Workshops and Training

Our Workshops! No Cost and Open to the Public…Always.

Our Educational Workshops are primarily held at our Fair Lawn location: 0-108 29th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ *Unless otherwise stated below.

Registration is required for our educational workshops!

You may register by email: or phone: 201-509-0562.

When registering, please provide your name, phone #, ages of your children and include the date and time of the workshop , Thank you!

2020 Nurtured Heart Approach® Training!

~For Parents and Caregivers~

The Nurtured Heart Approach® is a strength based, social/emotional strategy that:

  • Transforms negative behaviors into positive behaviors
  • Builds personal Inner Wealth™
  • Promotes positive relationships and renewed sense of self and community!

The goal of this training is to introduce parents/caregivers to the Nurtured Heart Approach® for supporting children and families. Household members are strongly encouraged to attend together!

Training Objectives: You will be able to:

  • Describe the conceptual framework of the Nurtured Heart Approach®
  • Discuss the three Stands of the Nurtured Heart Approach®
  • Demonstrate ways to recognize and energize positive behaviors, within a cultural context.
  • Discuss how to effectively set and enforce clear limits when working with children/youth.

Presenter: Lauren Salvodon, Certified NHA Trainer, is a Community Outreach Specialist at the Family Support Organization of Bergen County (FSOBC). She has also served as a Family Support Partner for the FSO, providing support to parents and caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual and/or substance use disorders. Lauren, whose son was severely bullied, is dedicated to supporting families and advocating for anti-bullying policies in schools. She is also a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor for the Bergen County Division of Mental Health Services, a Crisis Intervention Team Facilitator and a member of the Stigma Free Initiative.

3 Hour Nurtured Heart Approach Training Date offerings:

Morning:   Wednesday, February  5th,  10:00am-1:00pm

Evening:    Monday,  February 10th,  6:00-9:00pm

Saturday:   February 22, 10am-1:00pm