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NJCTS 2016 Calendar

January 2016

January 12Community Presentation
Family Partners (FSO)
Newton, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed., NJCTS
January 13Community In-service
Care Plus NJ, Inc.
Fair Lawn, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
January 14Youth Advocate Presentation
Clearview Middle School
Mullica Hill, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocates Anna, Sarah, and Eric Baldwin, NJCTS
January 18Faculty In-service
West Milford High School
West Milford, NJ
Presented by Michelle Miller, Psy.D., NJCTS
January 20Wednesday Webinar
"Assistive Technology: 5 Tools to Support Students"
Presented by Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your webinar seat, please click here
January 26Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 4 to 11
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
January 27NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
January 28-29NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program
Interviews with Dr. Robert King and DNA sample collection at the NJCTS Cell and DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University's Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
January 28Faculty In-service
Holy Cross School
Rumson, NJ
Presented by Rob Zambrano, PsyD., NJCTS
January 28Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 12 and up
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
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February 2016

February 3Faculty In-service
Bergen County Technical School, Paramus
Paramus, NJ
Presented by Michelle Miller, PsyD., NJCTS
February 7Youth Advocate Presentation
Temple Emanu-El
Westfield, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocates Tess and Paige Kowalski, NJCTS
February 8Youth Advocate Presentation
Hamilton Elementary School
Bridgewater, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocate Tess and Paige Kowalski, NJCTS
and Youth Advocate-in-training Cami Jimenez, NJCTS
February 8Faculty In-service
Hamilton Elementary School
Bridgewater, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed., NJCTS
February 9Faculty In-service
Valley View School
Watchung, NJ
Presenter Rob Zambrano, PsyD., NJCTS
February 10NJCTS info session 
Millburn High School
Millburn, NJ
Presented by Leanne Loewenthal, MSW, NJCTS
February 11Professional Info Session for Community Management Organizations
Perform Care
Hamilton, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed., NJCTS
February 16Faculty In-service
Branchburg Central Middle School
Branchburg, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
February 16Faculty In-service
Warren Township Schools
Warren, NJ
Presented by Meir Flancbaum, PsyD., NJCTS
February 18Faculty In-service
Passaic County Supervisors of Child Study
Bloomingdale, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
February 18-19NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program
Interviews with Dr. Robert King and DNA sample collection at the NJCTS Cell and DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University's Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
February 22Faculty In-service
Peter Cooper Elementary School
Ringwood, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
February 22Faculty In-service
Park Ridge Middle School & High School
Park Ridge, NJ
Presented by Michelle Miller, PsyD, NJCTS
February 23Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 4 to 11
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
February 24Wednesday Webinar
"Behavior Management: Understanding Your Child's Behavior"
Presented by Dr. Joseph Buonadonna
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your seat, please click here
February 25Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 12 and up
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
February 27Youth Advocate Training in South Jersey
Virtua Voorhees Health and Wellness Center
200 Bowman Drive, Conference Room #130
Voorhees, NJ 08043
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Interested in being a Youth Advocate or Patient Educator with NJCTS? You could make a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people living with Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders! Come to our training and get all the resources you need to start. Click here to sign up.
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March 2016

March 11Faculty In-service
Medford Lakes School District
Medford Lakes, NJ
Presented by Michelle Lubonski, M.S. Ed, NJCTS
March 14New Jersey Council for Exceptional Children (NJCEC) Spring Conference
Ramapo College
"Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders in the Classroom," 1:30pm
NJCTS Presentation
March 16Faculty In-service
Bergen County Special School District
Paramus, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
March 16NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
March 17Community Presentation
Crisis Mobile Service Line for Children's System of Care
Robbinsville, NJ
Presented by Penny Dragonetti, NJCTS
March 22Youth Advocate Presentation
Deal School
Deal, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocate Jacob Gerbman, NJCTS
March 22Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 4 to 11
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
March 30Community Presentation
Circle of Care
Woodland Park, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
March 31NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program
Interviews with Dr. Robert King and DNA sample collection at the NJCTS Cell and DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University's Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
March 31Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 12 and up
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Leanne Loewenthal
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April 2016

April 1NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program
Interviews with Dr. Robert King and DNA sample collection at the NJCTS Cell and DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University's Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
April 3NJ Walks for TS @ Princeton
Join us in Central Jersey for a walk to raise awareness about Tourette Syndrome
All proceeds to benefit the NJCTS Education Outreach Program
Click here for more information and to register!
April 6Faculty In-service
Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy
Livingston, NJ
Presented by Lori Rockmore, PsyD, NJCTS
April 12Peer In-service
Pascack Valley High School
Hillsdale, NJ
Presented by Maddie Pucciarello and Gina Maria Jones, NJCTS
April 13Grand Rounds with Patient-Centered Medical Education
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ
Presented by Harvey Bennett, MD, NJCTS and Youth Advocate Tess Kowalski
April 13Guest Lecture
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocate Tommy Licato, NJCTS and Robert Zambrano, Psy.D., NJCTS
April 14-15New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Annual Convention
Ocean Place Resort and Spa
Long Branch, NJ
Come visit NJCTS at our table!
April 28Call-in Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids of all ages
7:30 p.m.
To attend, please RSVP by e-mailing Barbara Chabner.
April 29Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference
Mercer County Community College
West Windsor, NJ
Keynote speaker: Youth Advocate Tess Kowalski, NJCTS
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May 2016

