Upcoming Workshops for Professionals
Jewish Child & Family Services, through its Center for Practice Excellence and Jewish Community Emergency Resiliency Team (J-CERT), offers conferences, workshops and training for professionals, staff, students and the community in 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.
June 5, 2016
The conference is designed to inform, teach and learn more about the most vulnerable in our society and how each of us can help.
July 12, 2016
This presentation will explore the unique challenges male survivors face in seeking treatment and some of the traumatic themes that emerge within the therapeutic relationship. Participants will learn about methods, nature, and integration of sexual abuse by male survivors and treatment considerations.
August 3, 2016
Wednesday, 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Issues of safety, finances, housing, and child custody can be difficult enough for domestic violence victims, but for immigrants who are in abusive relationships these issues can be even more complicated due to culture and immigration status.