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NJCTS 2015 Calendar

January 2015

January 6Faculty In-Service Presentation
Gloucester Township Public Schools in Blackwood
Presented by Cheryl Ludwig, MA, CCC-SLP, NJCTS
January 7Faculty In-Service Presentation
Green Fields Elementary School in West Deptford
Presented by Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.
January 7Peer In-Service Presentation
Green Fields Elementary School in West Deptford
Presented by Tracy Lederman, Ed.D.
January 8-9NJCTS 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 in Piscataway
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
January 12Faculty In-Service Presentation
Milltown Elementary School in Bridgewater
Presented by Melissa Fowler, MA, M.Ed, NJCTS
January 14Professional Information Session
Bay County Child Study Team of Directors in Bridgeton
Presented by Carolyn Baldwin
January 20Youth Advocate Presentation
Memorial Middle School in Fair Lawn
7th-grade students (two presentations)
Presented by Emily Fleischman, NJCTS
January 21Grand Rounds
Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Department of Pediatric Neurology in Newark
9:15 am
Presented by James Lechman, MD – Yale University – NJCTS
Click here for more information
January 21Wednesday Webinar
"Creative Applications of Exposure Therapy and Habit Reversal Therapy"
Presented by Joelle Beecher-McGovern, Ph.D.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your webinar seat, please click here
January 22-April 2Skills Groups for Children & Adolescents with Tourette Syndrome
NJCTS Tourette Syndrome Clinic
152 Frelinghuysen Road in Piscataway on Rutgers University's Busch Campus
6 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday
Cost: $200 for all 10 meetings
Click here for more information
January 23Youth Advocate Presentation
15 freshman confirmands
Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township
Presented by Sarah Ethridge, NJCTS Youth Advocate
January 23Grand Rounds PCME Presentation
Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Department of Pediatrics in Newark
9:15 a.m.
Presented by Tolga Taneli, MD – RNJMS Psychiatry – NJCTS
Click here for more information
January 24Peer Advocate/Patient Educator Training
For young adults, teens and tweens interested in being advocates
Virtual Hospital Health & Wellness Center in Voorhees
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (lunch provided)
RSVP to Melissa Fowler by January 17 at 908-575-7350 or mfowler@njcts.org
Snow date is January 31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
January 27Phone Support Group
For anyone in the New Jersey Tourette Syndrome community
7:30 p.m.
If you plan to take part, please RSVP to Leanne Loewenthal ASAP by e-mail or by calling 908-575-7350
January 281 in 100 Club
A Tourette Syndrome support group for families in Bergen County
Teaneck Community Charter School, 563 Chestnut Avenue in Teaneck
7:30 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Graham Hartke, Psy.D.
Please RSVP to Caryn Aronson or Charisse Santos
January 29NJCTS Board of Directors
5:30 p.m. via Conference Call
January 302nd annual Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy
LAST DAY TO APPLY
Get an application here: www.njcts.org/teamup
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February 2015

February 2Faculty In-Service presentation
Haddon Township High School
Presented by Michelle Lubonski, M.S. Ed
February 2Peer In-Service presentation
Haddon Township High School
Presented by Michelle Lubonski, M.S. Ed
February 5-6NJCTS 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 in Piscataway
E-mail familystudy@biology.rutgers.edu to schedule your appointment or click here for more details.
February 17Virtual Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 4-11
7:30 p.m.
February 19Virtual Parent Support Group
For parents of TS kids ages 12 & older
7:30 p.m.
February 25Wednesday Webinar
"Making Sense of Sensory Issues – How to manage heightened senses at home and in the classroom"
Presented by Michelle Miller, Psy.D.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST
To reserve your webinar seat, please click here
February 27Faculty In-Service presentation
Teaneck Community Charter School
Presented by Gina Maria Jones, Med, NJCTS Edcuation Outreach Coordinator
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March 2015

March 9Youth Advocate Presentation
Hilldale Elementary School in Pine Brook
Presented by Sarah Ethridge, NJCTS Youth Advocate
March 11NJCTS Table at Resource Fair
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Katz Jewish Community Center
1301 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill
Click here for more information
March 23College Workshop
Montclair State University
Presented by Melissa Miller, Psy.D.
March 292nd annual NJ Walks for TS at Princeton
Join us at Mercer County Park for a walk to raise awareness about Tourette Syndrome
Registration is $22.50 now and $25 at the event
All proceeds to benefit the NJCTS Youth Development Programs
Register yourself, your family or your team today!
Donate/fundraise to help support statewide education & advocacy!
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April 2015

April 13NJ Association of School Social Workers
Spring Institute
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin
NJCTS will have a table at this event
April 18Statewide Parent Advocacy Network Bi-Annual Conference
Come see the NJCTS table!
“Speak Up! Take Action! Create Change!” is a statewide conference for those who are “all in”
Montclair State College
Click here for more information
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May 2015

May 1NJCTS Children's Scholarship
For graduating New Jersey high school seniors with Tourette Syndrome who are enrolling in college, university or trade school in the fall.
LAST DAY TO APPLY
Click here to get yours in today!
May 1511th annual NJCTS Family Retreat Weekend
LAST DAY TO REGISTER for the June 12-14 event at YMCA Camp Bernie
Click here to sign up now!
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June 2015

June 4NJCTS Fundraising Gala
SAVE THE DATE
More information to come in early 2015!
June 12-1411th annual NJCTS Family Retreat Weekend
If you have a child with TS and you want a weekend away with your immediate family, join us at YMCA Camp Bernie for a weekend full of adventures and learning but most of all fun with one another.
Cost is $45 per person, which covers food/fun and lodging for the weekend
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15
Click here to register today!
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August 2015

August 6-92nd annual Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy
For teens entering grades 9-12
Rutgers University's Busch Campus in Piscataway
Click here for more information or e-mail Melissa Fowler
Learn more about the success of the pilot program, which took place August 1-3, 2014!
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October 2015

October 14New Jersey School Health Conference
The Palace in Somerset
NJCTS to participate
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November 2015

November 5-6NJEA Convention
Atlantic City
Come visit NJCTS at our booth!
November 156th annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham
To support the NJCTS School In-Service Program, which educates students and teachers at schools in every corner of New Jersey about Tourette Syndrome and its associated neurological disorders, anti-bullying initiatives and self-advocacy
1 p.m. registration/check-in begins
2 p.m. walk start
Borough Park in Mendham
REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION COMING IN JUNE!
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