May 1-3National Association of Social Workers
New Jersey Conference

Borgata Hotel
Atlantic City, NJ
Come visit NJCTS at booth #406!
May 4School Nurses Presentation
Hudson County School Nurse's Association
Bayonne, NJ
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, and Maddie Pucciarello, NJCTS
May 4Youth Advocate Presentation
Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy
Livingston, NJ
Presented by Maddie Pucciarello, NJCTS
May 7Youth Advocate Training
Hillsborough Library
379 S Branch Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
9 a.m. to 3 p.m,
Interested in being a Youth Advocate or Patient Educator with NJCTS? You could make a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people living with Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders! Come to our training and get all the resources you need to start.
POSTPONED - Stay tuned for rescheduled date and time.
May 9Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference
Stockton University
Galloway, NJ
Keynote speaker: Youth Advocate Mary Kate Donahue, NJCTS
May 12Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference
Middlesex County College
Edison, NJ
Keynote speaker: Youth Advocate Hallie Hoffman, NJCTS
May 12-13NJCTS Genetics Sharing Program
Interviews with Dr. Robert King and DNA sample collection at the NJCTS Cell and DNA Sharing Repository
Rutgers University's Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
May 12NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
May 22Community Presentation
Temple Emanuel Mental Health Expo
Cherry Hill, NJ
Presented by Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP, NJCTS
May 22Teens Tackle Tourette's Awareness WALK
Pascack Valley High School
Hillsdale, NJ
9am-12pm
All are welcome!
NJCTS will be there
May 24Youth Advocate Presentation
Fairmount School
Hackensack, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocate Mike Hayden, NJCTS
May 25Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference
William Paterson University
Wayne, NJ
Keynote speaker: Youth Advocate Mike Hayden, NJCTS
May 25Wednesday Webinar
"Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: How Grounding
in the Present Can Help Enrich the Future"
Presented by Janice Autera, Psy.D.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your seat, please register here.
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June 2016

June 1Wednesday Webinar
"Play Therapy: What is it and how does it help my child?"
Presented by Dr. Colleen Daly Martinez
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your seat, please register here.
June 3Youth Advocate Presentation
Gateway Regional High School
Woodbury Heights, NJ
Presented by Youth Advocate Dan Ortner, NJCTS
June 3Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ
Keynote speaker: Youth Advocates Eric, Sarah, and Anna Baldwin, NJCTS
June 7Community Presentation - Live Webinar
The Arc of New Jersey
Free and open to the public
Click here to register
Presented by Graham Harke, PsyD, NJCTS
June 7Community Presentation
NJDOH Special Child Health Services
Trenton, NJ
Presented by Cheryl Ludwig, MA CCC-SLP, NJCTS
June 10-1212th annual NJCTS Family Retreat Weekend
If you have a child with TS and you want a weekend away with your immediate family, join us a YMCA Camp Bernie! Join us for a weekend full of adventures, learning, meeting other TS families, and most of all having fun with one another. Save the date!
June 22Wednesday Webinar
"Charter Schools—Understanding Your Child's Rights"
Presented by Rebecca Spar, Esq.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your seat, please click here.
June 23NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
June 28-29NJCIE's 14th Annual Summer Inclusion Conference
MSU: Empower, Equip, Inspire!
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ
NJCTS Breakout session on June 28th
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, M.Ed, NJCTS
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July 2016

July 21Community Presentation
Bergen County Disability Services
Hackensack, NJ
Presenter TBD
July 29Community Presentation
State Directors of Disability Services
Toms River, NJ
Presenter TBD
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August 2016

August 4-73rd annual NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy
For teens entering grades 10 - 1 year post-high school
Rutgers University's Busch Campus in Piscataway
Click here for more information or e-mail Melissa Fowler
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September 2016

September 18NJ Walks for TS @ Medford Lakes
Join us in South Jersey for a walk to raise awareness about Tourette Syndrome
All proceeds to benefit the NJCTS Education Outreach Program
Click here for more information and to register!
September 22NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
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October 2016

October 19NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
October 26Wednesday Webinar
"Private Schools—Understanding Your Child's Rights"
Presented by Rebecca Spar, Esq.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your seat, please click here.
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November 2016

November 10-11NJEA Convention
Atlantic City Convention Center
Come visit NJCTS at our booth!
November 17NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
November 19NJ Walks for TS @ Princeton
Join us in North Jersey for a walk to raise awareness about Tourette Syndrome
All proceeds to benefit the NJCTS Education Outreach Program
Click here for more information and to register!
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December 2016

December 7NJCTS Board of Directors
6:00 p.m.
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