Week of June 20, 2022

Date Event Location Contact
JVS Career & Employment

2-3:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

Whether you connect in person, online, in groups, at events or through your own personal relationships, doing it professionally and effectively is essential to your job search success. Networking workshops convene March 23, April 11, May 18, June 20, July 13 and August 18, 2022. 

After you have registered, you will receive an emailed link the day of the event, allowing you access to the workshop you have registered for. 

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@JCFS.org
JVS Career & Employment

6-7pm

JVS Career & Employment

JCFS Chicago is offering Workplace Social Skills for individuals with disabilities. We will cover a variety of topics such as understanding different work relationships, small talk, boundaries, accepting criticism and more.

JVS Career & Employment

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

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JVS Career & Employment
Jess Jankowski
JessicaJankowski@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:15am

Children & Adolescents

*Offered at Kersten and Cooper. Addresses are listed below.
Date and time info reflects the schedule are Kersten. 
Cooper Schedule TBD.

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.

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
Professional & Community Training

9-10:30am

Professional & Community Training

Closed to new members. if you’re interested in these classes in the upcoming year, please email jcfstraining@jcfs.org.

This seminar will provide participants  with a basic, yet practical understanding of cognitive and behavioral principles and models that inform CBT treatment.

Professional & Community Training

If not via Zoom:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645

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Professional & Community Training
Sarah Piggott
JCFSTraining@JCFS.org

5:30-7pm

This 4-part series of workshops empowers teens to explore and heighten their creative voices and points of view. Through a mix of ensemble-building theater games and writing exercises, participants will leave judgements (of themselves and others) at the door, so they can have fun taking positive risks. Register today and feel free to join as many workshops as your schedule permits.

Kat Stuehrk Talo
KatStuehrkTalo@JCFS.org
JVS Career & Employment

2-3:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

LinkedIn is a critical tool in your networking toolbox. Social media continues to impact the job market and learning the best ways to show your worth online is crucial to landing your next position. LinkedIn workshops convene March 14, April 14, May 9, June 23, July 27 and August 29, 2022.

After you have registered, you will receive an emailed link the day of the event, allowing you access to the workshop you have registered for. 

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@JCFS.org
Support Groups

7:30pm

Support Groups

Let’s come together virtually on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST to learn alternative ways to mourn while we gain comfort from being together. Upon completion of our formal program at 8:30pm, participants are invited to stay online for brief personal sharing.

This event is free of charge. Register to receive the Zoom link to the program and additional grief and loss resources following the program.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Diane Halivni
DianeHalivni@JCFS.org
People with Disabilities & Their Families

Times and dates dependent on location, please read info below

People with Disabilities & Their Families

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old.

SPRING 2022 Sibshops

JCFS Chicago will be offering both virtual and in-person Sibshops this spring.  In-person Sibshops will have a limited number of spots and masking is required.  We will use outdoor spaces as weather permits.

People with Disabilities & Their Families
People with Disabilities & Their Families
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
Special Events

4pm

Special Events

Annual fundraiser to benefit JCFS Chicago.
Food! Music! Raffle!

Musical Performance by: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue.

Register today!

Special Events

Ravinia
201 Ravinia Park
Highland Park, IL 60035

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Special Events
Miles Robin
MilesRobin@JCFS.org