Week of January 23, 2023

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Children & Adolescents

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

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
Support Groups

7:30-9pm

Support Groups

Please join us for a virtual monthly grief support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past two years. The group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 7:30 - 9:00 pm and is co-sponsored by Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago and Temple Sholom of Chicago. Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org

Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

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 December 22, 2022 and January 25, February 16, March 27, April 19, 2023

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

7-8:30pm

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

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW

People with Disabilities & Their Families

2-3pm

People with Disabilities & Their Families

The PUNS list, Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services, is the database that the Department of Human Services (DHS) uses to understand how many individuals in Illinois want or need Developmental Disability Waiver services.

People with Disabilities & Their Families
People with Disabilities & Their Families
Kathryn Dougherty
KathrynDougherty@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9:30-10:45am

Children & Adolescents

*Offered at Kersten and Cooper. Addresses are listed below.
Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
Kersten schedule TBD

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