Conferences, Workshops & Continuing Education

Through its Center for Practice Excellence and Jewish Community Emergency Resiliency Team, JCFS offers conferences, workshops and training.

JCFS staff share their expertise and experience to benefit professionals, staff, students and the community in the fields of mental health, developmental pediatrics, special education, social work, medicine and law.

J-CERT specifically supports Jewish organizations and communities in their efforts to be proactive in their emergency planning or “readiness” when responding to, handling and recovering from crises.

Date Event Location Contact
Professional & Community Training

9am-4pm

Registration 8:45am

Professional & Community Training

This session examines grief through a family systems lens.  We will explore how to work with bereaved families and individuals from a meaning-making perspective. The presenter will utilize her trademarked Nadeau Family Mobile to demonstrate the effect that grief has on the family.  Participants will learn about strategies and interventions that bring together knowledge and skills from both psychotherapy and marriage and family therapy techniques.

Professional & Community Training

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Betsy Lazerow
847.745.5438
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

9am-noon

Registration 8:45am

Professional & Community Training

This dynamic session will provide an overview of Teen Dating Violence (TDV). The presenter will explore the unique strengths and challenges that young people experience as they enter friendships and dating relationships.  We will examine the dynamics and warning signs of TDV, its impact on young people, the barriers that many youth face when reporting, as well as strategies for engaging youth to build healthy relationships. The session will include an opportunity to practice interventions using safety planning and support skills.

Professional & Community Training

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

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Professional & Community Training
Betsy Lazerow
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

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
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