Professional Training

The Professional Training Institute (PTI) offers 4 to 6 high-quality professional trainings annually to address timely and relevant issues related to abuse, addiction, grief and loss, mental health, and more. JCFS Chicago offers Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professionals (through a partnership with Between Friends), and Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.

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JCFS Chicago opens some of its internal professional training to outside professionals.  These opportunities are listed in our calendar listings.

For additional information about professional training opportunities, contact JCFS Training.

Date Event Location Contact
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

Professional & Community Training

JCFS Chicago continues our focus on improving treatment of clients who have experienced trauma with a two-part series on working with clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have experienced trauma. What is unique about trauma treatment with this population? What assessment tools are available? How can treatment concepts and skills be adapted to be most beneficial?

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
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
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Sarah Piggott
Professional & Community Training

10-11:30am

Professional & Community Training

JCFS Chicago continues our focus on improving treatment of clients who have experienced trauma with a two-part series on working with clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have experienced trauma. What is unique about trauma treatment with this population? What assessment tools are available? How can treatment concepts and skills be adapted to be most beneficial?

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
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
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Sarah Piggott
Professional & Community Training

9am-4pm

Professional & Community Training

This is Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute's 20th annual conference! This year the conference focuses on adolescent mental health with a distinguished group of panelists.

Anyone in the community who cares for or about adolescents, including parents, teachers, coaches, individuals and families directly affected by mental health concerns, and mental health professionals should plan to attend.

Professional & Community Training

Evanston Township High School
1600 Dodge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Nina Henry
847.745.5457
Professional & Community Training

9am-12:15pm

Professional & Community Training

There is a subset of clients who present, either on intake or further into treatment, as living chaotic lives, including unstable relationships. Their diagnosis might be Borderline (or other) Personality Disorder, or Bi-Polar disorder. How do you assess and set treatment goals with these clients? What about when the client is parenting children? What is the role of the therapist? What is the role of an agency?

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
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
United States

View Map
Professional & Community Training
Sarah Piggott
Professional & Community Training

9am-12:15pm

Professional & Community Training

Contextual Trauma Therapy (CTT) is a form of therapy specifically developed to treat Complex PTSD (C-PTSD). Unlike other approaches to trauma treatment, the CTT model is not grounded in specific, predetermined interventions, but rather is guided by a conceptual model consistent with research on the nature of C-PTSD that has emerged in recent years.

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training