Community Education Calendar - December 2019

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

Wednesday, December 18
8:00 AM

Iglesia DCN Doral
4005 NW 79th Ave.
Doral, FL 33166


The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision “to be where the children are” in South Florida and beyond. In addition to screenings and exams, services can include varnish treatments, dental sealants, oral and health hygiene education as well as referrals for follow-up oral treatment, to underserved families of children who do not have dental insurance.

Please call (786) 779-1647 for more information.

Cost: Free for the first 25 children on a walk-in basis.

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

Tuesday, December 17
8:00 AM

Guatemalan-Maya Center 
430 North G Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460


The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision “to be where the children are” in South Florida and beyond. In addition to screenings and exams, services can include varnish treatments, dental sealants, oral and health hygiene education as well as referrals for follow-up oral treatment, to underserved families of children who do not have dental insurance.

Please call (786) 779-1647 for more information.

Cost: Free for the first 25 children on a walk-in basis.

Holiday Toy Drive: Gift and Toy Donations

Monday, December 9
9:00 AM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Registration Office (Blue Garage)
3100 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, FL 33155


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.

CPR Class (Spanish)

Wednesday, February 19
3:40 PM

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


Curso de RCP (reanimación cardiopulmonar, siglas en inglés CPR) y primeros auxilios pediátricos, recomendado para padres, abuelos, y personas que estén al cuidado de menores de edad. Instructores certificados con la American Heart Association enseñarán RCP, el uso de AED y qué hacer en caso de atoramiento en bebés, niños y adultos.

Please call (305) 663-8535 for more information.

Cost: $20.00


CPR Class

Wednesday, January 15
4:07 PM

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


Community course designed to teach first aid basics. This course in pediatric CPR teaches parents, grandparents and caregivers how to administer CPR to infants and children.

Please call (305) 663-8535 for more information.

Cost: $20.00

School Uniform Drive

Friday, November 15

Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
(Franjo Road)
17515 SW 97 Ave
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157


Nicklaus Children's School Telehealth Program is collecting new and gently used uniforms for students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Many of the schools we serve have a student population in which children live below the poverty line, or are in foster care. 

Accepted items: Polo shirts in burgundy or hunter green, khaki pants, skirts and shorts (all sizes). Other pickup locations can be arranged!

Please call 305-796-5810 for more information.

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) Family Conference

Friday, July 10
8:00 AM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


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

Please call (305) 278-5923 for more information.

Cost: $75 per person

Pain Management Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


8 week program. This program is specifically designed to empower children ages 7-18 through complex sensory experiences. Each session is created to teach participants evidenced-based techniques to better manage pain and improve overall quality of life.

Please call (786) 624-2691 for more information.

Cost: Most health insurance is accepted.


Teen Sleep Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


8 week program. This program is designed for teens ages 13-16 experiencing difficulties related to sleep, including daytime sleepiness, trouble waking in the morning, difficulty falling asleep and waking in the middle of the night. The goal of this group is to give teens the tools and strategies they need in order to get more sleep and better quality sleep.

Please call (786) 624-2691 for more information.

Cost: Most health insurance is accepted.

​F.O.C.U.S. Program

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


8 week program. This group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 17 with behaviorial issues, including but not limited to ADHD. The weekly sessions teach innovative techniques to assist children with managing feelings, developing organization skills, maximizing their concentration abilities and socialization skills.

Please call (786) 624-2691 for more information.

Cost: Most health insurance is accepted.

Social Skills Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


8 week program. 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.

Please call (786) 624-2691 for more information.

Cost: Most health insurance is accepted.

Calm Kids

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


8 week program. 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.

Please call (786) 624-2691 for more information.

Cost: Most health insurance is accepted.


Brain Wellness: Kids Yoga

Michael Fux Family Center
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL 33155


This program is provided by a certified yoga instructor. It offers children and teens the following benefits: managing stress through breathing, self-awareness, healthy movement and meditation. Yoga also promotes strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness.

Please call 1-844-624-2020 for more information.

Making Moves

Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155


Making Moves is a fun, movement-based transformational program - not related to skill or fitness - to help people move into a state of being that enhances healing. More than a learning series of steps or memorizing a sequence, participants are encouraged to use their body as an instrument of self-expression and communication. 

Please call 1-844-624-2020 for more information.


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