Healthcare Services

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Development for Professionals

The New Jersey Department of Education has designated the Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center/Student Health Awareness Center as a service provider for continuing education credits mandated for all teachers within the state. In addition to pre-scheduled professional development workshops and programs for schools nurses, in-services are available on a variety of topics for presentation at your location.

Featured Workshops for School Professionals
The Student Health Awareness Center hosts at least one professional development workshop annually on topics of interest and concern to school professionals. All of our workshops receive New Jersey Department of Education professional development hours.

If you would like information on future workshops or wish to suggest topics for consideration, please call the Student Health Awareness Center at (732) 308-1850. 

Workshops for School Nurses
  • Workshops for school nurses are scheduled on a monthly basis from October to June, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Past topics have included:
  • Advanced First Aid Techniques
  • Caring for Children with Diabetes
  • Cutting and Self-Injury
  • An Update on Screenings
  • Childhood Obesity: Implications for School Nursing Practice
For information on upcoming workshops, call the Student Health Awareness Center at (732) 308-1850.
 
School Faculty/Staff In-Services
Programs are available for teachers and other school professionals for presentation at faculty meetings, in-service days, and special events. Among the topics available are the following: School Violence Prevention
  • Bullying Awareness
  • Stress Management
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image
  • Drug Awareness Update 
  • CPR training
  • First Aid for Coaches  

Contact Us
For more information, contact the Student Health Awareness Center at (732) 308-1850