Past Workshops & Conferences

 

 
 
 

Below is a list of past workshops. Most workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities and are appropriate for parents, educators, and anyone who interacts with a child/adult on the autism spectrum. 

 
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Date & Time Workshop Title Location Status
6-28-18
10:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS CIT, Toms River Archived
6-27-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Hoboken FD Archived
6-14-18
9:00am
Summit to Address Sexual Offenses Against People with I/DD New Brunswick Archived
6-5-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Gloucester Child Abduction Response Team Archived
5-31-18
12:00pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students Sayreville Archived
5-31-18
8:00am
Managing Problem Behavior Sayreville Archived
5-30-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS DCJ Academy, Sea Girt Archived
5-15-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Hamilton Township Archived
5-10-18
6:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Fisher Middle School, 1325 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing Archived
5-9-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Exploring Tourette’s Syndrome – A Free Webinar from CNNH Webinar Archived
4-25-18
1:30pm
Managing Problem Behavior Wayne Archived
4-24-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Joint Base McGuire Archived
4-23-18
5:30pm
Hidden Dangers Joint Base McGuire Archived
4-23-18
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Webinar: Autism & How Genetic Testing Can Help – Part II: Contributing to Improved Patient Outcomes Webinar Archived
4-20-18
1:00pm
Teaching Functional Communication Skills West Trenton Archived
4-20-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Joint Base McGuire Archived
4-17-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Joint Base McGuire Archived
4-16-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Webinar: Autism & How Genetic Testing Can Help – Part 1 Understanding Genetic Testing Webinar Archived
4-14-18
8:00am - 3:00pm
Autism Father’s Conference Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ Archived
4-12-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Behavior Reinforcement – Using Your Child’s/Student’s Preferences to Shape Behavior Matthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJ Archived
4-4-18
9:00am
Hidden Dangers Elizabeth School District Archived
3-27-18
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Hamilton Township Archived
3-17-18
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Center For Enhancing Abilities is 100 E Hanover Ave, Ste 103, Cedar Knolls Archived
3-15-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students Matthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJ Archived
3-15-18
6:30pm
Managing Problem Behavior Ewing Archived
3-14-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Identifying Autism in Early Childhood – A Free Webinar from CNNH Webinar Archived
3-6-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to Teach The Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJ Archived
3-5-18
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Cedar Grove, NJ Archived
3-2-18
8:00am - 3:00pm
Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) – Evaluation to Implementation: A Full Day Conference for Parents and Educators Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ Archived
3-1-18
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hidden Dangers Bayonne, NJ Archived
2-27-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 6 Visual Supports and Daily Routines The Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJ Archived
2-20-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Social Stories Boot Camp The Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJ Archived
2-15-18
12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Value of a Neuropsychological Evaluation – A Free Webinar from CNNH Webinar Archived
2-8-18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP Goals Sayreville War Memorial High School Media Center Sayreville, NJ Archived
2-3-18
9:00am - 11:30am
Autism Conference for Clergy and Lay Leaders Resurrection Lutheran Church, 4315 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690 Archived
2-1-18
6:30pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students Ewing Archived
1-29-18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hidden Dangers Samsel Upper Elementary School, 298 Ernston Road, Parlin, NJ Archived
1-19-18
6:30pm
Hidden Dangers School 11, 147 Merselis Avenue, Clifton, NJ Archived
1-15-18
8:00am
School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide Training Bridgewater Archived
1-11-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Assessment Tools to Address Education and Skill Development Matthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJ Archived
1-11-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Power of Art Therapy – A Free Webinar from CNNH Webinar Archived
1-9-18
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Hidden Dangers Anthony Wayne Middle School Media Center, 201 Garside Avenue, Wayne, NJ Archived
1-5-18
8:00am - 4:00pm
Conference for Professionals, Caregivers, and Self-Advocates: Autism Sexuality Education – Navigating Relationships, Avoiding Victimization, and Becoming Empowered Montclair University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ Archived
