Week of March 20, 2017

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

1:30-3pm

Children & Adolescents

A group for parents, grandparents, nannies, and children aged newborn until the 5th birthday which offers an opportunity to:

  • Meet others with young children
  • Get away from feeling "cooped up" and "isolated"
  • Share experiences, ideas, and concerns with others and staff whose skills are in family and child development
  • Discuss developmental issues and watch them unfold as children play

Join any time during the year.  Please call first to register.

Children & Adolescents

Virginia Frank Child Development Center
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Children & Adolescents
Joanne Kestnbaum, LCSW
JVS Chicago

9:30am-12:30pm

JVS Chicago

An interactive workshop for you to learn and practice networking techniques that expand your job search capabilities including how to develop "elevator speeches", and how to design handbills.

Workshop Fees and Policies

$10 per workshop for active or pending Career Moves clients

$20 per workshop for non-clients

JVS Chicago

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Andrea Levasseur
andrealevasseur@jvschicago.org
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@jcfs.org
Support Groups

10-11:30pm

No group on February 28

Support Groups

The loss of a spouse or partner can be life-changing, especially as you face the future without your loved one. Learn what to expect from your grief, learn coping skills, better understand role changes and how the loss impacts relationships.

This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half.

 Fee: $120 for series (can be adjusted for financial need)

Support Groups

Temple Chai
1670 Checker Road
Long Grove, IL 60049
United States

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Support Groups
Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW Jewish Child & Family Services
rosaliegreenberger@jcfs.org
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

Psychotherapy Group: Buffalo Grove

Ongoing therapy groups help clients address individual and relationship issues by addressing feelings, communication, and other issues.

Support Groups

135 N Arlington Heights Road
Suite 104
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
United States

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Support Groups
Dorinne Palmer, LCSW
Jewish Community Programs
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Jewish Community Programs
Support Groups

All of us inherently know the power of music to transport, soothe, and comfort us during difficult times. Explore an evening of music listening and learning to help you create your own support songs. Live harp, percussion and recorded music will be shared to teach how music can encourage healthy coping.

Session led by a Rainbow Hospice Music Therapist.

Jewish Community Programs
Support Groups

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care
1550 Bishop Ct.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
United States

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Jewish Community Programs
Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
ElizabethCohen@jcfs.org
Support Groups

7:15-8:30pm

Support Groups

Psychotherapy Group: Northbrook

Ongoing therapy groups help clients address individual and relationship issues by addressing feelings, communication, and other issues.

Support Groups

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center on the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Campus
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Support Groups
Ceil Berger, LCSW
JVS Chicago

9:30am-12:30pm

JVS Chicago

An interactive workshop for you to gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to enter an interview fully prepared, dressed appropriately and ready to engage in an effective conversation with the interviewer.

Workshop Fees and Policies

$10 per workshop for active or pending Career Moves clients

$20 per workshop for non-clients

JVS Chicago

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Andrea Levasseur
andrealevasseur@jvschicago.org
Jewish Community Programs

10-12pm

Jewish Community Programs

Russian Tea Time

An ongoing group for Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors to discuss the challenges of aging, politics, current events, news from Israel and Russia, family celebrations and more.

Jewish Community Programs

Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center
199 N. 1st St.
Wheeling, IL 60090
United States

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Jewish Community Programs
Maya Gumirov, MACC, NCCC, LPC
JVS Chicago

noon-1:30pm

JVS Chicago

Come share ideas with other small businesses owners and learn from returning guest speaker, David Fadida, business analyst at Duman Entrepreneurship at JVS Chicago. David will discuss the nitty gritty of operations and financials for small businesses. Feel free to bring a lunch.

Register today!

 

JVS Chicago

Brookfield Public Library
3609 Grand Blvd
Brookfield, IL 60513
United States

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JVS Chicago