The Family Support Center of NJ training department conducts interactive sessions intended to assist families of children with developmental disabilities targeting different age ranges in order to address unique needs. For professionals, trainings are provided across various disability specific areas of interest, including; education, employment and other professional development areas. Within each of the training sessions, attendees are exposed to appropriate advocacy strategies and are encouraged to develop a person centered approach towards planning and services.
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Guardianship Webinar Series
Autism Webinar Series
Autism Family Services of NJ will be presenting a webinar series in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Join us from your computer, tablet or phone!
- Everything You Need to Know About ABA Insurance Benefits and Eligibility - April 23
- Transitioning Youth with Autism and Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Issues - April 24
- The Many Faces of Autism; Differential Diagnosis and Sibling Monitoring - April 29
- Developing Friendships - May 5
Space is limited to the first 100 registrants that sign on to the live webinar. All webinars will be archived at www.autismfamilyservicesnj.org.
Tue06May20147:00 PM - 8:00 PMOnline
Webinar: Support Coordination - What Every Family Needs To Consider
This webinar will provide an overview of what individuals and their families should be thinking about in regards to choosing a support coordination agency, as well as, working with the chosen support coordination agency to help facilitate a smooth transition to adult life. During this session, your webinar facilitator will elaborate on how support coordination can guide individuals and their families in planning and securing services to assist in taking care of oneself, community involvement, active employment, and considering other adult objectives and undertakings. Q&A will be taken at the end of the session.
Tue10Jun20147:00 PM - 8:00 PMOnline
Webinar: Supportive Housing - How to Best Understand and Plan for One's Housing Future
Supportive Housing is just that - Housing with Supports for people of low income who live with disabilities. The webinar will seek to answer basic information about available resources and how to create and implement a housing plan. The presentation will also provide realistic information to families about the importance of networking, educating oneself, thinking creatively while remaining patient and dedicated in the quest to find affordable housing opportunities with sufficient supportive services.