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What Can Parents Do to Make “The Social Network” a Safer Place for their Children?

Social Networking Parent
Photo courtesy Flickr.com   by Alexander Friedman, M. A., Psychological Services Therapy Extern   The Social Networking Parent   Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube,...

The 4th Annual Conference on Help, Healing and Hope After Loss - “How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies”

4th Annual Bauer Conference
  by Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW  Coordinator, Jewish Healing Network of Chicago Bereavement Specialist   I recently read a letter published in the Washington Post by a young widowed...

Camp Does the Mind & Body Good

Camp Firefly Does the Mind & Body Good
by Olena Vasilik, Psy.D. Camp Firefly Coordinator   Parents and children alike speak of summer camps with excitement, often reflecting on fond memories from their own experiences.  ...

Forever Friends: Camp Counselors Share Their Story

Camp Firefly Forever Friends
By Eliana Wool, M.A. and Caitlin McIlwee, M.A.   “Camp friends are forever friends.” This proverb was the first of many pieces of wisdom passed to us throughout our time as counselors at Camp...

An Empty Chair at the Seder

Empty Chair at Seder
  by Rabbi Joe Ozarowski, D.Min., BCC Rabbinic Counselor and Chaplain, JCFS   The Hebrew word “Seder” means order. The Seder evening and Hagada have a framework—a time for talking, a time...