Parenting and Family Education Programs in Bergen County The by theregoesthatman

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									                            Parenting and Family Education Programs in Bergen County
                   The programs listed are accepting participants for programs running during the month of
                                                                    February, 2009
The Parenting Grid is brought to you as a courtesy of The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources 201-488-8680
      Program               # and Time                   Dates             Location             Parents only                 Agency                       Additional       Costs
   Name & Ages of           of Sessions                                                           or entire             Contact Information               Services*
     Children of                                                                                   family
    Participants

Children in the Middle      10:30–2:30 p.m.    Feb. 11              Maywood, NJ                Parents              Caryn Loffman                     L                None
for divorced or separated                                                                                           The Center for Alcohol and Drug   Free Parking
parents with all ages of    5:30 - 9:30 p.m.   Feb. 4               Maywood, NJ                                     Resources
children                                                                                                            201-488-8680 x101
PG (Parental Guidance)      1 Session          Call to set a date   Call to schedule one at    Parents              The Center for Alcohol and Drug   L                None
For Teens                                                           your location.                                  Resources
                                                                                                                    201-488-8680
EPIC – Advanced             Meets once per     Thursday             American Red Cross         Parents who have     Lannie Jaconia                                     Nominal
Parenting/Aftercare         month                                   345 Union Street,          completed 12-        Children’s Aid and Family                          fee
                                                                    Hackensack                 week program &       Services
                                                                                               w/o allegations of   201-882-3733
                                                                                               abuse/neglect
                                                                                               since completion

EPIC                        12 Sessions        Call for more        American Red Cross         Parents              Lannie Jaconia                                     Nominal
Parenting Education and                        information          345 Union Street,                               Children’s Aid and Family                          fee
Support Groups                                                      Hackensack                                      Services
                                                                                                                    201-882-3733
McKinney-Vento              On going           September – June     Gateway High School        School age           Joan Maida                                         None
After school program        3:15 – 5:30 p.m.   Monday - Friday      Entrance on Camden         children             Project Coordinator
                                                                    Street                                          201-329-9600 x5510
Mother to Mother            Bi-monthly         Tuesday evenings     Teaneck, NJ                Mothers with         Mrs. Chani Herrmann
                                                                                               children ages        201-833-1349
                                                                                               birth – 5 yrs        herrmann@ou.org
                                                                                                                    Mrs. Chani Herrmann
Father to Father            Monthly            Sundays                                         Fathers              201-833-1349
                                                                                                                    herrmann@ou.org
Helping Children Deal                          Call for more        589 Franklin Turnpike,     Adults and           Diane Sardanopoli
With Loss (Educational                         information          Suite 8                    children             Licensed Professional
Study Group for Parents)                                            Ridgewood, NJ 07450                             Counselor/Child Therapist
                                                                                                                    589 Franklin Turnpike, Suite 8
Play Therapy for 4+ years                                                                                           Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                    201-873-6496
Jewish Family &             Call for more      Call for more        Jewish Family &            Parents              Jewish Family & Children’s                         Vary
Children’s Service of NJ    information        information          Children’s Service of NJ                        Service of NJ
(Social Skills Group ages                                           17-10 River Road                                201-796-5151
7-10 & teenagers)                                                   Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Family Education,           Call for more      Call for more        Family In Touch            Family               Family In Touch
Counseling & Workshops      information        information          240 Grand Avenue                                240 Grand Avenue
(Korean and some                                                    Leonia, NJ 07605                                Leonia, NJ 07605
English)                                                                                                            201-242-4422


