All Educational Workshops are at No Cost and held at our office: 0-108 29th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ *Unless otherwise stated below.

Registration is required, to register by email: ls@fsobergen.org or phone: 201-796-6209 x102.

Please Note: 

There will be NO Evening Parent2Parent group on OCTOBER 31st.

We will reconvene on November 7th.

Hope to see you then!

**Tuesday, October 23, 7:00-8:30pm

Topic:  How to Grow a Healthy Family Dynamic!

Children thrive on feelings of belonging and the affection that comes from having caring and supportive families.  All families go through good and difficult times, however, a family with a healthy dynamic is able to interact with each other in a respectful and safe way. Join us for an evening of learning strategies to improve your family’s dynamic where:

  • Each family member is valued and respected
  • 2 way communication exists
  • Effort to understand and trust others exists
  • Family is collaborative  and engaged
  • Commitment to family’s holistic well-being is present

Presenter:      Cassie Christensen, LCSW


*Please register by Thursday, October 20th

**Adult Supervision is available for youth 5 yrs and older while parents/caregivers are attending this workshop-Please mention if you will need supervision when registering.


**Wednesday, October 3rd, 10:00-11:30am

Coping Power Program!

A 5 week parenting program for parents/caregivers of youth ages 5-12 years old.

Do your Parenting Skills need a Tune-Up?

  • Frustrated with your child’s behavior?
  • Losing control of the positive direction you want for your family?
  • Unable to communicate with your child??

If yes, then Coping Power Program is for You!

Here’s your opportunity to strengthen your parenting skills! Attend this 5 week interactive skill building program sponsored by the Family Support Organization (FSOBC) in collaboration with the Bergen County Division of Family Guidance.

Learn proven strategies that will help you:

    • Set clear rules and expectations.
    • Learn how to respond to various behaviors.
    • Parental stress management.
    • Family communication and problem solving.

Dates:  Five (5) Wednesdays: October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & November 7th.

Time:  10:00-11:30a.m.

*Please plan on attending all 5 sessions*

**Registration is required. Please register by September 27th


**3 Tuesday mornings in November!** 

Topic:       Tools to be an Effective Parent in this World

                        Week #1(11/6): Expectations: Are Your Expectations Realistic?

                        Week #2 (11/13): Failure: Is it Ok?!

                        Week #3 (11/20): Self Advocacy: How to Nurture your Child to be Resilient and

Effective Self-Advocates!

Facilitator:    Henry Balzani RPh, MS, MD

Dr. Balzani is a former Pharmacist, retired OB-GYN, with 40+ yrs working in the Addiction field and presently a Certified Holistic Health, Wellness and Nutrition Coach. He presently lectures in the areas of Health, Wellness, and Substance Abuse. He is the proud father of two daughters and grandchildren.


When:             3 Tuesdays: 11/6, 11/13 & 11/20

                        *Please plan on attending all three (3) sessions.                    

                        **Pre-registration is required by Thursday, October 27th

Parent2Parent Groups, please join us in 2018!


WeeklyEvening Group

There will be No group on Wednesday, October 31st. We will reconvene Wednesday, November 7th.



*Adult supervision is available for youth 5 years and older while caregivers are attending Evening support group.


Monthly: Morning Group

1st Monday of the Month (unless it’s a Holiday!)


 Upcoming meetings:  11/5, 12/3



Family Support Organization of Bergen County

0-108 29th Street

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410


When:  Every 4th Tuesday of the Monthexcept July, August, January and Holidays

**Please Note: Our 11/27 meeting is cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.

So, Join us on 12/18, as we celebrate a Multicultural Pot Luck Holiday Party and

the entrance of a Prosperous 2019 New Year!

Upcoming meetings: 12/18-Pot Luck Holiday Party

Time:  12:45-2:15 pm

Where:  Bergen Family (Success) Center

44 Armory Street, 2nd floor

Englewood, NJ 07631

Through sharing experiences we can help you find options or discover approaches that may help in coping with your situation. Talking with and listening to others in similar circumstances can be just what you need to get through a tough time.  Sometimes a few words from someone else can make a significant difference.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

For further information, please contact

Lauren:  ls@fsobergen.org or (201) 796-6209 x 102







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