Conferences and Workshops/Continuing Education

Upcoming Workshops for Professionals

For nearly 30 years, Jewish Child & Family Services has produced conferences and workshops for professionals in mental health, developmental pediatrics, special education, social work, medicine and law.  We have also provided training for students and organizational staff members.  All told, more than 2,700 professionals have participated in our sessions, which are developed by the Center for Practice Excellence, the educational center of JCFS that has supported area clinicians since 1996. 

When Personal and Professional Overlap: Helping Others When You are Hurting 

Friday, April 24, 8:30am - 12pm - BJBE, Deerfield

"Modern Jewish Family": Adoption, Identity, and the Jewish Community

Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Temple Beth Israel, Skokie

What's Faith Got to Do With It?:  The Role of Spirituality in Healing from Trauma

April 28, 2015 - Session 1

What's Faith Got to Do With It?:  The Role of Spirituality in Healing from Trauma

June 24, 2015 - Session 2

Sessions may be taken independently of each other, though Session 2 will build on knowledge and skills from Session 1. 

Both sessions are 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Temple Beth Israel, Skokie

These workshops have been among the many offered: 

  • A pediatric feeding seminar for speech and language pathologists, feeding therapists and others working with children who treat food version, food refusal, texture sensitivity, G-Tube dependency and other pediatric feeding difficulties.
  • A relationship seminar series for therapists seeking information on varies types of relationships, from the dynamics and treatments for extramarital affairs, to the complexities of parent and child relationships.  

Get Help

For information call toll-free, 855.ASK.JCFS (855.275.5237) or email ask@jcfs.org .