WEST BERGEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH offers SIBLINGS AND COUSINS WORKSHOPS

Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016

WEST BERGEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
ASPERGER’S RELATED SERVICES offers SIBLINGS AND COUSINS WORKSHOPS

West Bergen Mental Healthcare, a non-profit counseling and psychiatric center, is now offering workshops for siblings and cousins of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (formerly called Asperger’s Disorder) and related diagnoses. The workshops are designed for 6 to 8 and 9 to 12 year-olds and will cover topics such as tolerance, coping strategies, focusing on your relative’s strengths, disclosure, fairness, finding common ground, etc.

The workshops will be held on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning February 15 and February 22, 2016, depending on age level. All workshops will meet at West Bergen Center for Children and Youth, One Cherry Lane, Ramsey, N.J.

The 6 to 8 year-old group meets on February 22, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, and June 13 and 27. The 9 to 12 age group meets on February 15, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 18, May 2 and 16, and June 6 and 20.

The fee for the workshop is $25 per session. (Verification of family relationship is required). For further information or to register, please call Dawn Rhode, LPC at (201) 444-3565, ext. 7347.

Established in 1963 as a child guidance clinic, today West Bergen provides comprehensive services for all age groups with various levels of need. West Bergen is committed to meeting the psychological needs of each of its clients with sensitivity and responsive, innovative services of the highest quality. For further information on West Bergen and the services it provides, please call (201) 444-3550.

Contact: Carol Cohen, Director of Development (201) 444-3550