Every year New Hope Community takes the time to both honor and recognize staff members who have been with the agency for three, five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty years and more! Our family is growing and with that, additional accolades are presented to staff members for the dedication and committment with presentations to a Deirdre McCoy Award Recipient and a Direct Support Professional with the Maxine Belson Humanitarian Award. Employee and Program of the Year is also unveiled at this affair.
The Berkowitz Cup: great golf and great company for a fantastic cause! Proceeds for the Wallace Berkowitz Cup go directly to the NHC Foundation which enhances the lives of individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Initiated in the name of Wallace Berkowitz, former friend and board chair of the agency, the event brings together business partners and friends who are committed to both having fun and making a difference! Join us! Stayed tuned for event highlights and sponsorhip opportunities. For further information regarding the event or to register a team contact Laura Morace, Program Services Coordinator at 845.434.8300, x318.
June 15th, 12noon to 4pm: Staff and their family members are invited to celebrate the start of summer. Fun and fesitivities are ensured for the little ones and fantastic dishes prepared by co-workers is an annual treat along with the the catered creations of Mr. Willy's. Dancing, softball and volleyball are also on the roster of the event in addition to a host of carnival fun for the whole family.
Schedule for April-December, 2014:
April 4: Developmental Disabilities
April 22: Labels
May 1: PTSD
May 28: Bipolar Disorder
June 3: Autism Communication
June 23: Dual Diagnosis
July 1: Designing a program for people with forensic backgrounds
July 30: Crisis Management
August 5: Psychotropic Medications
August 8: Psychiatric vs. Behavioral Symptoms
September 10: Power Struggles
September 30: Personalizing Individual Actions
October 17: Dementia
October 28: Death and Dying
November 5: Personality Disorders
November 17: Positive behavior Supports
December 4: Frustration Management
December 15: Sexuality among people with Developmental Disabilities
All Trainings are from 10am-11:30am
A long standing New Hope holiday tradition is the Staff Holiday Party. This year's theme Brazilian Carnival Celebration is sure to heat up the night!
****Due to the forecast of inclement weather predicted for Saturday the 14th 2013, the Holiday Party has been moved to Saturday the 21st. All else remains the same. Thank you****