Community Events, Educational Courses & Support Groups

Nicklaus Children's Hospital extends its expertise through its educational offerings to the community providing classes and courses, in addition to family-centered services to parents, families and professionals. Browse our community calendar to discover which upcoming events you would like to attend.

Pediatric Nursing Review Course

Prepare your pediatric critical care nurses today to become certified!
This program provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of pediatric critical care nursing care based on the Pediatric CCRN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 07:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Talkin' Kids Health Facebook Live with Beatriz Canals

Join us for a Live chat with Dr. Ana Duarte, Pediatric Dermatologist, Dr. Chad Perlyn, Pediatric Plastic Surgeon and Dr. Ricardo Restrepo, Pediatric Radiologist, who together are part of the comprehesive multi-specialty center for the evaluation and management of all birthmakrs, known as The International Birthmark Institute (TIBI) at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Hear from these top doctors about what you and your families should know about birthmarks in this edition of Talkin' Kids Health.

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

Location:
Facebook Live
 

Radio Lollipop ‘IMPROV Comedy Night’ Fundraiser

Join Radio Lollipop for an evening of laughs at the 11th Annual Comedy Improv Night.

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 08:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Location:
Magic City Casino
Stage 305
450 NW 37th Avenue
Miami, FL 33125
 

1st Annual Vascular Birthmarks Meeting

Come and learn about the diagnosis and treatment of vascular birthmarks and how we can help your child.

Date: Saturday, May 05, 2018

Time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Main Campus - Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
 

Introduction to Conscious Discipline

This workshop is designed to introduce you to a “better way” by providing an overview of Conscious Discipline® created by Dr. Becky Bailey. You will learn basic information about the human brain and about social emotional intelligence in order to have more tools to discipline your children effectively.

Date: Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

CPR Class (Spanish)

Curso de CPR en Español. Costo: $20.00 por persona

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Summer Safety Splash

The 10th annual Summer Safety Splash highlights the importance of safe practices in and around the water. Bring the entire family for safe fun in the water!

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Location:
Halouver Beach
10800 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33154

A Day Through Play: Effective Ways to Communicate Through Play and Everyday Activities

Teaching Your Child Effective Ways to Communicate Through Play and Everyday Activities

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Location:
15025 NW 77th Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
 

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) Family Conference

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital invites you to attend a conference designed to provide individuals with Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) and their family’s up-to-date information about the possible aspects of BWS and their management. 

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Best Practices in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Symposium

This one day course will include educational sessions, case studies, and panel discussions that highlight evidence-based information for managing Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other related disabilities for children ages birth to 5.

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
 

Weekly Events and Classes

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

State-of-the-art mobile health unit offers free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus. The Dental Unit will be visiting different locations on a weekly basis.

Location:
The Dental Unit will be visiting different locations on a weekly basis.
Click here to find out where the next stop is.

​Swimming Lessons

Knowing how to swim saves lives. Swimming and water safety lessons are offered by a trained instructor for babies as young as 6 months to adolescents up to 21 years.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center 
2900 South Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331

Calm Kids

Calm Kids is a weekly group therapy course designed to teach children strategies on how to take control over anxiety symptoms. Children will learn how to cope with fears and worries, identify anxiety triggers, how to relax the mind and body and maximize their self-confidence. This group meets on Tuesdays.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155 

​F.O.C.U.S. Program

This group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 17 with behaviorial issues, including but not limited to ADHD. This support group meets on Wednesdays.   
 

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155 

Social Skills Group

Children and teens ages 7 to 17 are invited to join this small discussion group to learn how to make, cultivate and maintain friendships. Participants will learn basic conversational skills, and discuss the use of appropriate humor, how to electronically connect with others, and how to manage disagreements.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Teen Sleep Group

This six-week program is designed for teens ages 13 to 16 experiencing difficulties related to sleep, including daytime sleepiness, trouble waking in the morning, difficulty falling asleep and waking in the middle of the night.

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
 

Brain Wellness: Yoga for Kids

Participants will learn to optimize neurological potential across the developing age and care continuum, to provide other treatment modalities to optimize results, to provide options for our patients and families, to provide options for our patients and families, and more!

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
 

Pain Management Group

This eight-week program is specifically designed to empower children ages 7 to 18 through complex sensory experiences.

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
 
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