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February 2016
February 2016

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

Job Search Workshop at South Cobb Regional Library (Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

How to Find a Job

This is a workshop on effective Job Search Techniques that shows you how to be more focused and less frustrated when looking for a job

Location: South Cobb Regional Library (805 Clay Road Mableton, GA 30126)

Free and open to the community.

Register Here.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016

A Circle of Compassion (Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

8-Week therapy group to support those who find themselves going through life alone or in isolation. Come join us in a supportive space to explore healthy coping skills for dealing with loneliness, isolation and alienation.

Facilitated by Danielle Dollinger and Courtney Tucker, JF&CS clinical interns

Location: JF&CS in Dunwoody

$25/session. RSVP is required.

 

 

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Job Search Skills Workshop (Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Workshop 1: How to Find a Job: This is a workshop on effective job search techniques that show you how to be pro-active and focused instead of frustrated with your job search. Laptops are welcome.

Location: JF&CS 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30338

Free and open to the community.

Please Register Here.

Job Search Skills - St Philip Church (Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

JF&CS presents the Employment Workshop Series at Saint Philip A.M.E. Church.

Saint Philip A.M.E. Church, Family Life and Administration Center
1607 Richard Allen Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 (Memorial Drive at Candler Road)

Free and open to the community.

Registration required.

PAL Recruitment Event (Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Location: Hudson Grille (4046 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30319)

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016

2016 Bregman Educational Conference Dance (Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

 Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 | 8 - 9:30 pm 

Sponsored by Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta 
Food | Music by DJ Sammy | Dancing

The Selig Center | 1440 Spring Street NW | Atlanta, GA 30309

$10 online

RegisterNow

For more information please call 770.677.9345.

A program of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

 

Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Bregman input session for professionals in the Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities field (Monday, Feb 8, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Input session to provide new direction for the educational aspects of the long-standing Larry Bregman, M.D. Educational Conference. 

Location: JF&CS in Dunwoody

Bregman input sessions for conference participants and their families/caregivers (Monday, Feb 8, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Separate input sessions with conference participants and their families/caregivers to provide new direction for the educational aspects of the long-standing Larry Bregman, M.D. Educational Conference. 

Location: JF&CS in Dunwoody

Starting Over Divorce Group (Monday, Feb 8, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Starting Over is a Divorce Support Group for men and women who are separated or divorced. Issues discussed are legal, communication, letting go, parenting, rejection, dating and adjusting to differences. Meetings are at JFCS the second and last Monday at 6:00-8:00 pm. Helen Kotler, Ph. D, LPC is the facilitator at 4042109571. Cost is $25 per session.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Resume Development Workshop at South Cobb Regional Library (Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

How to Create a Successful Resume

How can you get your resume past the computerized screening system and into the hands of the hiring manager? We share several proven techniques that show you how.

Location: South Cobb Regional Library (805 Clay Road Mableton, GA 30126)

Free and open to the community.

RSVP is required.

Dunwoody Family Caregiver Group (Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

This is an open group for caregivers who are caring for family members. We hope to provide a safe and supportive place for caregivers in similar situations to come together to share stories and resources and to support one another. There is no fee to attend this group. It is requested that first time attendees contact Debbi Dooley before attending the group.

This group meets at the JF&CS Dunwoody office (4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd). Directions >

Please RSVP to Debbi Dooley, MS, LPC; 770.677.9338

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

A Circle of Compassion (Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

8-Week therapy group to support those who find themselves going through life alone or in isolation. Come join us in a supportive space to explore healthy coping skills for dealing with loneliness, isolation and alienation.

Facilitated by Danielle Dollinger and Courtney Tucker, JF&CS clinical interns

Location: JF&CS in Dunwoody

$25/session. RSVP is required.

 

 

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Resume Development Workshop (Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Workshop 2: How to Create a Successful Resume: How can you get your resume past the computerized screening system and into the hands of the hiring manager? We share several proven techniques that show you how.

Free and open to the community.

Please Register Here. 