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      Program               # and Time               Dates                    Location             Parents only             Agency                 Additional       Costs
   Name & Ages of           of Sessions                                                              or entire         Contact Information         Services*
     Children of                                                                                      family
    Participants
                                                                                                                   Dr. Thomas Campione                          None
Reversing ADD/ADHD &        7:00 p.m.                                  Bergen Chiropractic                         Bergen Chiropractic Neurology
                                             Jan. 27, 2009
other Learning and                                                     Neurology Center                            Center
Language Disorders                                                     300 Knickerbocker Rd                        300 Knickerbocker Rd
                                             Feb. 24, 2009
                                                                       Ste. 1900                                   Ste. 1900
                                                                       Cresskill, NJ 07626                         Cresskill, NJ 07626
                                                                                                                   201-569-0500
Rainbow/Prism               Weekly           Call for more             Ridgewood YMCA             Parents and      Ridgewood YMCA                               None
(Dealing with Grief)                         information               112 Oak Street             children         112 Oak Street
                                                                       Ridgewood, NJ 07450                         Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                   201-444-5600
Mentoring                   Weekly           Call for more             Ridgewood YMCA             Parents and      Ridgewood YMCA                               None
                                             information               112 Oak Street             children         112 Oak Street
                                                                       Ridgewood, NJ 07450                         Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                   201-444-5600
                                                                                                                   www.ridgewoodymca.org
Family Success Center of    Weekly           Tuesdays & Thursdays      Family Success Center      Mothers &        Alana Alleyne/Natalia Arias                  None
Englewood &                                  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.        351 Englewood Avenue       Children         (p) 201-568-3421
Teaneck                                                                Englewood, NJ 07631                          (f) 201-568-3422
“Mommy & Me”
English/Spanish
Art and Communication                        Coming in February        Family Success Center                       Alana Alleyne/Natalia Arias                  None
                                                                       351 Englewood Avenue                        (p) 201-568-3421
                                                                       Englewood, NJ 07631                          (f) 201-568-3422
How to talk to your         1 Session        TBD                       TBD                        Parents,         Cognitively-Correct Inc.                     $20 per
Preschooler                                                                                       Teachers,        Bryce Conway                                 person
                                                                                                  caregivers and   201-674-4215                                 (children
                                                                                                  pre-school       www.ccthedots.com                            free)
                                                                                                  children
mama’s heart                Every other      Saturdays                 New Jersey Institute of    Mothers          Lisa Donohue                                 $180 for
                            week                                       Psychoanalysis                              201-450-2355                                 6 wks
Art workshops               9 – 10:30 a.m.                             Catalpa Ave./Cedar Lane,                    ld1026@msn.com
                            For 6 weeks                                Teaneck
Parenting Education         Various                                    Kraft Center               Parents          Valley Department of Parent
Classes                                                                15 Essex Road                               Education
                                                                       Paramus                                     201-291-6151
Displaced Home Maker        6-9 p.m.         Wednesdays                Bergen County Technical    Women            Darlene Christmas                            None
Support Group                                                          School (Rt. #46W)                           Bergen One Stop Career Center
                                                                       Teterboro, Rm #185                          201-329-9600 X5552
Social Skills Group         11 a.m.-12:30    Sunday                    Careplus NJ, Inc.          Children         Joan Walpole
Ages 5-16                   p.m.             Feb. 1 – March 29         17-07 Romaine Street       Ages 7-14        201-797-2660 x144
                                                                       Fairlawn, NJ 07410
(Separate group available
for teens)
Parenting Groups            TBD              TBD                       Care Plus                  Parents          Jaime de Oliveira
                                                                       17-07 Romaine Street                        201-797-4501 ext. 124
                                                                       Fair Lawn, NJ 07410                         jaimed@careplusnj.org
Melody Arons Center for     7:30-9:30 p.m.   Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6,                                               www.melodyaronscenter.org
Applied Preschool                            May 4, June 1
Research & Education


