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A Week in the Life of a Camp Firefly Camper

Camp Firefly
  By: Audra Kaplan, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist and Senior Advisor, Camp Firefly   First day of camp, Mike is quietly keeping to himself. He’s not sure of his new surroundings. Some...

New Disruptive Behavior Clinic

The Disruptive Behavior Clinic
  Our list of comprehensive services for children and their families continues to expand with The Disruptive Behavior Clinic (DBC), a new program under the clinical direction of Carri Hill, Ph.D...

Thank You for Your Support!

Donors Share Why They Give
    Hundreds of people gave financial gifts during our 2015 year-end campaign, raising a total of $183,716 to support the many essential services and programs for children, adults and...

Message from the Front: JCARES Professional Training Institute Attendees Hear About Surviving Rape

A dozen times each year, the JCARES Professional Training Institute offers educational sessions to help professionals across disciplines become more effective and sensitive responders to—and...

Tell Me a Story

Children and Sleep Behavior
  By:  Wendy Guyer, M.S., LCSW, Assistant Director of  the Near North Suburban Counseling Center at Jewish Child & Family Services   It is bedtime, that moment where we put...