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.

Holiday Toy Drive: Gift and Toy Donations

Get into the holiday spirit and help ensure that every patient wakes up to a very special Christmas morning by participating in our annual toy drive. Whether you drop off new, unwrapped toys and gift cards or go online to make a donation for us to do the shopping for you, there are many ways to get involved.

Date: Monday, December 04, 2017 to Sunday, December 24, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Devonshire Apartments
5820 Devonshire Boulevard
Miami, FL 33155
 

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.

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
San Juan Bosco Catholic Church
1349 W Flagler St.
Miami, FL  33135 

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.

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
Florida City/ Homestead WIC Office
753 West Palm Drive
Florida City, FL  33034  

Lectures and Lattes

Your morning dose of medical knowledge.
The child, the brain, and common developmental disorders with pediatric neurologist Roberto Tuchman, MD.

Date: Friday, December 22, 2017

Time: 08:15 AM to 09:00 AM

Location:

Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy
2400 Pine Tree Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33140

 

End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Pediatric Palliative Care

This program will train health care professionals in end-of-life and palliative care through a comprehensive program that has been successfully utilized throughout the United States.

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Time: 07:30 AM to 05:30 PM

Location:
NCHS Training Center
iCreate Room, 4th Floor
5301 Blue Lagoon Drive,
Miami, FL  33126

Curso de Ortopedia Pre/Post Quirúrgico para el Tratamiento de Labio Fisurado y Paladar Hendido

Aprenda del equipo del Centro Craneofacial y el departamento de Cirugía Plástica de Nicklaus Children's Hospital. El propósito de este curso es presentar nuestra experiencia, técnicas y resultados en el manejo de pacientes con labio fisurado y paladar hendido.

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Health System
Inspire Conference Room
5301 Blue Lagoon Drive, 4th Floor
Miami, FL 33126
 

Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN) Review Course

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

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Health System Headquarters
4th Floor Training Room
5200 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL   33126
 

Weekly Events and Classes

​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

Pediatric Weight Management Group

The Pediatric Weight Management Group, available at the Nicklaus Children’s Aventura Care Center, offers children and families personalized consultation and education. The group meets monthly.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Aventura, FL 33180

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