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Family Education Workshops, September to November 2019

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Presented by CBH Care’s Intensive Family Support Services

These workshops are for families who have an adult relative with a mental illness.

7 pm to 9 pm

BERGEN NEW BRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER
Behavioral Health Building, Room E218
230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

If interested in attending, please contact Intensive Family Support Services: (201) 646-0333

WEEK 1: September 17, 2019
OVERVIEW OF MENTAL ILLNESS
Presented by Tara Glaser, LSW, Asst. Program Coordinator of ALSP at CBH Care
Discussion of Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and other mental illnesses.

WEEK 2:  September 24, 2019
ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT SERVICES
Presented by Kathy Camisa, LAC, Program Manager
Learn about this Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) program based on a nationwide law that offers intensive care and case management on an outpatient basis.

WEEK 3: October 1, 2019
ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO HEALING
Presented by Hayat Gul, an Integrative Holistic Life Coach, artist, and Reiki Healer
Please join us in a discussion and practice of alternative methods to maintain wellness.

WEEK 4: October 8, 2019
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
Presented by Raymond Falcon, Esq.
Discussion of Psychiatric Advance Directives, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Medical Proxy, and Guardianship.

WEEK 5: October 15, 2019
WELLNESS RESPITE SERVICES OF CSPNJ
Presented by Juliet Quiles, MS, LAC, NCC, Program Manager
Learn about the Wellness Respite House, intensive outreach, and follow-up support for people experiencing a crisis or emotional distress.

WEEK 6:  October 22, 2019
PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS
Presented by Marija Markovic, Pharm.D., BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Psychiatry
Learn about medications that treat mental health conditions.

WEEK 7:  OCTOBER 29, 2019
Adult Partial Care
Presented by Linda Voogd, LCADC, Staff Clinician
Learn about adult partial care programs and find out whether partial care would be a good fit for your loved one.

WEEK 8:  NOVEMBER 5, 2019
RECOVERY:  FROM HOSPITALIZATION TO LIFE COACHING
Presented by Dale Walsh, mental health life coach for families of individuals with mental illness
This is an inspiring presentation from someone who’s had a very personal experience with mental illness. Dale conveys hope that recovery is possible.

 

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