Training Opportunities for Professionals

Yachad/NJCD provides ongoing training workshops for agencies, schools, students and its own staff throughout the year. If you are interested in putting together a training program for your organization and tailoring it to your specific needs, please contact Mrs. Amanda Levy, Clinical Director, JUF at 347-770-9759 or
The following is a list of training workshops that have been offered by Yachad/NJCD:

  • Improving Critical Thinking Strategies for Individuals with Special Needs
  • Transition from School to Work
  • Mental Retardation: A Pediatric Perspective
  • Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Social Skills Training for People with Special Needs
  • Recognizing the Signs of Families in Crisis
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- An Introduction
  • Nutrition & Weight Management
  • The Vineland- How to interview and score the Vineland
  • Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse
  • Autism Panel: Diagnosis, Education and Ongoing Intervention
  • Coping with Stress and Getting through difficult life events
  • Working with Difficult People
  • Help a child learn & grow; The Feurestein Approach
  • Going Beyond the “Time-Out”
  • Self Advocacy

Schools can also set up a program for their students to partake in a sensitivity workshop and learn more about inclusion.