Week of October 4, 2021

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

9:30-11am

Children & Adolescents

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
JVS Career & Employment

1:30-2:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

Your LinkedIn profile is like an interactive business card, where you can bring your professional story to life. It’s designed to attract the attention of other professionals who are searching for networking opportunities online. A strong profile is a key differentiator in the job market. Learn the basics and how to get the most out of using LinkedIn.

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

5-6pm

Children & Adolescents

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week group. Thespians will work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing.

At the end of the 8 weeks, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Children & Adolescents

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

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

7-8pm

Support Groups

A free monthly drop-in group for adults in the Jewish community and beyond who are navigating the world after the loss of a loved one to suicide.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this group will be held on Zoom.  Please contact Laurie Garber-Amram for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Laurie Garber-Amram
LaurieGarber-Amram@JCFS.org
Jewish Community Programs

10:30am-12pm

Jewish Community Programs

For older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the past two years. This group will meet via Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 10:30 am – 12 pm.

A zoom link will be sent to you prior to the meeting. This group is free to attend. Please contact Marsha Raynes to register.  This group is supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org
People with Disabilities & Their Families

2:30-3:30pm

People with Disabilities & Their Families

This event is a virtual presentation on Customized Employment for People with Disabilities.

Job enhancements or accommodations are important tools to the success of one’s job experience. JCFS staff will discuss how and when to approach potential and/or new employers on this subject. Discussion will include how to advocate for yourself, think creatively and to ensure you have all the tools for success!

People with Disabilities & Their Families
People with Disabilities & Their Families
Kathryn Dougherty
KathrynDougherty@JCFS.org
HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

3-4:30pm CT

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

Prepare for your citizenship test in small, online group classes. Content includes speaking, reading and writing English, along with U.S. history and civics.

Virtual programs presented in partnership with Indian Trails Public Library District

Citizenship Classes (Via Zoom)
Online registration begins August 15.
Classes taught in English. Open to all. Limit 15 students per class.

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship
HIAS Immigration & Citizenship