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June 2017
June 2017

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

JF&CS Closed (All day)

JF&CS offices closed for Shavuot.

 

 

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Jun 5, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

A therapeutic group that focuses on promoting recovery and helping individuals gain a deeper understanding of its roots, causes and conditions. Through the process of recovery, there is a need to better understand ourselves and how we relate to others. In addition to gaining the support of others, we will explore how to navigate life’s challenges with a specific emphasis on boundary setting and adopting new ways of thinking.

Who: Open to anyone who wants support through his or her own recovery process.

When: Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm

Cost: $35 per session (we have financial assistance for those who qualify)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

This is an innovative series of workshops that offer essential tools for today's job seekers: job search basics, resume writing, interview skills, etc.

Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking (Every 1st Tuesday)
  • Expert Resume Development (Every 2nd Tuesday)
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing (Cobb: Every 3rd Tuesday)
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Every 4th Tuesday)
Please Register Here.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Free employment workshop in Decatur covering job search basics, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
 
Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking: Every 1st Wednesday
  • Expert Resume Development: Every 2nd Wednesday
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing: Every 3rd Wednesday
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking: Every 4th Wednesday
Please Register Here.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Resume Development Workshop (Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 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. 

Sandy Springs Caregiver Group (Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 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 

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Jun 12, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

A therapeutic group that focuses on promoting recovery and helping individuals gain a deeper understanding of its roots, causes and conditions. Through the process of recovery, there is a need to better understand ourselves and how we relate to others. In addition to gaining the support of others, we will explore how to navigate life’s challenges with a specific emphasis on boundary setting and adopting new ways of thinking.

Who: Open to anyone who wants support through his or her own recovery process.

When: Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm

Cost: $35 per session (we have financial assistance for those who qualify)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Starting Over Divorce Group (Monday, Jun 12, 2017 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, Jun 13, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

This is an innovative series of workshops that offer essential tools for today's job seekers: job search basics, resume writing, interview skills, etc.

Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking (Every 1st Tuesday)
  • Expert Resume Development (Every 2nd Tuesday)
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing (Cobb: Every 3rd Tuesday)
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Every 4th Tuesday)
Please Register Here.

Caregiver Support Group - Dunwoody (Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 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 >

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Free employment workshop in Decatur covering job search basics, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
 
Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking: Every 1st Wednesday
  • Expert Resume Development: Every 2nd Wednesday
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing: Every 3rd Wednesday
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking: Every 4th Wednesday
Please Register Here.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

How to Ace Your Interview (Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 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

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

Sober Shabbat (Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Each month HAMSA partners with local synagogues to highlight the needs of those who struggle with substance abuse in the Jewish community. By providing a public forum we bring awareness and we help to reduce the shame and stigma often felt by those in our Community. 

Join us, along with Rabbis and members of the HAMSA family as we create a fellowship of support. The program allows for an open dialog to ask questions and provide a path for individuals and families who might not otherwise know of our program. 

The program is free and open to the public.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Jun 19, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

A therapeutic group that focuses on promoting recovery and helping individuals gain a deeper understanding of its roots, causes and conditions. Through the process of recovery, there is a need to better understand ourselves and how we relate to others. In addition to gaining the support of others, we will explore how to navigate life’s challenges with a specific emphasis on boundary setting and adopting new ways of thinking.

Who: Open to anyone who wants support through his or her own recovery process.

When: Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm

Cost: $35 per session (we have financial assistance for those who qualify)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

This is an innovative series of workshops that offer essential tools for today's job seekers: job search basics, resume writing, interview skills, etc.

Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking (Every 1st Tuesday)
  • Expert Resume Development (Every 2nd Tuesday)
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing (Cobb: Every 3rd Tuesday)
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Every 4th Tuesday)
Please Register Here.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Free employment workshop in Decatur covering job search basics, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
 
Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking: Every 1st Wednesday
  • Expert Resume Development: Every 2nd Wednesday
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing: Every 3rd Wednesday
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking: Every 4th Wednesday
Please Register Here.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

Spouse Caregiver Group (Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Free monthly support group for caregiving spouses. The group is free to attend and walk-ins are welcome. First time participants please RSVP to Mandy Kaufman, LCSW at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 770-677-9392.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Jun 26, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

A therapeutic group that focuses on promoting recovery and helping individuals gain a deeper understanding of its roots, causes and conditions. Through the process of recovery, there is a need to better understand ourselves and how we relate to others. In addition to gaining the support of others, we will explore how to navigate life’s challenges with a specific emphasis on boundary setting and adopting new ways of thinking.

Who: Open to anyone who wants support through his or her own recovery process.

When: Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm

Cost: $35 per session (we have financial assistance for those who qualify)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Cafe Europa for Holocaust Survivors (Monday, Jun 26, 2017 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

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

This is an innovative series of workshops that offer essential tools for today's job seekers: job search basics, resume writing, interview skills, etc.

Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking (Every 1st Tuesday)
  • Expert Resume Development (Every 2nd Tuesday)
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing (Cobb: Every 3rd Tuesday)
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Every 4th Tuesday)
Please Register Here.

John's Creek Adult Child Caregiver Group (Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 770-677-9392.

 

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 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

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Free employment workshop in Decatur covering job search basics, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
 
Workshop topics include:
  • Savvy Job Searching and Networking: Every 1st Wednesday
  • Expert Resume Development: Every 2nd Wednesday
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Keys to Successful Interviewing: Every 3rd Wednesday
  • LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking: Every 4th Wednesday
Please Register Here.

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