Jefferson School, Turnersville, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.–NJCTS
September 24 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
SPAN presents Transition from School to Adult Life
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details
September 24 Down To The Bone Barbecue & Company – located on beautiful Lake Lackawanna in Stanhope – will host a member-initiated fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. to benefit the programs and services of the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS). For every dollar of BBQ you enjoy .15 will be donated to NJCTS to help fight Tourette Syndrome!
September 24 Youth Ambassador Faculty Presentation
Lafayette School; Chatham, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
September 27 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
Chatham High School; Chatham, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
September 28 Peer Inservice, Indian Hill School, Holmdel, NJ
Presenter: Robert Zambrano, Psy D – NJCTS

October 2012

October 2 CANCELLED
Educator Workshop: TS an Inservice for Educators
Camden County College – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA CCC-SLP, $, Course , 856-227-7200www.camdencc.edu
October 2 Faculty Inservice, Readington Middle School; Readington
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd–NJCTS
September 24 Faculty Presentation, Lafayette Avenue School, Chatham, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge—Youth Ambassador
October 3 Peer Inservice, Montgomery Upper Middle School, Montgomery
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd – NJCTS
October 3 Youth Ambassador Peer and Faculty Presentation
Warren Middle School; Warren, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
October 4 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
October 4 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
Silby Cafeteria
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
October 7 Doo Wop Dinner Fundraiser
7:00pm to 10:30pm
Branches in West Long Branch
See Flyer for additional information

NJCTS is designated as a beneficiary of this Mid Atlantic Resource Group Foundation Inc fundraiser (made possible by a member initiated effort)

October 8 Faculty Inservice
Lopatcong Township School District, Phillipsburg, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd—NJCTS
October 9 Faculty Inservice, Steven Gerace Elementary School, Pequannock, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd—NJCTS
October 9 Somerset County Disability Expo, Somerville – Exhibit Booth
October 10 Peer Inservice, Montgomery Upper Middle School, Montgomery, NJ
Presenter: Marianne Fimbel, NJCTS
October 10 CANCELLED
Educator Workshop: TS an Inservice for Educators
Warren County Community College – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, $, Course , 908-689-7613www.warren.edu
October 11-12 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Emailfamilystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
Oct 12 Faculty Charity Jeans Day
North Brunswick High School
All proceeds to benefit NJCTS
October 13, 2012 National Latino Psychological Association – Biennial Conference
Dr. Roger Kurlan and NJCTS Director Faith Rice presenting roundtable
Prevalence of Tourette’s Syndrome in Ethnic/Racial Minority School Populations and Association with
Special Education and Behavioral Needs
October 15 Media Day
Fifth Anniversary of NJCTS Cell & DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University
October 17 Faculty Inservice, Whitman School, Turnersville, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, EdD—NJCTS
October 17 Peer Inservice, Whitman School, Turnersville, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, EdD—NJCTS
October 17 AAPNJ – School Health conference 7:00am – 2:30pm
Visit us at our Booth!
The Palace at Somerset Park
October 18 Faculty Inservice, Hawkswood, Eatontown, NJ
Presenter: Tracy Lederman, EdD—NJCTS
October 26 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
Park Ridge, NJ
Presenter: Emily Fleischman
October 22 Peer Inservice, Memorial Middle School, Fair Lawn, NJ
Presenter: Ann Deutsch, RN—NJCTS
October 22 Faculty Inservice, Memorial Middle School, Fair Lawn, NJ
Presenter: Ann Deutsch, RN—NJCTS
October 23 Faculty Inservice, Knollwood School, Fair Haven, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd—NJCTS
October 23 Peer Inservice, Knollwood School, Fair Haven, NJ
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, MEd—NJCTS
October 24 Patient Centered Grand Rounds
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center – Newark – 8:30am
Presenters: Lori Rockmore, Psy.D., Sarah Ethridge
October 25 Educator Workshop: Red Flags: Recognizing Early Warning Signs
Camden County College – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presenter: Cheryl Ludwig, MA CCC-SLP, $, Course, 856-227-7200www.camdencc.edu
October 29 RESCHEDULED – 11/12/12Educator Workshop: TS an Inservice for Educators
Passaic County College – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Robert Zabrano, Psy.D.
$79, Course #NTE 110-S1
October 30 CANCELLED
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 30 TO BE RESCHEDULED
9:00am – 4:00pm CEU TS Workshop for Social Workers and Nurses
Monmouth University, West Long Branch
Tourette Syndrome and the Prevalence of Co-morbid Diagnosis: Therapeutic Approaches in Treatment of Children and Adolescents
Presenter: Richard Zakreski, Ph.D.
$98 6 Clinical CEUs – Click Here to Register

November 2012

November 1 National Caregivers Conference
7:30am – 4:45pm – Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin NJ
For more info: www.nationalcaregiversconference.com
November 3 NJ Walks for TS – Mendham Boro Park
HOLD THE DATE – Click here for Registration information
October 30 4:30pm – 5:45pm Disability Awareness Month Event Workshop
Monmouth University, West Long Branch
Presenter: Janine Howley
November 6 Faculty Inservice – ECLC Chatham
Presenter: Melissa Fowler, MA, M.Ed.
November 7 Patient Center Training
Cooper University Hospital – Voorhees – 12:00 pm
Presenters: Anna Baldwin and Maddlyn Onesti
November 8-9 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program.
Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
November 8-9 NJEA Convention
Come visit us, or tell your teachers to visit us at our booth!
November 12 Educator Workshop: TS an Inservice for Educators
Passaic County College – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Robert Zabrano, Psy.D.
$79, Course #NTE 110-S1
November 12 Patient Centered Medical Education
Robert Wood Johnson Hospital – New Brunswick
Presenter: Grace Hawruck
November 16 Educator Inservice: Red Flags Recognizing Early Warning Signs
Raritan Valley Community College – 9:00am – 12:00pm,
Presenter: Melissa Fowler. $59.00 Course CRN 50409,www.raritanval.edu/healthscience
November 16 10:00am – 3:00pm Psychology Graduate Student Workshop
Montclair State University, Montclair
Tourette Syndrome: Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents
Presenters: Dr. Robert A. Zambrano, Psy.D and Dr. Rob Happich, Psy.D
November 17 TS an Inservice for Educators
Bergen County Communtity College – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presenter: Ann L. Deutsch, RN, MSN, CPNP $30.00,
Course SD759, 201-748-7488 www.bergen.edu/continuinged
November 17 HRT for Tic Disorders & TS Genetics Research
1:00pm to 5:00pm
The Ripa Center for Women’s Health & Wellness
1011 Main St. Promenade
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Register at familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu
For more information click here
November 26 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Somerset/Hunterdon County Family Support Group
Somerset Medical Center, Somerville Click here for details
November 29 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
Deerfield Middle School; Rosenhayn, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador

December 2012

December 6 Atlantic/Cape May County Family Support Group
Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona Click here for details
December 6 CANCELLED – Morris/Sussex County Family Support Group
Auditorium
St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville Click here for details
December 6-7 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 National Institute of Mental Health NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program. Email familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment.
December 13 Peer Inservice, Roosevelt School, River Edge
Presenter: Emily Fleischman, Youth Ambassador – NJCTS
December 17 Youth Ambassador Peer Presentation
New Providence Middle School; New Providence, NJ
Presenter: Sarah Ethridge, Youth Ambassador
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