Mental Health in Media: Its Stigma and Stereotypes

Presented by Meg Isbitski, LCSW We will discuss the inaccurate and harmful depictions of mental health in the media. There will be an explanation of how these depictions relate to stigma and perpetuating stereotypes from a personal and societal perspective. Special considerations include different cultural lenses and how this affects

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Tourette Syndrome PSA

NJCTS Advocates Call for a Stop to TS Stereotypes

Four young advocates tell their story in new PSAs for NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome

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Trauma Informed Classroom

Presented by Bobbie Downs, Ed.D. ## During this presentation, we will recognize the prevalence and realize the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) so that we can respond in a trauma-informed way and resist re-traumatization. We will explore the way that trauma can shape learning and behavior while also discussing

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Guest Speakers Announced for Academy

In addition to our clinicians and mentors, this year’s Virtual NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy, on August 6 and 7, will feature amazing special guests and performers who have all lived with Tourette Syndrome.  Chad Juros is an international entertainer/speaker who is lucky enough to share his magic and motivational

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Twitcha 2

Twitcha 2 is Now Available

After discovering her superpowers, Twitcha is starting to have doubts as a new villain causes her anxiety and depression to spin out of control.

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TS Train

All Aboard the TS Train

Dr. Bernard Maria was looking for just the right metaphor to describe a patient’s journey with Tourette Syndrome that even a young child could comprehend and give parents an illustration of what to expect. That was when he thought of the TS Train. Dr. Maria serves as chief of the

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NJCTS Announces 2021 Program of Webinars

NJCTS has announced the topics of their Wednesday Webinars series for 2021 featuring presentations by leaders in the field of mental health and education.

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Wemrock Brook School’s Tara Loughlin Awarded Educator of the Year by NJCTS

Second Grade Teacher went above and beyond for student adjusting to a life with Tourette Syndrome. NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders has awarded the 2020 Educator of the Year to Tara Loughlin, a second grade teacher at Wemrock Brook School in Manalapan. Loughlin was nominated by Tracy

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