12-11-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Verona, NJ Archived
12-7-17
6:30pm
Planning for Transition to Adulthood Ewing Archived
12-5-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Woodbridge, NJ Archived
11-29-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Sea Girt, NJ Archived
11-28-17
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Good IEPs – What They Can And Should Look Like POAC Training Center, 1089 Route 88, Brick, NJ Archived
11-16-17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Using Social Stories to Teach and Generalize Skills Matthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJ Archived
11-16-17
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Relationship Between Executive Dysfunction, Academic Performance, and Daily Life – A CNNH Webinar Webinar Archived
11-14-17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Anthony Wayne Middle School 201 Garside Avenue, Wayne NJ Archived
11-7-17
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS This session for EMS - Madison, NJ Archived
11-7-17
8:30am - 11:30am
Autism Recognition and Response for School Nurses Ewing Archived
11-7-17
8:00am
Using Social Stories to Teach and Generalize Skills Sayreville School District Archived
11-6-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Anxiety and Autism Toms River Library Archived
10-26-17
6:30pm
ABA for ADLs Ewing Archived
10-24-17
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Parsippany, NJ Archived
10-24-17
12:30pm
Teaching Adaptive Life Skills Parlin Archived
10-23-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Verona, NJ Archived
10-23-17
8:30am
Managing Problem Behavior Trenton Archived
10-13-17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Morristown, NJ Archived
10-12-17
11:00am - 1:00pm
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
10-10-17
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Parsippany, NJ Archived
10-9-17
8:30am
Managing Problem Behavior Ewing Archived
9-12-17
11:00am - 1:00pm
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
7-20-17
12:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Wayne, NJ Archived
6-29-17
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Budd Lake, NJ Archived
6-23-17
6:00pm - 7:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Brick, NJ Archived
6-9-17
8:30am - 10:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Morristown Medical Center Archived
6-4-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Garfield Archived
5-23-17
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Morristown, NJ Archived
5-21-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Clifton Archived
5-20-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Sayreville Archived
5-13-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Ewing Archived
5-11-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Lanoka Harbor, NJ Archived
5-10-17
7:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Sewaren (Woodbridge), NJ Archived
5-9-17
6:30pm
Introduction to Autism for Extended Family Members Ewing, NJ Archived
5-8-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Paraprofessionals and the Autism Classroom Barnegat, NJ Archived
5-7-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Manahawkin Archived
5-6-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Lakewood Archived
5-1-17
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Overcoming Roadblocks to a Successful IEP – A Two Part Series Brick Archived
4-30-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A Difference Woodbridge Archived
4-27-17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Ocean, NJ Archived
4-27-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Transition Planning for Special Needs Students Old Bridge Archived
4-27-17
1:30pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students Ewing, NJ Archived
4-27-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns South Plainfield, NJ Archived
4-26-17
1:00pm
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Toms River, NJ Archived
4-24-17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Overcoming Roadblocks to a Successful IEP – A Two Part Series Brick Archived
4-21-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Asbury Park, NJ Archived
4-20-17
6:00pm
Hidden Dangers Ewing, NJ Archived
4-20-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Sayreville, NJ Archived
4-19-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Asbury Park, NJ Archived
4-18-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Elizabeth, NJ Archived
4-14-17
2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Seaside Heights PD Archived
4-13-17
6:00pm
Free IEP Reviews Brick Archived
4-10-17
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Fair Lawn, NJ Archived
4-7-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Hazlet, NJ Archived
4-4-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to Teach Freehold, NJ Archived
4-4-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to Teach Freehold, NJ Archived
4-4-17
7:00pm - 7:00pm
Utilizing the Natural Environment to Teach Freehold Archived
3-31-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Garfield, NJ Archived
3-31-17
9:00am
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Piscataway, NJ Archived
