Parenting Stories

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 raise our children to be anti-racist to ensure a better future for all.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 transition period creates.

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.

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 & Career Services in partnership with JumpSpark and PJ Our Way will present Love Shouldn’t Hurt, an educational seminar designed to educate parents about teen dating safety and healthy dating relationships.