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 Tracey Kite, Training Coordinator.

 

Date Event Location Contact
Professional & Community Training

9am-12:15pm

Professional & Community Training

Explore macro power dynamics that shape our own and our clients’ gender identities and expressions. Special consideration will be given to areas of marginalization that impact mental health. Evolving language used by trans and gender creative clients to describe themselves and their experiences with gender identity and expression will be defined and discussed. Professional ethics, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) “Standards of Care,” and the DSM-5 “Gender Dsyphoria” diagnosis will be reviewed.

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

The State of Illinois requires all employers to provide annual Sexual Harassment Training.  JCFS is pleased to offer a training by trainer and JCFS Chicago board member Laura Elkayam. We will learn:

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

The State of Illinois requires all employers to provide annual Sexual Harassment Training.  JCFS is pleased to offer a training by trainer and JCFS Chicago board member Laura Elkayam. We will learn:

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

What goes into creating, and then resolving an ethical dilemma? Ethical standards can conflict with each other, or with a legal or moral standard. Different therapeutic professions can have different ethical standards on the same issue. Learn to use an ethical decision-making model as you work through case scenarios experienced by clinical staff.

Instructor(s):

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training

9-11am

Professional & Community Training

Research indicates that 30-40% of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience mental illness.

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training