Resume Development - St Philips Church (Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

JF&CS presents the Employment Workshop Series at Saint Philip A.M.E. Church.

Saint Philip A.M.E. Church, Family Life and Administration Center
1607 Richard Allen Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 (Memorial Drive at Candler Road)

Free and open to the community.

Registration required.

 

 

High School Girls Group (Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

This is a discussion group for teen girls in Grades 9th-12th. Teens will support each other by sharing their own experiences and offering advice in a safe place alongside two JF&CS clinicians.

An individual meeting is required before members join the group.

Every other Thursday
Location: JF&CS Cobb Office (1501 Johnson Ferry Rd Marietta 30062)

Each meeting is $25.

*This is an ongoing group and we welcome new group members at any time!*

The group is led by Ina Enoch and Ashley Semerenko.

 

Ina completed her Education Specialist Degree and Ph. D. in School Psychology at Georgia State University. Before coming to JF&CS in January 2009, she worked for the Cobb County School System and was in private practice in Marietta for a number of years. Ina works primarily with children and adolescents and their families.

Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of North Florida and later earned her Master of Social Work degree with a clinical focus from Loyola University in Chicago. Ashley joined JF&CS in 2012 and has experience working with children, adults, couples and families.

Sandy Springs Caregiver Group (Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Caring, sharing, and encouragement, all essential elements of the human experience, may be found in this group for caregivers. Whether you are taking care of a spouse, parent, other family member, loved one, friend, or neighbor, we hope that this group will provide you with a safe place to share your thoughts and feelings and help you to develop a network of support through an exchange of information and experiences.

This is an open and free group.

Location: Huntcliff Summit I (1st floor conference room), 8592 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs.

Drop in's are welcome but RSVP to Mandy Kaufman, LCSW 770.677.9392 

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Interview Skills Workshop at South Cobb Regional Library (Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

How to Ace Your Interview

They say “Tell me about yourself.” Then you say…..? We have many effective tips to share in this Interviewing Skills workshop

Location: South Cobb Regional Library (805 Clay Road Mableton, GA 30126)

Free and open to the community.

RSVP is required.

Johns Creek Family Caregiver Group (Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Caring, sharing, and encouragement, all essential elements of the human experience, may be found in this group for caregivers. Whether you are taking care of a spouse, parent, other family member, loved one, friend, or neighbor, we hope that this group will provide you with a safe place to share your thoughts and feelings and help you to develop a network of support through an exchange of information and experiences. This is an open and free group.

Location: The Cohen Home, 10485 Jones Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30022.

 

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

How to Ace Your Interview (Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Workshop 3: How to Ace Your Interview: The interviewer says “tell me about yourself?” Then you say….? We have many effective tips to share in this interactive workshop.

4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

Free and Open to the Community

Please Register

Interviewing Skills - St Philips Church (Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

JF&CS presents the Employment Workshop Series at Saint Philip A.M.E. Church.

Saint Philip A.M.E. Church, Family Life and Administration Center
1607 Richard Allen Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 (Memorial Drive at Candler Road)

Free and open to the community.

Registration required.

 

 

Sunday, Feb 21, 2016

Artscape (Sunday, Feb 21, 2016 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

What: Artscape provides children ages 18 months to 10 years with opportunities to have hands-on experiences with The Arts – visual, musical and dance.

Zip down the zip line! • Join a drum circle! • Climb the rock wall! • Dance with Zumba! • Puppeteer with the Center for Puppetry Arts! • Perform your heart out with the Alliance Theatre! • And so much more!

Where: Sensations Therafun • 1704 Chantilly Drive

Chairs: Liann Baron and Rabbi Brad Levenberg

 

Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Starting Over Divorce Group (Monday, Feb 22, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

This is a divorce support group held at JF&CS (4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30338). The group consists of men and women of different ages who are either separated or divorced. Various issues are discussed such as legal, emotional, financial, or psychological. Dating, parenting, rejection, how to meet new people, forgiveness, remarriage or step-families are also presented. People join the group and it continues for as long as they need to attend. $25 per session.

