Parent Leaders meet to exchange ideas to enhance and sustain family engagement in schools and parent groups to improve outcomes for children with special needs.
The 2014 conference is open to youth, families, and practitioners, and is a unique opportunity for youth, families, and practitioners to network and better understand the roles of the various disciplines in the NJ Children’s System of Care. There are eleven workshops thoughout the day, with experts on trauma, autism, suicide, gambling, IEPs and more.
This presentation is particularly important for families of individuals nearing age 18, as 18 is considered the legal age of majority for all indivuals, including those with developmental disabilities.
Representatives from several organizations will be on hand to help with case management, mental health, financial counseling, legal services and more.
Dr. Bill McFarlane believes that psychosis can be prevented with a range of surprisingly low-tech interventions, almost all of which are designed to reduce stress in the family of the young person who is starting to show symptoms.
Members of the public who would like to present oral testimony must register and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, as space is limited.
Study finds teens who learned about the possibility of change in personalities and social situations were 40 percent less likely than the others to have symptoms of depression
The Study Commission on Violence will be holding hearings through the fall seeking input from the general public on how to address violence in New Jersey.