Conferences, Workshops & Continuing Education

Through its Professional Training Institute, Center for Practice Excellence and Jewish Community Emergency Resiliency Team (JCERT), JCFS Chicago offers conferences, workshops and training.

Presenters who are specialists in their field share their expertise and experience to benefit cross-discipline professionals – mental health, social service, health care and addiction treatment professionals; Rabbis and synagogue leadership; law enforcement and legal advocates; administrators and educators – with a diversity of opportunities for learning, networking and dialoguing.

Date Event Location Contact
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

 

**Please note: This is seminar consists of 7 sessions starting January 14 and ending April 22, 2019. Attendance at all 7 sessions is required to receive CEUs.**

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

Jewish Child & Family Services
Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811
Professional & Community Training

Registration: 8:45am
Program: 9am-12pm

Professional & Community Training

This training session for professionals will provide an overview of the fundamentals of the Sex Offender Registry. The presenters will discuss the types and levels of sexual offenses that require individuals to register as sex offenders, the registration process, and the restrictions placed on offenders, as well as how these rules impact both juveniles and adults. Participants will learn about sentencing options, community reintegration efforts and recidivism.  We will also explore the challenges and limitations of the sex offender regist

Professional & Community Training

Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster St.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

 

**Please note: This is seminar consists of 7 sessions starting January 14 and ending April 22, 2019. Attendance at all 7 sessions is required to receive CEUs.**

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

Jewish Child & Family Services
Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811
Professional & Community Training

9am-12pm

Professional & Community Training

It is estimated that 19% of the general population is affected by an anxiety disorder in their lifetime, yet the estimates for individuals with I/DD is exponentially higher. Through a robust discussion of anxiety and I/DD in adults, this workshop is designed to assist the clinician in the identification of anxiety, evaluation of available interventions, and the review of practical strategies for addressing anxiety symptoms.

Professional & Community Training

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811
Professional & Community Training

5-6:30pm

 

Professional & Community Training

Please note: This program is a professional training event.

This informative presentation will help professionals assist older adults to:

  • Distinguish between the use, misuse and abuse of multiple medications
  • Learn how medications and alcohol interact
  • Use commonly prescribed medications safely and effectively

This event is free.

1.0 complimentary CEU offered for nurses, social workers and counselors. 

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Professional & Community Training

Brookdale Northbrook
4501 Concord Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elana Boiskin
847.745.5405
Professional & Community Training

6-8 pm

Professional & Community Training

Take control of your money!

  • Stop overspending 
  • Get and stay out of debt 
  • Save for unexpected expenses 
  • Understand your financial behavior 
  • Become confident in your ability to manage your money!

This 12 week program meeting on Thursdays, from March 21 through May 9, 2019 will have a small class size, so space is limited. This event costs $300 for the 12 weeks of sessions. Participants will need to purchase a $9/month subscription to budgeting software. No prior financial knowledge needed.

Professional & Community Training

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

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Professional & Community Training
Sheryl Kosovski
847.745.5442
Professional & Community Training

10am-12pm

Professional & Community Training

This two hour seminar will cover the steps from conceptualization to the therapeutic process of Reunification Counseling. There will be a Guardian Ad Litem to talk about how cases are identified for this type of therapy and how the court system works. The second part of the seminar, presented by Tami Sollo LCSW, Coordinator of the Divorce Specialty Center, will focus on how Critical Thinking plays an important role in conceptualizing a case.

Professional & Community Training

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

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

 

**Please note: This is seminar consists of 7 sessions starting January 14 and ending April 22, 2019. Attendance at all 7 sessions is required to receive CEUs.**

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

Jewish Child & Family Services
Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811
Professional & Community Training

Registration: 8:45am
Program: 9am-12pm

Professional & Community Training

Today, many clinicians and others are seeking clear, accurate information about marijuana – the various compounds, what products may look like, how they are used medicinally and socially, whether they are addictive and more. At this training session for professionals, the presenter will discuss trends related to marijuana. In addition, strategies for identifying individuals experiencing Cannabis Use Disorder, potential intervention options, and the unique issues

Professional & Community Training

Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

 

**Please note: This is seminar consists of 7 sessions starting January 14 and ending April 22, 2019. Attendance at all 7 sessions is required to receive CEUs.**

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

Jewish Child & Family Services
Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elisabeth Llewellyn
773.467.3811