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These programs are intended for health care professionals; however, others may also be interested and are welcome to register. For information on continuing education credits, please contact Sarah Muller-Robbins, RN, MPH, IBCLC, ICCE, Director of Education at srobbins@pmch.org or use this form.

RECORDING – The Infant Formula Shortage: Supporting Families During the Feeding Crisis

Available until June 30, 2022

This panel discussion will give an update on the status of the American infant formula shortage, how healthcare providers can guide and support parents, regardless of their infant feeding plan, and resources available to refer families in need. With Kristin Cavuto, MSW, LCSW, IBCLC, Nastassia K. Davis, DNP, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Marie Kinsella, MS, MCHES, and Jill Wodnick, MA, LCCE, IMH-E®(II).

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Beyond the Pandemic: Lasting Impacts on Pediatric Health

Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:00AM – 12:00PM

This innovative half-day virtual conference brings renowned pediatric experts to present on how professionals can engage children and families to move beyond the acute phase of COVID and address issues of long-haul sequelae of COVID infection, early childhood development, mental health symptoms and treatment, and pediatric health disparities that became exacerbated during the pandemic.

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On-Demand Professional Education

View our archived webinars for professionals here.


The COVID Vaccine and Pregnancy – A Community Discussion
Thursday, June 30 at 12 noon (Spanish Version at 1 pm)

For those who are pregnant or considering pregnancy, deciding whether to get vaccinated can be a difficult decision. This outstanding panel of health care can community professionals share their expertise and answer questions about the COVID vaccine as it relates to pregnancy.

Featured Speakers:

  • Jacqueline Ventura, Moderator, Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey
  • Dr. Rivera-Núñez, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health and a resident member of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI)
  • Danica LaFortune, Program Co-Director/Community Health Worker Supervisor and Community Doula for SPANs Sister to Sister Community Doulas of Essex County
  • Kashieka Phillips, Community Healthcare Worker for the New Destiny Family Success Center

This session is hosted by our Healthy Women Healthy Families initiative and is funded by the New Jersey Department of Health.

Or learn more about our Spanish language session at 1 pm

Watch our latest episode 

June 22, 2022
Live on Facebook

Join us live as Partnership President and CEO Mariekarl Vilceus-Talty welcomes Kevin Cox, FELLAS Program Supervisor, to discuss fatherhood and more.

Ballin’ with the FELLAS Weekly Pick-Up Game

Come play ball with the FELLAS and learn more about the fatherhood program.  Each week, the FELLAS team will be at a different Essex County basketball court.  Learn more here.

Volunteer Opportunity

We’re recruiting volunteer ambassadors for Trusted Links! Join us for one of our monthly online training sessions to gain professional skills and learn more about how you can empower your community. This program is open to Black women of child-bearing age living or going to school in northern New Jersey. See program details and get involved.

Support Groups
We offer an array of support group opportunities for women and families. Learn more.

Family Support Programs
Our family support and home visitation programs are operational and accepting referrals. Using tele-health and other virtual tools, we continue to connect with and support expectant and new mothers and their families.

Community-based organizations and health care providers can make referrals to Healthy Families, the Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, the Early Childhood Specialist Initiative, and Healthy Women Healthy Families. 

Call Connecting NJ and get connected to family support programs:

Bergen & Passaic Counties  – 973-942-3630
Hudson & Union Counties – 201-876-8900
Morris County – 973-343-2650

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