Training & Events

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.

Click on each training to view its description, dates and locations.


Upcoming Trainings

Mar
18
Wed
Current Issues in Disability Law: What Parents Need to Know NOW @ The Cape Center
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

hfp-logo-4c-4in-200ppiThe Family Support Center of New Jersey brings families of teens with disabilities a unique opportunity not only to LEARN about important aspects of transition from school to adult life, but also to share WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW NOW to help ensure that their sons and daughters are on track to receive the services and supports needed.

LEARN:
This workshop will provide families an opportunity to attend a presentation by highly respected and knowledgeable attorneys from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law who will address topics such as:

  • Pressure Points in Special Education- Maximizing Services
  • Accessing Adult Services – DDD, Medicaid and Fee for Services
  • Planning for the Future – Guardianship and Financial Considerations

TAKE ACTION:
During this presentation participants will have an opportunity for a private 1:1 consultation with an attorney from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. There are a limited number of 20-minute sessions that can be scheduled. Requests for appointments will be made upon registration for the workshop.

To register for this free workshop and to request your private consultation please click below or call 800-372-6510. The first 18 requests for an individual consultation will be honored for each session.

Apr
21
Tue
Current Issues in Disability Law: What Parents Need to Know NOW @ Kingsway Learning Center
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

hfp-logo-4c-4in-200ppiThe Family Support Center of New Jersey brings families of teens with disabilities a unique opportunity not only to LEARN about important aspects of transition from school to adult life, but also to share WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW NOW to help ensure that their sons and daughters are on track to receive the services and supports needed.

LEARN:
This workshop will provide families an opportunity to attend a presentation by highly respected and knowledgeable attorneys from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law who will address topics such as:

  • Pressure Points in Special Education- Maximizing Services
  • Accessing Adult Services – DDD, Medicaid and Fee for Services
  • Planning for the Future – Guardianship and Financial Considerations

TAKE ACTION:
During this presentation participants will have an opportunity for a private 1:1 consultation with an attorney from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. There are a limited number of 20-minute sessions that can be scheduled. Requests for appointments will be made upon registration for the workshop.

To register for this free workshop and to request your private consultation please click below or call 800-372-6510. The first 18 requests for an individual consultation will be honored for each session.

Apr
28
Tue
Transition Matters Overview – Bergen @ Norman A. Bleshman Regional Day School
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Transition Matters Overview Workshop is a training developed specifically for professionals and parents who are working with high school-age students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and will require adult services upon exiting the school system.

Apr
29
Wed
Transition Matters Overview – Monmouth @ Children's Center of Monmouth County
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Transition Matters Overview Workshop is a training developed specifically for professionals and parents who are working with high school-age students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and will require adult services upon exiting the school system.