Workshops & Conferences

 

 
 
 

Below is a list of upcoming 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. Please find the topic you are interested in and click on the Register button.

 
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Date & Time Workshop Title Location Status
2-9-23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Overview of Guardianship and Future Planning Virtual Via Zoom Register
2-13-23
8:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Westchester, NY inservice
2-21-23
6:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Port Authority NY NJ inservice
2-23-23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
How to Create a “SMART” IEP Ross Street School, 110 Ross Street, Woodbridge, NJ Register
3-10-23
9:30am - 1:30pm
Hidden Dangers and Tips for Inclusion Ocean County Library, Mancini Hall, 101 Washington Street, Toms River Register
3-16-23
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hidden Dangers School #14 99 St. Andrews Boulevard Clifton coming soon
3-20-23
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hidden Dangers Ocean County Library, Brick Branch, 301 Chambers Bridge Road, Brick Register
3-22-23
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS NJSP EMS inservice
3-23-23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Internet and Social Media Safety Ross Street School, 110 Ross Street, Woodbridge coming soon
3-29-23
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Passaic Police Academy inservice
3-31-23
8:00am - 3:00pm
Compassionate ABA – A Full Day Conference Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 815 Route 37 West Toms River, NJ 08755 Register
4-11-23
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS FBI inservice
4-22-23
8:00am - 3:00pm
Sexuality, Puberty, and Autism: Practical Strategies for Common Concerns Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 NJ-37, Toms River Register
4-24-23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Hidden Dangers Ocean County Library, Stafford Branch, 129 N. Main Street, Manahawkin Register
4-27-23
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hidden Dangers Ross Street School, 110 Ross Street, Woodbridge coming soon
5-9-23
6:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS Port Authority NY NJ inservice
5-25-23
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children Ross Street School, 110 Ross Street, Woodbridge coming soon
6-6-23
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hidden Dangers Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Twp. Register
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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. 

Hidden Dangers

Our most popular workshop addressing how to keep individuals with developmental disabilities safe in the home, school, and community.

Overview of Autism for Paraprofessionals

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

School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide Training

A great workshop for all school transportation staff.

School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns

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

Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students

Get information on classroom challenges and strategies for student success.

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.

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.

Overview of Guardianship and Future Planning

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

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.

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.

Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children

Strategies for success!

 
 

Other Trainings

 

First Responder Training

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

Inservice / Professional Development

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