NJCTS - New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. - Collaborations and Partnerships for the Tourette Syndrome Community

Wednesday is TS Day! Seminars

Upcoming Webinars:

 

May 25, 2016
7:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: How Grounding in the Present Can Help Enrich the Future

Presenter: Janice Autera, Psy.D.

Dr. Autera discusses the utility of fostering mindful awareness, or present moment-focus, and self-compassion in improving quality of life. She provides a basic introduction to the practice of cultivating non-judgmental awareness and a compassionate stance toward the self, as well as the associated positive outcomes. Dr. Autera also reviewed specific mindfulness and self-compassion exercises.

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June 1, 2016
7:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Play Therapy: What is it and how can it help my child?

Presenter: Colleen Daly-Martinez, Ph. D. LCSW

In this webinar, Dr. Martinez will discuss the differences between traditional talk psychotherapy and play therapy. She will review some of the history and theories of play therapy, and discuss how and when play therapy might be beneficial to children, adolescents, and even adults. Dr. Martinez will discuss credentials that play therapists might hold, as well as how someone might locate play therapists if they were interested in doing so. 

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June 22, 2016
7:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Charter Schools - Understanding Your Child's Rights

Presenter: Rebecca K. Spar, Esq

This webinar is for parents, educators and others interest in understanding the rights of children with Tourette Syndrome or other associated disorders who are attending or want to attend a charter school; when information requested on application forms may be discriminatory; in determining whether accommodations or modifications must be offered; in providing special education or related services; in responding to bullying, harassment or intimidation by other students or by teachers; when disciplinary action may violate your child's rights and when your local school district may become involved in your child's education in a charter school.

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October 26, 2016
7:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Private Schools - Understanding Your Child's Rights

Presenter: Rebecca K. Spar, Esq

This webinar is for parents, educators and others interest in understanding the rights of children with Tourette Syndrome or other associated disorders who are attending or applying to attend a private school; discussing the different kinds of private schools and applicable laws; deciding when admission practices or policies are discriminatory; in determining whether accommodations or modifications must be offered; in providing special education or related services and the local school district's role in making these determinations; in responding to bullying, harassment or intimidation by other students or by teachers; and when disciplinary action may violate your child's rights.

Space is limited! For more information on our presenter or to register click here

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