3-28-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – A 10 Part Series: Part 9 How to Evaluate a Good ABA Program Freehold, NJ Archived
3-23-17
6:30pm
Hidden Dangers Garfield, NJ Archived
3-21-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 6 Visual Supports and Daily Routines Freehold, NJ Archived
3-14-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Social Stories Boot Camp Freehold, NJ Archived
3-10-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Toms River, NJ Archived
3-9-17
6:30pm
Managing Problem Behavior Ewing, NJ Archived
3-8-17
7:00pm
Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP Goals Sewaren (Woodbridge), NJ Archived
3-7-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – A 10 Part Series: Part 6 How to Include Effective Goals in the IEP Freehold, NJ Archived
3-7-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Summit Police Department Archived
3-6-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Transition 101 Brick, NJ Archived
3-2-17
10:00am
Hidden Dangers Garfield, NJ Archived
2-24-17
8:00am - 10:00am
Expectations and Strategies for Hospital Staff Toms River, NJ Archived
2-23-17
1:40pm - 3:10pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monroe, NJ Archived
2-22-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Barnegat Police Department Archived
2-19-17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Port Reading/Woodbridge EMS Archived
2-14-17
6:00am - 9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Port Authority of NY & NJ Archived
2-10-17
8:00am - 10:00am
Expectations and Strategies for Hospital Staff Toms River, NJ Archived
2-9-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Barnegat Police Department Archived
2-8-17
10:00am - 12:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Denville, NJ Archived
1-26-17
6:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Garfield, NJ Archived
1-23-17
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Spotswood, NJ Archived
1-22-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Wood Ridge, NJ Archived
1-20-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns Cherry Hill, NJ Archived
1-19-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS West Milford EMS, West Milford, NJ Archived
1-11-17
7:00pm
Managing Problem Behavior Sewaren (Woodbridge), NJ Archived
1-10-17
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children South Amboy, NJ Archived
1-6-17
8:00am
Updating Your ABA Tool Box – Beyond the Basics – A Free Full Day Conference Montclair, NJ Archived
1-5-17
6:30pm
Autism and Fathers: Coping, Understanding, and Support Ewing, NJ Archived
12-30-16
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Passaic Police Academy, Wayne, NJ Archived
12-16-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
12-15-16
6:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Ewing, NJ Archived
12-13-16
6:00pm
Introduction to Autism for Extended Family Members Clifton, NJ Archived
12-13-16
1:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Warren County Public Safety Dept., Washington, NJ Archived
12-9-16
10:00am
Hidden Dangers Brick, NJ Archived
12-5-16
7:00pm
Hidden Dangers Wayne, NJ Archived
12-5-16
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Warren County Public Safety Dept., Washington, NJ Archived
11-18-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
11-17-16
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Asbury, NJ (Hunterdon County) Archived
11-16-16
7:00pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Sewaren (Woodbridge) NJ Archived
11-15-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Sayreville, NJ Archived
11-13-16
2:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Matawan, NJ Archived
11-10-16
7:00pm
Social Skills for Children with ASD – Empowering Parents to Take an Active Role Brick, NJ Archived
11-8-16
12:30pm
Paraprofessionals and the Autism Classroom Ewing, NJ Archived
11-8-16
10:00am
Making the Leap from Words to Sentences – Getting to the Intraverbal Sayreville, NJ Archived
11-7-16
6:00pm
Hidden Dangers Brick, NJ Archived
11-4-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ Archived
11-3-16
6:30pm
Hidden Dangers South Plainfield, NJ Archived
11-3-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Sayreville, NJ Archived
11-1-16
6:00pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability? Clifton, NJ Archived
10-31-16
9:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Monmouth County Police Academy Archived
10-28-16
10:00am
For Community Services Providers: How to Include Individuals with Autism Clifton, NJ Archived
10-19-16
1:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Parlin, NJ Archived
10-11-16
6:30pm
Hidden Dangers Old Bridge, NJ Archived
10-7-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
10-6-16
7:00pm
Planning for Transition to Adulthood Brick, NJ Archived
10-6-16
11:30am
Peer/Student Orientation Colonia Middle School, Colonia, NJ Archived
10-5-16
10:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Bergen County Police Academy, Mahwah, NJ Archived
10-4-16
6:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Ewing, NJ Archived
10-4-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Clifton, NJ Archived
9-29-16
12:00am
Hidden Dangers Newark, NJ Archived
9-22-16
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co., Morganville, NJ Archived
9-22-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Brick, NJ Archived
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Catalog of POAC Workshops Topics

