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Please see the following information that may be useful your family:Hope and Healing TVEducational Series to Support Children and FamiliesAs we settle into the school year after a year of isolation and social distancing, youth and families may have new thoughts and worries around what’s to come. Hope and Healing is here to support families with rising concerns around new developments of COVID19, their health and safety, and the impact of these many months on our kids and families.In the time it takes to watch one of your favorite shows, we will be diving in to different topics and sharing resources to support parents and children during this time. Join us!**Please click on the dates/times to registerPros and Cons of the Apps Your Kids UseSpeaker: Bryan Cardenas Jara, LSW30 minutesDates:This webinar for parents will focus on apps that youth are using for school, fun, and to socialize; educate parents on the pros and cons of these applications; and discuss how to encourage their children to use them in a safe manner.Mindfulness for Better SleepSpeaker: Victoria Buhl, MPH, CHES2 part series; 30 minutes eachDates:This session will focus on the importance of sleep and how to best set ourselves up for a good night’s rest by quieting our minds. Open to youth and families.Boundary Setting 101Speaker: Victoria Buhl, MPH, CHES2-part series; 30 minutes eachDates:This series will discuss the importance of creating and upholding boundaries, as well as how to effectively set them for yourselves and your children. Open to parents.Beating Procrastination and Methods of Success in OrganizationSpeaker: Autumn Kilduff, Support Specialist and Peer Mentor2-part series; 30 minutes eachDates:This webinar will showcase tips on what school supplies and tools will be critical for success. Open to youth and families.How to Recognize Toxic FriendshipsSpeaker: Anita Crowley, Certified School Counselor, National Anger Management Specialist30 minutesDates:Friendships make life more meaningful. They provide a positive effect that makes us feel good about ourselves and others – but what if your friend does the opposite? Learn the most common signs to look for in a toxic friendship and pick up tips on how to handle them. Open to all ages.Recognizing Anxiety in Kids and TeensSpeaker: Anita Crowley, Certified School Counselor, National Anger Management Specialist2-part series; 30 minutes eachDates:These webinars will explore different signs of anxiety and stress in elementary, middle school, and high school- age youth. Parents will learn how to support their children in managing their anxiety.IFPR Hope and HealingRWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery’s Hope and Healing Program offers emotional support services, education and community-based resources for individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Through a variety of services, this program aims to assist those impacted by the pandemic to better adjust to their new reality, mitigate stress, review options, develop coping strategies, and, if needed, find linkages to agencies, programs, and other resources in their community.This program is brought to you through the New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP). The CCP is provided by RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and is funded through a FEMA/SAMHSA grant.