Workshops & Courses
JenniferKap@CarePlusNJ.org to register.
Solidarity with PRIDE
Presented by Monica Goffan, LCSW
Wednesday, June 29 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This workshop will discuss and review topics in relation to LGBTQ+ terminology, mental health issues that impact the community surrounding substance abuse, involvement in the welfare & criminal justice systems, and elevated risk for suicide. Workshop participants will gain critical skills, tools, knowledge and connections to help lead the support efforts to create more inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, queer and questioning folks. Participants will learn ways to support the mental and physical health of LGBTQ+ folks and increase their cultural competency.
Handling Our Students With Care: From Responding to ACE Alerts to Building a Support Team
Presented by Ashley Morolla, LPC
Wednesday, July 20 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This 1-hour training will cover the purpose and protocol of the Handle with Care mandate in NJ and what this means for school districts. It also discusses the importance of Assessment Care Teams in school settings and understanding that combating Adverse Childhood Experiences with healthy relationships, appropriate supports and resources can lead to the most meaningful and positive outcomes for our students.
Keep Your Cool: Mind-Body Practices
Presented by Caitlyn Yerves, YLM, RYT
Wednesday, August 17 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This one-hour workshop will review basic Mind-Body Practices that can be utilized every day to develop balance, harmony and well-being. Attendees will learn about the impact of stress and relaxation, and how yoga, breathing practices and mindfulness can help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression. This interactive session will include movement and meditation, as well as discussion and reflective writing prompts designed to provide insights and promote personal and interpersonal peace.