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January 06, 2021

Dan Arnold and Ellen Zucrow, JF&CS Clinical Professionals, Featured on Podcast

Dan Arnold and Ellen Zucrow, JF&CS Clinical Professionals, Featured on Podcast

Our Clinical Professionals joined the Jewish Times for an interview about the impact of politics and COVID-19 on us all. Read More

August 25, 2020

Improving Your Child's Emotional Regulation Skills

Improving Your Child's Emotional Regulation Skills

We are proud to be partnering with In The City Camp and Jumpspark Atlanta, on Pandemic Parenting, a new support group for parents during this turbulent time. On Friday mornings, parents are joined by JF&CS clinicians who share helpful tips and tools… Read More

August 24, 2020

The Importance of Routines and Structures

The Importance of Routines and Structures

We are proud to be partnering with In The City Camp and Jumpspark Atlanta, on Pandemic Parenting, a new support group for parents during this turbulent time. On Friday mornings, parents are joined by JF&CS clinicians who share helpful tips and tools… Read More

August 24, 2020

Addiction and its Impact on the Family

Addiction and its Impact on the Family

Sally Anderson, a Licensed Professional Counselor at JF&CS, has 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy and education to individuals and families struggling with substance abuse issues. She shares how addiction can impact the family as a… Read More

July 29, 2020

Be a Big Pal to a Jewish Child in need

Be a Big Pal to a Jewish Child in need

Be a friend, mentor, and a role model. We all need someone we can trust and confide in. Someone that is there just for us. Read More

July 23, 2020

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Parenting in these uncertain times is anything but easy. We get it and we are here to help! If you are struggling to make it through the day just keeping it all together while work pressures, your kids, economic worries, health concerns, and more… Read More

July 07, 2020

Talking about Privilege & Racism - A Parent's Challenge

Talking about Privilege & Racism - A Parent's Challenge

We cannot be afraid to discuss oppression and discrimination for fear of “getting it wrong”. This is not a “one and done” conversation – but we cannot allow the fear of failure paralyze us and condemn us to inaction. We must educate ourselves and… Read More

June 14, 2020

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Kids + working from home might sound impossible, but it doesn’t have to be! Read More

June 02, 2020

Practicing Mindfulness to Manage Anxiety

Practicing Mindfulness to Manage Anxiety

JF&CS clinician, Julie Zeff, offers some mindfulness exercises to help us embrace the uncertainty and “messy” moments of the current climate. Read More

May 13, 2020

IN THE NEWS: JF&CS Atlanta Expands Telehealth and Support Groups

IN THE NEWS: JF&CS Atlanta Expands Telehealth and Support Groups

In response to COVID-19, JF&CS created 11 new support groups with topics ranging from parenting in a pandemic for different aged children, to support for family caregivers presented with new challenges during a pandemic, to those in relationships… Read More

May 13, 2020

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth and Support Groups in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth and Support Groups in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta (JF&CS) significantly expanded telehealth options for critical mental health services and has also created more than 10 new support groups to help many populations. Read More

April 06, 2020

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19: Mental Health, How Are People Coping?

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19: Mental Health, How Are People Coping?

Increased calls for mental health and substance abuse services are one measure of the tremors that COVID-19 is causing beneath the surface of Atlanta’s Jewish community. Read More

March 26, 2020

JF&CS Offers Support When Therapy and Care Are Needed Most

JF&CS Offers Support When Therapy and Care Are Needed Most

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth Options for Mental Health, Career Services, and Older Adult Services, Emergency Assistance in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Read More

March 22, 2020

Healthy Social Media Habits for Teens in the Time of COVID-19

Healthy Social Media Habits for Teens in the Time of COVID-19

Social media and the internet have positive and negative effects on both teens and adults. It is our job as parents to help our children learn how to navigate both sides in a healthy, balanced way. Read More

March 12, 2020

Surviving Suicide

Surviving Suicide

What to do when you lose a loved one to suicide. Content warning: Suicide Read More

January 22, 2020

To Process Grief, Talk About It

To Process Grief, Talk About It

Learn why it is so important to be with others when dealing with grief Read More

December 31, 2019

2020 Community Wide Jewish Pride Program

2020 Community Wide Jewish Pride Program

Please join us as we gather to demonstrate our collective will—we are joined in our bond of love, demand for freedom of religious expression and strength- together we denounce and reject hate. Read More

December 16, 2019

Managing Stress

Managing Stress

When you are feeling overwhelmed, stop what you are doing and focus on the present. One way to ground yourself in the present is to self-soothe with your five senses, perhaps over a cup of tea. Read More

December 10, 2019

JF&CS Welcomes Lauren Rovick As New Child & Adolescent Therapist

JF&CS Welcomes Lauren Rovick As New Child & Adolescent Therapist

Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) Atlanta announces Lauren Rovick, LCSW has joined the professional clinical staff as a therapist. Read More

December 03, 2019

JF&CS Welcomes Ula Zusman As New Child & Adolescent Therapist

JF&CS Welcomes Ula Zusman As New Child & Adolescent Therapist

Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) Atlanta announces Ula Zusman, NCC, has joined the professional clinical staff as a therapist. Read More

October 24, 2019

Strategies for Coping With ADHD

Strategies for Coping With ADHD

Dan Arnold, Director of Clinical Services, shares some strategies for children and adults to use when struggling with daily tasks. Read More

August 19, 2019

Back to School: Five Challenges Every Parent Faces

Back to School: Five Challenges Every Parent Faces

August has become the traditional month for the public and private schools to re-open for the new school year. And now that most Atlanta area kids are getting up and heading off to school, most parents are dealing with the challenges that this… Read More

August 06, 2019

Does Millennial Loneliness Contribute to Society's Tragedies?

Does Millennial Loneliness Contribute to Society's Tragedies?

New data finds that Millennials report feeling lonely much more often than their Gen X and Baby Boomer counterparts. How does that isolation and loneliness impact the emotional well being of Millennials. Read More

July 11, 2019

Parenting After Abuse: Shalom Bayit Starting New Group

Parenting After Abuse: Shalom Bayit Starting New Group

The Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) program at JF&CS is excited to offer a new educational support group: Parenting After Abuse: Mothers Raising Children Exposed to Domestic Violence. Read More

March 18, 2019

Teen Dating Safety: Love Shouldn't Hurt

Teen Dating Safety: Love Shouldn't Hurt

In an effort to spotlight the Social Work profession and highlight the contributions made by social workers to the community, March has been named National Social Work Month. As part of this recognition, the Shalom Bayit program of Jewish Family &… Read More