Week of July 8, 2019

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

3:30 - 5pm (see below for location information)

Children & Adolescents

Hinaynee is a twice a week therapy group during the summer months.

This group is designed for children who would benefit from therapeutic support around emotional regulation, struggles in social settings and difficulty navigating relationships.

Location information:

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 on Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5pm

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
AlissaRotblatt@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

4:30-6pm

Children & Adolescents

Together children will practice breathing techniques and yoga that will naturally engage them in social interactions or help prepare them for social games throughout the session. Appropriate for children aged 4-7. This group will be led by a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and an Occupational Therapist (OT).

Children & Adolescents

JCFS Chicago
Abe and Ida Cooper Center on the Esther Knapp Campus
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60645

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

3:30 - 5pm (see below for location information)

Children & Adolescents

Hinaynee is a twice a week therapy group during the summer months.

This group is designed for children who would benefit from therapeutic support around emotional regulation, struggles in social settings and difficulty navigating relationships.

Location information:

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 on Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5pm

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
AlissaRotblatt@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

3:30 - 5pm (see below for location information)

Children & Adolescents

Hinaynee is a twice a week therapy group during the summer months.

This group is designed for children who would benefit from therapeutic support around emotional regulation, struggles in social settings and difficulty navigating relationships.

Location information:

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 on Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5pm

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
AlissaRotblatt@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents

This group, for children 2-3 years of age, will focus on participating in circle time and engaging in play-time activities that promote communication, early problem solving and following directions. This group is playful and fun, often focusing on a particular theme to enhance vocabulary development and to increase a child’s opportunity to use language within a group setting. Children can practice the social rules of communication such as turn-taking, gestures and body language. Led by Speech-Language Pathologist Allison Liwanag.

Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

3:30 - 5pm (see below for location information)

Children & Adolescents

Hinaynee is a twice a week therapy group during the summer months.

This group is designed for children who would benefit from therapeutic support around emotional regulation, struggles in social settings and difficulty navigating relationships.

Location information:

Elaine Kersten Children’s Center, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 on Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30-5pm

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
AlissaRotblatt@JCFS.org
Counseling & Psychological Services

10:30am-12pm

Counseling & Psychological Services

Adult Connect, a ten-week relational therapy group for adults aged 50+, focuses on navigating relationships and managing mental health symptoms that get in the way of daily life.

This group provides a supportive space to meet new people, learn to manage challenges in relationships, build confidence in social engagement, and learn from others who have experienced similar struggles. Each session costs $35 per session. Adult Connect Therapy Group is covered by Medicaid, Medicare, and some health insurance plans.

Counseling & Psychological Services

Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 Golf road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Counseling & Psychological Services
Shira Glogower
ShiraGlogower@jcfs.org
Professional & Community Training

Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 1-5pm 
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 1-4pm 
Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 1-4pm  
Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 1-4pm 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 1-4pm 

Professional & Community Training

Started in 2017, Connections is a five-week summer program for early childhood teachers and professionals who need to fulfill their Gateways training requirements. Offered by the Virginia Frank Child Development Center, an Authorized Entity with Gateways, the Early Childhood Training 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 prom

Professional & Community Training

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645

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Professional & Community Training
Linnet Mendez
LinnetMendez@JCFS.org