Below is our training catalog. Click on each box for more information about that workshop.  If you would like to schedule training at your location, have your school  or organization call the POAC office at 732-785-1099. 

School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns

Help students understand autism and how to be a friend to peers with special needs.

Autism and Fathers: Coping, Understanding, and Support

This workshop is designed to help fathers of children of any age, to cope with and understand the diagnosis, participate in the process of education and transition, and to help the family thrive.

Paraprofessionals and the Autism Classroom

This workshop presents an overview of autism for the paraprofessional/classroom aide.

For Community Services Providers: How to Include Individuals with Autism

Learn about autism and how to make your setting more welcoming for individuals with ASD.

Assessment Tools to Address Education and Skill Development

This workshop will look at several assessment tools and discuss the pros and cons of each so that parents and educators can make the best decision about what to use for their children/students.

ABA for ADLs

Learn the basics of using ABA to teach activities of daily living.

Autism Recognition and Response for School Nurses

School Nurses will get the information and tools to help meet the needs of students with ASD.

Autism Recognition for Preschool Staff

Learn to identify early warning signs and how to share your concerns with parents.

Autism Recognition for Preschool Staff Part 2

This is a follow up session for private and public preschools who are serving students with ASD.

Autism – Strategies for Success

This two hour workshop provides a parent’s prospective of autism from earliest signs to adulthood.

Expectations and Strategies for Hospital Staff

This workshop addresses emergency room visits, extended hospital stays and outpatient procedures.

Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students

Get information on classroom challenges and strategies for student success.

For School Administrators: Observing an ABA Program

What to look for when evaluating your ABA program.

Hidden Dangers

How to keep individuals with developmental disabilities safe in the home, school, and community.

How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?

Learn how to recognize the signs when your child may be ready to have the conversation.

Making ABA and VB Work in Your School or Home Program

Get an introduction to how ABA relates to education, skill acquisition, and the reduction of problem behavior.

Making the Leap from Words to Sentences – Getting to the Intraverbal

In order to get the most from this workshop, a working knowledge of B.F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior is helpful.

Managing Problem Behavior

Learn the basics of how to identify the functions of behavior and how to implement protocols to manage them.

No More “More” – Sign Language for Autism

Learn how to start teaching language to students with ASD.

Introduction to Autism for Extended Family Members

Learn about autism and how to create caring and supportive relationships.

Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children

Strategies for success!

Overview of Guardianship and Estate Planning

Learn about future planning for your child or student with developmental disabilities.

Peer/Student Orientation

A 30 to 60 minute session for "buddy" and other programs.

Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP Goals

Learn about measurable goals, assessments, and other issues that should be addressed in the IEP.

Running an Effective ABA Program in School

Learn what a good ABA program should look like.

School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide Training

A great 90 minute workshop for all school transportation staff.

Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

What Parents and Educators Need to Know

Teaching Adaptive Life Skills

Learn how to help your child/student foster independence.

Teaching Techniques and Behavioral Interventions for Classroom Staff

This workshop is appropriate for all classroom staff including instructional aides, paraprofessionals, and specials teachers.

Teaching Functional Communication Skills

How to teach your child/student to ask for the things they want.

Planning for Transition to Adulthood

Plan for life beyond high school.

Other Trainings

First Responder Training

Click here to get information about training for police, firefighters, EMS, medical personnel, and other first responders.

Inservice / Professional Development

POAC provides a multitude of training topics for all school staff. Click here for more information.