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  1. ‘The Pain Changes Your Life’: Parents Seek Answers After Teen Suicides

    Written By: Suzanne Pollak Rabbi Adam Raskin found himself gazing out onto a sanctuary filled…
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  2. Holocaust Survivor Fund Far From $5 Million Goal

    By:  David Holzel, Senior Writer A fund to serve Holocaust survivors in Greater Washington…
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  3. How to Address “Mean Girls” Behavior

    While bullying has been the subject of many media reports and community-wide programs in…
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  4. Special Needs Children and Divorce: Working with a JSSA Child Specialist

    Author: Jamell White, Ph.D., LCSW-C, Director, Special Needs and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services…
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  5. College Bound Seniors – Leaving Home and Summer Stress

    Author: Deborah Goldstein, LCSW-C, Clinical Director This year’s graduating high school…
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    “Staff Tips and Strategies” and a drawing of a family in green
  6. Talking to Children About Tragic Events

    Author: JSSA Child and Family Staff Tragic Events in the News “When I was a boy and…
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  7. How to Talk to Your Spouse About Divorce

    Author: JSSA Child and Family Staff How you tell your spouse and what you tell your spouse…
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  8. How to Address “Mean Girls” Behavior

    Author: Orly Zimmerman-Leizerov, LGSW, Social Worker While bullying has been the subject of…
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  9. Worrying About Mom and Dad – Caregiving Tips

    Authors: JSSA Senior Services and JSSA Hospice Staff “My parents are getting by on their…
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  10. JSSA Provides Community Services in Northern Virginia

    By: Andrew McGahan, LCSW, Clinical Director, JSSA Northern Virginia The Jewish Social Service…
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