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.

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, November 30, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
San Martin De Porres Catholic Church
14881 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL  33033  

Talkin' Kids Health Facebook Live with Beatriz Canals

Join us for a live Facebook with Beatriz Canals as she gives a sneak peek of the soon-to-open Nicklaus Children's Pinecrest Outpatient Center, located in Suniland! Dr. Jose Rosa Olivares will discuss when parents should visit an urgent care center and much more. Send us your questions and we will answer them live! 

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location:
Facebook Live
 

CPR Class (Spanish)

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

Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
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 07, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
Santa Barbara Catholic Church
6801 W 30th Ave
Hialeah, FL  33018  

Caring for Kids With Cancer Symposium

This day-and-a-half symposium will highlight a spectrum of new developments and innovative advances in current pediatric oncology practice. The faculty — including leading experts from the top local and national cancer care institutions — will review the latest technologies and therapeutic approaches to challenging clinical problems, and will focus on evidence-based approaches to the special physical, emotional and psychological needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Date: Friday, December 08, 2017 to Saturday, December 09, 2017

Time: 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Hilton Miami Airport
5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126 
 

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

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:
Miami 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