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February 2017
February 2017

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Feb 1, 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, Feb 2, 2017

Job Search Skills Workshop (Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 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.

HAMSA Recovery Group (Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 (Financial Assistance available)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Monday, Feb 6, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Feb 6, 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, Feb 7, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Feb 7, 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, Feb 8, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Feb 8, 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, Feb 9, 2017

Resume Development Workshop (Thursday, Feb 9, 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. 

HAMSA Recovery Group (Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 (Financial Assistance available)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Sandy Springs Family Caregiver Group (Thursday, Feb 9, 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 (1st floor conference room), 8592 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs.

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

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017

Artscape (Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

2:30 entry for Host Families)
Location: Sensations Therafun

$136 per Patron Family, $50 per family, $65 per family at the door. 

Featuring therapeutic children’s activities (dance, music, art, etc.) 

Monday, Feb 13, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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, Feb 14, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 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, Feb 15, 2017

Employment Workshop Series Decatur (Wednesday, Feb 15, 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, Feb 16, 2017

How to Ace Your Interview (Thursday, Feb 16, 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

HAMSA Recovery Group (Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 (Financial Assistance available)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

JF&CS Dunwoody Office Closed (All day)

“JF&CS’ Dunwoody office is closed Monday, February 20 and will reopen on Tuesday February 21.” 

Other locations are unaffected.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017

Intergenerational Brunch with Holocaust Survivors (Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Intergenerational Brunch

with Holocaust Survivors & Young Adults

Intergenerational Brunch with Holocaust SurvivorsSunday, February 19, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm At the MJCCA

VIA, JF&CS Holocaust Survivor Services, and The MJCCA invite Holocaust survivors and young adults in the Atlanta area to join us for a special intergenerational brunch. This is a unique opportunity to celebrate the New Year together, enjoy live music from the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, and nosh on some delicious food!

RSVP by February 14th.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Feb 20, 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, Feb 21, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Feb 21, 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, Feb 22, 2017

LinkedIn: Leveraging the Power of Online Networking (Wednesday, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 23, 2017

HAMSA Recovery Group (Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 (Financial Assistance available)

Where: 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta 30338

Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Cafe Europa for Holocaust Survivors (Monday, Feb 27, 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

HAMSA Recovery Group (Monday, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 2017

Employment Workshop Series - Cobb (Tuesday, Feb 28, 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.

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