Focus Workshop Series

Focus Workshop Series

Managing Family Stress Around the Holidays (November 18, 2022)

Rabbi Judith Beiner, JF&CS Community Chaplain, and Joel Dworkin, HAMSA Program Manager, share their thoughts on some common causes for stress around the holidays, and tips/suggestions on how to mitigate it.

Jewish Family & Career Services presents: Healthy Teen Relationships (September 16th 2022)

This webinar helped parents identify healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors, increase awareness of dating violence, gain knowledge and skills to recognize warning signs of abuse, and intervene effectively when it occurs.

Parents learned to facilitate discussions with their teen about healthy relationships and teen dating violence.

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Tantrums & Meltdowns: A Survival Guide for Parents (October 21st 2022)

This webinar provided a closer look at the anatomy of a tantrum, the root causes, and ways to guide your child through it. This workshop offered parents tools for monitoring and managing their own emotion regulation, and practical solutions for diffusing meltdowns in toddlers to teens. Our clinicians also offered resources and insight into when it may be time to seek outside help.


A special thank you to our speakers Cari Newman, Certified Parent Coach, and Miranda Barzey, LAPC, for this sucessful presentation.

Jewish Family & Career Services presents: Building Executive Functioning Skills at Home (August 19th 2022)

The beginning of a new school year creates excitement, curiosity, and concern for parents and teens. It can also provide an opportunity to review successes and struggles from the previous school year, and to experiment with new strategies and routines. Dr. Lori Wilson provided strategies to help you partner with your student to build executive functioning skills this school year.

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