Community Education Calendar - July 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.

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.

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

Thursday, August 22
8:00 AM

Santa Barbara Catholic Church
6801 W 30th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33018


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.

Caring for Kids With Cancer Symposium

Saturday, October 19

Miami Cancer Institute
First Floor Café
8900 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33156


Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, are again collaborating for The Caring for Kids with Cancer Symposium.

Please call 786-596-2398 for more information.

Cost: 35.00

Free EKG Screenings

Saturday, July 27
10:00 AM

Hadley Park
City of Miami
1350 NW 50th St
Miami, FL 33142


The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides electrocardiogram (EKG) screenings to children and young adults in the community at no cost. The use of an EKG is critical to help diagnose asymptomatic heart defects that may not otherwise be detected in a routine physical exam.

Please call (786) 624-2527 for more information.

Cost: Free for student athletes


Nicklaus Children’s Sports Health Youth Athlete Camp

Monday, June 24

Nicklaus Children's Sports Health Center
2nd Floor
11521 S Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156


A one-week summer intensive program for young athletes looking to gain an edge in sport and wellness. The athlete will gain knowledge in anatomy, movement and nutrition sciences and experience advanced training to improve overall athleticism.

Please call (786) 624-5110 for more information.

Cost: $215 per athlete.

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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