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       Program               # and Time                   Dates               Location              Parents only                 Agency                       Additional       Costs
   Name & Ages of            of Sessions                                                              or entire             Contact Information               Services*
      Children of                                                                                      family
     Participants
Family Education             Various            Various                Children’s Aid and Family   Families             Children’s Aid and Family                          Vary
                                                                       Services                                         Services
                                                                       Ridgewood, NJ                                    148 Prospect Street
                                                                                                                        Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                        201-445-7015
                                                                                                                        www.cafsnj.org
Social Skills Program for    After school and   On-going               Children’s Aid and Family   Children             Marianne Bennett                                   Vary
Children                     early evenings                            Services                    4 ½ - 11 years old   Children’s Aid and Family
4 ½ - 11 years old           on Tuesdays                               Ridgewood, NJ                                    Services
                             and                                                                                        148 Prospect Street
                             Wednesdays                                                                                 Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                        201-445-7015 ext. 221
                                                       nd         th
Single Parent Group          7-8:30 p.m.         Every 2 and 4         Children’s Aid and Family   Parents              Marianne Bennett                                   Vary
                                                Tuesday of the month   Services                                         Children’s Aid and Family Svcs.
                                                                       Ridgewood, NJ                                    148 Prospect Street
                                                                                                                        Ridgewood, NJ 07450
                                                                                                                        201-445-7015 ext. 221
Positive Parenting              3 sessions      Tuesdays, Jan. 27 &    Fair Lawn Community         Parents              Family Support Organization       L                    None
Presented by The Center                         Feb. 3                 Center                                           Lynne Bolson
                                                                               th
for Alcohol and Drug                            7:00-9:00 p.m.         10-10 20 Street                                  201-796-6209 ext. 102
Resources                                                              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
FSOBC Support Group          On-going           Held weekly on         Family Support Org. of      Parents              Family Support Organization       C                None
                                                                                                                                                                      rd
                                                Wednesdays             Bergen County                                    Lynne Bolson                      L = Every 3
                                                                               th
Age 5 – 17                   7:00 – 8:30 p.m.                          0-108 29 Street                                  201-796-6209 ext. 102             Wednesday
                                                                       Fair Lawn, NJ
                                                          rd
Grandparents Raising         On-going           Meets 3 Thursday       Englewood                   Grandparents         Family Support Organization                        None
Grandchildren                10-11:30 a.m.      Sept. thru June                                                         Lynne Bolson
                                                                                                                        201-796-6209 ext. 102
Help your youth find a job      1 session         Monday, February 9                                    Parents         Family Support Organization                        None
Laura Troy, Bergen One                              7:00-8:30 p.m.                                                      Lynne Bolson
      Stop Center                                                                                                       201-796-6209 ext. 102
Adolescent Girls             Weekly             Wednesdays             West Bergen Center for      Teen Girls ages      Access Department                                  Sliding
Depression Group             6:00 – 7:00 PM                            Children and Youth          14-17                West Bergen Center for Children                    Scale
                                                                       1 Cherry Lane                                    and Youth
                                                                       Ramsey, NJ 07430                                 (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
Adult Divorce Group          Weekly             To be determined       West Bergen Center for      Parents              Access Department                                  Sliding
                             To be                                     Children and Youth                               West Bergen Center for Children                    Scale
                             determined                                1 Cherry Lane                                    and Youth
                                                                       Ramsey, NJ 07430                                 (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
Asperger’s Related           Weekly             Call for more          West Bergen Center for      All ages             Access Department                                  Sliding
Services – Therapeutic       Multiple Times     information            Children and Youth                               West Bergen Center for Children                    Scale
Social Skills Groups         depending on                              1 Cherry Lane                                    and Youth
                             age                                       Ramsey, NJ 07430                                 (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
ADHD/Social Skills           Weekly             Wednesdays and         West Bergen Center for      School age           Access Department                                  Sliding
Groups                       5:00-6:00 PM or    Thursdays              Children and Youth          children             West Bergen Center for Children                    Scale
                             6:00-7:00 PM                              1 Cherry Lane                                    and Youth
                             depends on age                            Ramsey, NJ 07430                                 (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
Teen Boys Group              Weekly             Mondays                West Bergen Center for      Teen Boys ages       Access Department                                  Sliding
                             6:00 – 7:00 PM                            Children and Youth          13-16                West Bergen Center for Children                    Scale
                                                                       1 Cherry Lane                                    and Youth
                                                                       Ramsey, NJ 07430                                 (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
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        Program          # and Time               Dates                     Location            Parents only                 Agency                     Additional       Costs
   Name & Ages of        of Sessions                                                              or entire             Contact Information             Services*
      Children of                                                                                  family
      Participants
Preteen Girls Groups     Weekly           Saturdays                  West Bergen Center for    Preteen girls ages   Access Department                                Sliding
                         10:00 – 11:00                               Children and Youth        10-13                West Bergen Center for Children                  Scale
                         AM                                          1 Cherry Lane                                  and Youth
                                                                     Ramsey, NJ 07430                               (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
Divorce Groups for       Weekly           Mondays                    West Bergen Center for    School age           Access Department                                Sliding
Children                 6:00–7:00 or                                Children and Youth        children             West Bergen Center for Children                  Scale
                         7:00 – 8:00 PM                              3 Post Road                                    and Youth
                         depending on                                Oakland, NJ                                    (201) 444-3550 ext 7144
                         age
EPIC Program for Teen    24 weeks         Mondays, beginning         St. Elizabeth’s Church    Parents              Amy Barr                          C, L           Sliding
Mothers                  4:30-6 p.m.      Feb. 9                     Ridgewood, NJ                                  West Bergen Mental Healthcare                    Scale
                                                                                                                    Center for Children and Youth
                                                                                                                    201-934-1160 x7212
                                                                                                                    abarr@westbergen.org
Comprehensive            8 weeks          Tuesdays                   Bergen Regional Medical   Families with a      Comprehensive Behavioral                         None
Behavioral Healthcare,                                               Center                    relative             Healthcare, Inc.
Inc.                                      Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10,   Behavioral Health Plaza   diagnosed with a
                         7-9 p.m.
Family Educational                        17, 24, Mar. 3, 10         Room E218                 serious and
Workshops                                                            230 E. Ridgewood Ave.     persistent mental
                                                                     Paramus, NJ 07652         illness

Parent Support Group     Weekly           Wednesdays         Church of the Immaculate Parents,                      Families Anonymous                               None
                         7:30 p.m.                           Conception               Grandparents &                1-800-736-9805
                                                             900 Darlington Avenue    Relatives                     famahwah@verizon.net
                                                             Mahwah, NJ
                                                             (Follow signs to parish
                                                             office.)
     M = Meal provided   C = Childcare provided T = Transportation L = Light refreshments served




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                                                                   January 27, 2009


Dear Service Provider:


Following is a listing of Parenting and Family Education Programs available in Bergen
County. The purpose of the grid is to encourage referrals to these programs based on
the needs of your clients.

Our goal is to promote on-going use of these valuable programs by county residents. Your
distribution of this grid to staff and clients is genuinely appreciated. We welcome
information about other parenting and family education providers to add to the grid. These
recommendations can be forwarded to kmapp@tcadr.org.

Thank you for your partnership in referring clients to these programs and in the distribution
of this important information.

Sincerely,



Kim Mapp, M.A.
The Center for Alcohol and
Drug Resources




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