Conferences, Workshops & Continuing Education

Through its Professional Training Institute, Center for Practice Excellence and Jewish Community Emergency Resiliency Team (JCERT), JCFS 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

8:30 - 10am

Professional & Community Training

Explore the role of religion and spirituality in the lives of older adults and other vulnerable populations. Participants will learn about the concept of spiritual struggle and how it may impact care and common emotional problems such as depression and anxiety. Learn how to respond, and how to access Tikvah: The Jewish Chaplaincy Community Initiative.

Featured Speakers:

Professional & Community Training

Weinberg Community for Senior Living
1551 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Elana Boiskin
847.745.5405
Professional & Community Training

Registration: 8:45am

Program: 9 - 12:30pm

Professional & Community Training

Children experience many different types of losses in their lives including those from death of a loved one, as well as parental separation and divorce. Age affects how these losses impact children in the present and across their development. This session will explore children's emerging awareness and understanding of loss and death and the physical and emotional reactions that children and teens experience while grieving.

Professional & Community Training

Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Betsy Lazerow, M.Ed.
847.745.5430
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

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Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

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Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119
Professional & Community Training

Times vary by date.

Professional & Community Training

Connections: Early Childhood Training Institute is a six-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals. The Institute was developed out of the Virginia Frank Child Development Center’s Relationship-Based Phase Model, which emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy and productive learning environment.

Professional & Community Training

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

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
773.765.3119