Week of May 25, 2020

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents

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

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

5-6pm

Children & Adolescents

(this group was already running before the mandated shut down and is in the process of resuming in telehealth format)

Aimed at helping boys aged 9 – 12 understand and manage their emotions while learning to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

This group meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 6:00pm. Contact Elizabeth DiMaggio for more information.

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Elizabeth DiMaggio
ElizabethDiMaggio@JCFS.org
Jewish Community Programs

7-8:30pm

Jewish Community Programs

 

This event has been cancelled

 

JCFS Chicago and the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss present:
The 8th Annual Conference on Help, Healing and Hope After Loss

Are you grieving the death of a loved one, or supporting someone else who is grieving?

Jewish Community Programs

DoubleTree by Hilton
9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077

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Jewish Community Programs
Deb Lockett
DeborahLockett@JCFS.org
Support Groups

4:30-5:30pm

Support Groups

A comfortable and safe place for adults who feel alone or isolated to meet and talk with others experiencing similar feelings. We will facilitate mutual support through encouragement, hopefulness, and companionship.

For more information contact Lynn Shyman.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Lynn Shyman
LynnShyman@JCFS.org
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

This monthly drop-in grief support group for adults meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm and is sponsored by Temple Beth-El.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents
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
Professional & Community Training

9am-12pm

Professional & Community Training

This presentation will trace the evolution of Harm Reduction as a theoretical basis for addressing the public health crisis of HIV/AIDS, how it became the framework for state-of-the-art substance use treatment, and the paradigm shift it represents for other areas of clinical practice.

Instructor: Nina J. Henry, LCPC, CADC

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Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Amanda West
amandawest@jcfs.org
Support Groups

1-2:15pm

Support Groups

Join other adults to learn tips and tools for finding enjoyment and minimizing the challenges while living with chronic physical illness. Topics may include communicating with healthcare providers, relationships with family and friends, spiritual resources for healing, and living well in times of uncertainty and hardship. The group facilitator will encourage the process of sharing by providing a space for everyone to explore and learn from members of the group.

This group meets every Wednesday from 1 – 2:15pm

Support Groups
Support Groups
David Lipschutz
DavidLipschutz@JCFS.org
Support Groups

4-5pm

Support Groups

Join a supportive environment for young adults who may have experienced job loss due to the COVID-19 situation. Explore awareness around the social and emotional impact of experiences during this time while learning about resources to help when applying for unemployment, career development, and networking.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Support Groups

9:30-10:30am

Support Groups

This group, lead by certified perinatal mental health clinicians, will focus on education and support around infant and maternal mental health and stress management.

Contact Pauline Gubbins via email or at 847.412.4381 for more information.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Pauline Gubbins
PaulineGubbins@JCFS.org
Response for Teens

1-2pm

Response for Teens

BHUSY is hosting Get Healthy for a Cause and all proceeds will support Response for Teens! Donate at least $1 to BHUSY's fundraiser and get the zoom link for heart healthy activities on May 31st. 

Register Today!

Response for Teens
Response for Teens
Sara Manewith
SaraManewith@JCFS.org