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Shore Regional High School District

International Baccalaureate World School

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Sandy Wave Riders is a free, six-week psychoeducational support group program for children and their parents/caregivers who have been impacted by superstorm Sandy. Through guided group discussions, creative projects, and storytelling, the program emphasizes sharing, developing positive coping skills, building hope, and improving family communication.

 

Attached is a schedule of sites throughout Monmouth County where the program may be offered (pending enrollment). They include Keansburg, Union Beach, Long Branch, Neptune (Shark River Hills), Belmar, and Manasquan.

 
SANDY WAVE RIDERS A FREE Support Group Program for Kids, Parents & Caregivers 
Impacted by Superstorm Sandy 
(6 week session) 
 
 Share Sandy experiences 
 Learn how to bounce back 
 Reduce stress – build hope 
 Strengthen family connections 
 
TENTATIVE PROGRAM SITES (subject to availability): 
TOWN LOCATION DATES AGE GROUP 
 
Belmar 
 
Belmar Library 
Thur. 6:00 – 7:30pm 
Jan. 9 – Feb. 13 
 
Kids 7-10 & adults 
 
Keansburg 
St. Mark’s 
Community Center 
Sun. 6:00 – 7:30pm 
Dec. 15 – Jan. 19 
 
Kids 6-10 & adults 
 
Long Branch 
 
Long Branch Library 
Sat. 10:30am – 12:00pm 
Jan. 4 – Feb. 8 
 
Kids 7-9 & adults 
 
Long Branch 
 
Long Branch Library 
Sat. 1:00 – 2:30pm 
Jan. 4 – Feb. 8 
 
Kids 10-13 & adults 
 
Manasquan 
 
First Baptist Church 
Fri. 6:00 – 7:30pm 
Jan. 3 – Feb. 7 
 
Kids 7-9 & adults 
 
Manasquan 
 
First Baptist Church 
Fri. 8:00 – 9:30pm 
Jan. 3 – Feb. 7 
 
Kids 10-13 & adults 
Neptune 
(Shark River Hills) 
 
Community Baptist Church 
Thur. 6:00 – 7:30pm 
Jan. 2 – Feb. 6 
 
Kids 7-10 & adults 
 
Union Beach 
Bayshore FSC @ 
Union Beach Library 
Tue. 6:00 – 7:30pm 
Jan. 7 – Feb. 11 
 
Kids 6-9 & adults 
 
Union Beach 
Bayshore FSC @ 
Union Beach Library 
Sat. 1:00 – 2:30pm 
Jan. 4 – Feb. 8 
 
Kids 6-9 & adults 
 
Union Beach 
Bayshore FSC @ 
Union Beach Library 
Sat. 3:00 – 4:30pm 
Jan. 4 – Feb. 8 
 
Kids 10-13 & adults 
 
Fun crafts & materials provided! Space is limited…REGISTER TODAY! 
To register, contact Amanda Porter at aporter@mhanj.org or 609.647.5015 
 
This project is sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, 
through a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant, in partnership with the Mental Health Association in NJ. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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