NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NJCTS) has announced their next three webinars featuring topics of interest for parents of children with mental health disorders and other learning or social special needs.
September 14: Understanding Executive Function Concerns in Tourette Syndrome and Related Disorders with Richard Gallagher, PhD, an Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) Langone Health.
October 19: OCD & How to Cope with Robert Zambrano, Psy.D, the Clinical Director at Stress and Anxiety in East Brunswick, who specializes in working with children and adults with OCD, depression, and other anxiety disorders as well as Tourette Syndrome.
November 16: Treatment Approaches to Help Manage Bothersome Tics with Dr. Peter Morrison, OD, a neurology faculty member at the University of Rochester specializing in the care of patients with movement disorders.
NJCTS’ free Wednesday Webinar series was launched in 2008 and draws an audience from across the United States. The series features online seminars for parents, educators and professionals on topics of interest to the Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders community, such as anxiety, OCD, sensory issues, bullying, school accommodations, and much more.
To sign up for a webinar, or browse an archive of past webinars, visit njcts.org/webinars. A professional development certificate or a certificate of attendance for attending any of these live webinars is available for educators at a nominal fee.
NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, the nation’s first Center of Excellence for Tourette Syndrome, is a not-for-profit organization committed to the advocacy of children and families with Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders. Dedicated to delivering high quality services to these individuals, the Center recognizes the importance of educating the public, medical professionals, and teachers about the disorder through programs and affiliations with schools, health centers, and universities.