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

LinkedIn for Beginners at South Cobb Regional Library (Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

LinkedIn for Beginners

Millions of people use this professional networking site to showcase their skills, connect to others in their field and to research and connect to businesses. Learn why you may want to be one of them.

Location: South Cobb Regional Library (805 Clay Road Mableton, GA 30126)

Free and open to the community.

RSVP is required.

John's Creek Adult Child Caregiver Group (Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Caring, sharing, and encouragement, all essential elements of the human experience, may be found in this group for caregivers. Whether you are taking care of a spouse, parent, other family member, loved one, friend, or neighbor, we hope that this group will provide you with a safe place to share your thoughts and feelings and help you to develop a network of support through an exchange of information and experiences. This is an open and free group.

Location: The Cohen Home, 10485 Jones Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022.

First time attendees, please RSVP to Mandy Kaufman, LCSW at mkaufman@jfcsatl.org or call 770-677-9392.

 

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Workshop 4: LinkedIn for Beginners: Millions of people use this professional networking site to showcase their skills and connect to others in their field. Learn why you should be one of them. Laptops are welcome. 

4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

Free and Open to the Community

Please Register

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

LinkedIn for Beginners - St Philips Church (Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

JF&CS presents the Employment Workshop Series at Saint Philip A.M.E. Church.

Saint Philip A.M.E. Church, Family Life and Administration Center
1607 Richard Allen Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 (Memorial Drive at Candler Road)

Free and open to the community.

Registration required.

 

 

High School Girls Group (Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

This is a discussion group for teen girls in Grades 9th-12th. Teens will support each other by sharing their own experiences and offering advice in a safe place alongside two JF&CS clinicians.

An individual meeting is required before members join the group.

Every other Thursday
Location: JF&CS Cobb Office (1501 Johnson Ferry Rd Marietta 30062)

Each meeting is $25.

*This is an ongoing group and we welcome new group members at any time!*

The group is led by Ina Enoch and Ashley Semerenko.

 

Ina completed her Education Specialist Degree and Ph. D. in School Psychology at Georgia State University. Before coming to JF&CS in January 2009, she worked for the Cobb County School System and was in private practice in Marietta for a number of years. Ina works primarily with children and adolescents and their families.

Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of North Florida and later earned her Master of Social Work degree with a clinical focus from Loyola University in Chicago. Ashley joined JF&CS in 2012 and has experience working with children, adults, couples and families.

Friday, Feb 26, 2016

Sober Shabbat (Friday, Feb 26, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Are you looking for a relaxed and laid-back, alcohol-free Shabbat experience? Welcome to JF&CS, Sober Shabbat dinners. Any individuals who would like an alcohol-free Shabbat may come and connect spiritually with their Jewish roots. A roaming Sober Shabbat dinner is held once a month in various locations throughout metro Atlanta. 

Location: Congregation Beth Tefillah (5065 High Point Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342)

Please contact Congregation Beth Tefillah at (404) 843-2464 for the service start time. 

 

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016

PAL's 30th Anniversary Celebration (Sunday, Feb 28, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Reunite with alumni and supporters!

Location: Congregation B’nai Torah (700 Mount Vernon Hwy NE | Atlanta, GA)

Free to attend. RSVP required by February 12.

Honoring
Ellen Moore
Kaethe Solomon
All Past Coordinators

Featuring
Food & Beverages
Music
Photo Booth
PAL Decade Board
Alumni Group Mixer
Kid Zone

RSVP for the event, submit a sponsorship and make a tribute donation
at YTFL.org/PALcelebration.

All sponsorships and tributes must be confirmed by February 12.

 

 

Monday, Feb 29, 2016

Cafe Europa for Holocaust Survivors (Monday, Feb 29, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

These once a month gatherings at Congregation Beth Jacob are held the last Monday of the month and include entertainment or a speaker and a kosher catered lunch and entertainment.

Congregation Beth Jacob: 1855 Lavista Road Northeast | Atlanta, GA 30329

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