Professional Training

Professional Training

2018-2019 Training Calendar
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  • ACE/I&RS Perfect Together

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. ACEs are strongly related to the development and prevalence of a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan, including those associated with substance misuse. This is an overview of ACEs risk factors, signs and symptoms and addresses how I&RS code and 504 statue are used to identify and accommodate these student’s needs.

    • ADHD in the Classroom

    There are many new strategies and tools available to help reach and teach your students with ADHD. These strategies also help students to manage their daily difficulties. Attendees learn to identify student specific problems, utilize ADHD background knowledge, apply general strategies for self-regulation to reduce reactive behaviors and more.

      • Current Drug Trends

      This training will discuss the latest trends related to drugs and alcohol facing our youth today. It will provide comprehensive information related to how the rise in substance use disorder is impacting our schools and communities. Attendees will also learn damaging effects, methods of identification and more. Prevention will be the primary focus.

      • I&RS/504 Perfect Together

      trainingThis half day training will clarify the similarities and differences with regard to the state code for I&RS and Federal Statute 504. It will outline how teams best determine the eligibility and criteria for collecting thorough student information and provide the necessary accommodations to further enhance successful outcomes for students.

      • NARCAN: Prevent Opioid Overdose, Save Lives

      A presentation on opioid abuse and overdose, including a demonstration of naloxone administration and rescue breathing. Narcan kits will be distributed to all participants.

      • Prenatal Opioid Professional Education

      This presentation will help consumers have a new understanding of perinatal opioid use and Medication Assisted Therapy based on best practices recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

      • Social Media and Cyber Bullying

      Staff need to educate themselves on the danger today's children face from this constantly connected world and danger areas such as trends, sites and apps, teens and social media and more. Participants will learn techniques for communicating about technology dangers, what to do if you have an incident - school response.

      • Strengthening Families Program

      Strengthening Families is an internationally-recognized, evidence- based family skills training program found to significantly reduce problem behaviors, delinquency, alcohol/drug abuse in children, and to improve social competencies and school performance.

      • Substance Use In Adolescence

      This presentation will assist parents and educators in understanding what adolescent substance use is; how to recognize it; how to talk to adolescents about it; and where to go for help. This session is appropriate for both parents and professionals who work with adolescents and families.

      • Suicide Awareness

      In this training, participants are taught to what to look for, what to say, what to do and how to refer students for help. In addition to the content material, More Than Sad, curriculum developed by AFSP will be offered. This program complies with the requirements for teacher education on suicide.

      • Three Day I&RS

      This three-day training will provide participants with the understanding of the 11 functions of I&RS and practice cases to assess necessary accommodations for I&RS or 504. Through the cases reviewed, problems will be identified and strategies for intervention will be developed to measure outcomes successfully.

      • Tobacco Treatment Education

      This presentation offers an introduction to a six-week tobacco cessation program administered by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist using FDA-approved medications, as per best practice.

      • Understanding Substance Use Disorder

      This presentation will provide an overview of substance use disorder. Attendees will learn the signs and symptoms, gain an understanding of the disease model and the stages of its progression.

      • Wellness in the Workplace

      This training offers a new perspective on how stress works in our lives. It will highlight the mental, physical and emotional aspects to develop the best coping strategies for personal and professional goal mastery, and will also include an introduction of the Tapping Solution model-a successful tool used for the reduction of stress and anxiety.

      Saint Barnabas Medical Center
      94 Old Short Hills Road
      Livingston, NJ 07039
      (973) 322-5000
      Monmouth Medical Center
      300 Second Avenue
      Long Branch, NJ 07740
      (732) 222-5200
      The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
      300 Second Avenue
      Long Branch, NJ 07740
      (732) 923-7250
      Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
      600 River Avenue
      Lakewood, NJ 08701
      (732) 363-1900
      Clara Maass Medical Center
      1 Clara Maass Drive
      Belleville, NJ 07109
      (973) 450-2000
      Community Medical Center
      99 Highway 37 West
      Toms River, NJ 08755
      (732) 557-8000
      Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
      201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
      Newark, NJ 07112
      (973) 926-7000
      Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
      201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
      Newark, NJ 07112
      (973) 926-7000
      Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center and Network
      1691 U.S. Highway 9
      CN 2025
      Toms River, NJ 08754
      (732) 914-1688
      Jersey City Medical Center
      355 Grand Street
      Jersey City, NJ 07302
      (201) 915-2000
      RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
      1 Hamilton Health Place
      Hamilton, NJ 08690
      (609) 586-7900
      Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
      1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
      New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      (732) 828-3000
      RWJ University Hospital Somerset
      110 Rehill Avenue
      Somerville, NJ 08876
      (908) 685-2200

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