Non-Death Loss and Grief: Unique Issues and Clinical ImplicationsProfessional & Community Training

Grief occurs after the death of someone we love, and it is also manifest in the midst of losses that may not be as obvious or easily described. Clients come to us while dealing with issues such as dementia, infertility, family estrangement or divorce. These are living losses—the loss experiences and their accompanying ambiguity that we must learn to live with as we continue with our lives. Some living losses are readily apparent, such as the loss of functionality, loss of roles, or the absence of loved ones through other means than death.

  • Thursday, June 20, 2024


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Demystifying EMDRProfessional & Community Training

Led by Ben Goldberger, EMDR Basics will provide an overview of the process of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) from assessment through various potential treatment paths.

This Lunch & Learn will cover the background of EMDR, approaches to case formulation, preparing clients for the process, and varieties of EMDR processes and tools. We will also learn about some of the many applications and populations for this unique and powerful therapeutic tool.

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2024


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Understanding and Engaging the Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model (TF-CBT) for Children and Adolescents Professional & Community Training

Learners in this course will get an overview of the clinical indications for engaging this model. They will learn relevant definitions and how integrate this model into their practice. Using real case examples, sessions will focus on not only diagnostic and symptom considerations, but the PRACTICE acronym and tangible activities that providers can engage in with clients. Participants will be able to bring in their own cases as well, to explore ways that this model can be used in their offices.

  • Tuesday, July 2, 2024


  • JCFS Chicago Seigle Campus
    5140 Golf Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077
    United States

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