West Bergen Asperger's Related Services Presents

Posted: Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The Asperger’s Services Department at West Bergen Mental Healthcare will present a series of monthly workshops for parents of children and adults on the spectrum. The support group will have a two-part focus. First, to explore the challenges of parenting individuals with Asperger’s and related disorders and second, to allow participants to share and process their own experiences within their families. The co-facilitators are West Bergen professionals who are Masters and Doctoral level clinicians. The fee is $20.00 for one or both parents per session. Parents are encouraged to attend sessions together. Participation is limited and pre-registration is required for each session.

Session dates and topics: May 6 – Expectations (self, child, others); June 3 –Disclosure In the Family and Beyond; July 15 –Siblings; August – No Forum; September 9 – What’s Next? Managing Life Stage Transitions; October 7 – Both Sides of the Coin: Challenging Behavior and Celebrating Success; November 4 – Preparing for the Holidays; December 2 – Tools for Success.

All workshops will be held at West Bergen Counseling Group, 615 Franklin Turnpike, 2nd Floor, Ridgewood, NJ. Please contact Kelly Doyle at kdoyle@westbergen.org or (201) 857-0080 to register or receive further information.