Conferences and Workshops/Continuing Education

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.


Understanding Protective Orders in Illinois
Thursday, February 18, 2016
A training for professionals to learn about protective orders in Illinois


There is Always Something New in Adult Protective Services

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
A training for professionals to learn about the latest status of the Illinois Adult Protective Services Program


How Did We Get Here? Harm Reduction: An Evolution in Treatment Practice
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
A training for professionals to learn the principles of Harm Reduction