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April 2018

Book Talk with Susan Auerbach

Susan Auerbach Book Talk JSSA

JSSA Training Institute is pleased to welcome Susan Auerbach, author of I’ll Write Your Name on Every Beach: A Mother’s Quest for Comfort, Courage and Clarity After Suicide Loss, to share reflections of her grief journey after losing both her father and her 21-year-old son to suicide. This talk is for anyone who has suffered traumatic loss (especially suicide loss survivors) and those who wish to help and understand loss survivors, such as mental health professionals, educators, clergy, and friends. Light refreshments will be…

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April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

Fairfax County Public Schools Special Education Conference

Fairfax-SEC-Conference

Meet JSSA's disability employment specialists at the 13th Annual Special Education Conference. This year's conference will focus on building inclusive practices to support development of 21st-century skills and Portrait of a Graduate (POG) attributes for students with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities. Dr. Pamela Mims of East Tennessee State University will give the keynote presentation, "Using Evidence to Guide Practice: Justifying Inclusion for All."

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April 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA 22315 United States

Transition to Employment Open House

JSSA Transition to Employment Open House | Disability Employment | Rockville, MD

JSSA's Specialized Employment Services invites you to learn about our transitioning youth services: Career exploration and assessments Work adjustment training Job development and coaching Social engagement programs New pre-transitional youth program DDA programs Have your questions answered by key transition resources: Disability employment staff Partnering employers State and County transition representatives Light refreshments will be served. ASL and Spanish-speaking specialists available. Please let us know if you will need an interpreter. 

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April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

Good Deeds Day 2018

Good Deeds Day 2018 JSSA

Caregivers are often so busy caring for a parent, child, or relative that they don't take time to care for themselves. We want to make it easy for caregivers to take respite breaks by providing them with small items that encourage self care. Join JSSA at The Bender JCCGW on Good Deeds Day 2018 to assemble self-care kits for the family caregivers of our clients. All over the world, millions of volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves on Good…

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April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States

May 2018

Hospice Volunteer Training

JSSA Hospice Volunteer Training in Rockville

Looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? Become a hospice volunteer at JSSA! Volunteers are an integral part of JSSA's interdisciplinary hospice team, providing companionship to those receiving end-of-life care and support to their caregivers. We are always looking for the following types of volunteers: Individuals willing to read, play games, listen to music, or share stories Owners of certified therapy dogs Complementary therapists Musicians and singers Foreign language speakers Volunteers are required to attend our two-day…

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May 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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JSSA, Montrose Location, 6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States

Hospice Volunteer Training

JSSA Hospice Volunteer Training in Rockville

Looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? Become a hospice volunteer at JSSA! Volunteers are an integral part of JSSA's interdisciplinary hospice team, providing companionship to those receiving end-of-life care and support to their caregivers. We are always looking for the following types of volunteers: Individuals willing to read, play games, listen to music, or share stories Owners of certified therapy dogs Complementary therapists Musicians and singers Foreign language speakers Volunteers are required to attend our two-day…

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May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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JSSA, Montrose Location, 6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States

A Place for Humanities in Therapy

JSSA Training Institute: A PLACE FOR HUMANITIES IN THERAPY

3 Continuing Education Credits Trainees in social work, psychology, and psychiatry are often underexposed to the humanities despite manifold potential benefits for patients and providers. The medical humanities, including narrative medicine, are a long-recognized means to grapple with illness, suffering, and caregiving. This CE training will expose their relevance and benefits through a brief sampling of various  artistic mediums of medical humanities. PRESENTER: Shapir Rosenberg, MD Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Shapir Rosenberg, MD, studied philosophy and religious studies…

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May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

June 2018

Ethics Related to Working With High Risk Adolescents and Adults

JSSA CE Training ETHICS RELATED TO WORKING WITH HIGH RISK ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS

3 Continuing Education Credits Supreme Court Chief Justice Potter Stewart said, “Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do, and what is right to do.” Much of the literature regarding the ethics of treating high risk behavior in adolescents and adults integrates informed consent, HIPAA, and legal issues. Less has been taught how to address the unique therapeutic challenges of treating these young people. This workshop is intended to help clinicians work with clients who…

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June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

July 2018

Deaf Social Club: Art Talk at the American Art Museum

JSSA Deaf Social Club touring American Art Museum

Join JSSA's Deaf Social Club for a gallery tour presented in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. The Deaf Social offers monthly outings for adults ages 18-35 who identify as deaf or hard of hearing. To become a member, please contact Lizbeth Katz, LCSW-C, at lkatz@jssa.org or 301-838-4200 for an interview and application.      

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July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

September 2018

Cultural Considerations at the End of Life

Understanding the work of hospice chaplains

Learn how a patient’s culture can affect their end-of-life decisions and explore how your own cultural beliefs may influence your work with patients. A certificate of attendance will be provided for 2 CE Category I credits. Breakfast will be served. Speaker:  Arlen Gaines, LCSW-C  

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September 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sunrise Chevy Chase, 2201 Colston Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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