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Adolescent LGBTQ+ Support Group

When: February 2, 2023 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: JFS Confrence Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA 70002

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans is proud to offer a support group for our adolescent LGBTQ+ community! This group will provide a safe, confidential, and supportive space for adolescents who identify as LGBTQ+,Read More

Making Meaning from Loss

When: October 20, 2022 @ 4:30 pm – November 17, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA 70002

A weekly therapeutic group for those experiencing grief. Participants will learn coping skills, receive supportive group counseling, and explore the process in making meaning of loss. Thursdays, 4:30-6:30PM; Oct. 20-Nov. 17 $40 for all 5Read More

Caregiver Support Group

When: October 12, 2022 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA 70002

A weekly group for primary caretakers of aging loved ones and/or loved ones with disabilities. Our focus is on supporting caretakers in the complex emotions and daily stressors of their work. This confidential space forRead More

Spring Soirée

When: August 4, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Calcasieu, 930 Tchoupitoulas Street

A Conversation with Ivan Maisel

When: January 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, 818 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

Join us at the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience or virtually on January 27th from 6:00-7:30pm for a conversation and book signing with author and nationally-recognized sports journalist Ivan Maisel as he discusses hisRead More

Five Wishes

When: April 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

Join Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans and Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries for a free virtual discussion about your care and comfort choices. Don’t wait until a crisis to make aRead More

Care for Caregivers

When: March 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

A weekly support group meeting via Zoom on Tuesday evenings. Join JFS staff members and other caregivers to discuss coping skills, build community, and find emotional release. This group is for adult children caring forRead More

Parenting Anxious Children Using the SPACE Program with Mark Schexnaildre, Ph.D.

When: December 10, 2021 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) is a new evidence-based treatment for childhood anxiety disorders. It involves parenting skills aimed at increasing support and decreasing accommodation.   Approved for 3 Diagnosis/Clinical hours by LCARead More

Perfectionism, Shame and Self-compassion with Lauren Miller, DSW, LCSW

When: November 12, 2021 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

The content of this presentation will root itself in self-compassion theory and building resilience for the client through the specific antidote to perfectionism- a fear and shame based human experience. This CEU will allow individualsRead More

Clinical Care in Tele-Mental Health with Ashley Comegys, LCSW

When: October 15, 2021 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

Learn how to best assess a client’s appropriateness for telehealth, and identify barriers/benefits to using telehealth services with different populations. Explore therapeutic approaches, and clinical tools to support clients through telehealth.   Approved for 3Read More

Parallel Processes with Allison Staiger, LCSW

When: June 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

This workshop will address issues that arise when therapists and their clients experience and process major life events simultaneously, and how therapists can support their clients and sustain themselves. Approved for 3 General/Clinical hours byRead More

Affirming Assessment & Care for LGBTQ Teens with Victoria Judge

When: September 16, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA

This is an in-person CEU. Learn to assess and provide affirming treatment to individuals from the LGBTQIA community, including special considerations for the community. Content will address family & social dynamics as well as theRead More

The Basics of Custody Evaluation with Amy Alverez, LCSW

When: January 14, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop is designed for mental health clinicians seeking to gain a better understanding of the custody evaluation process. Whether you are working with clients impacted by custody disputes or are considering becoming a custodyRead More

Building Rapport with Children and Adolescents with Ebony Allen, LCSW-BACS

When: February 11, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

A fun and interactive CEU workshop that will clarify and demonstrate techniques for working with clients. Clinicians will share barriers they’ve faced in practice and get feedback regarding their experiences. Additionally, clinicians will learn andRead More

Treating Compulsive Sexual Behavior: A new approach with Bill Knecht, LCSW -BACS

When: April 15, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

This workshop will examine the dynamics of sexual compulsive habits and the history of treatment approaches using disease concepts. We will discuss a new approach that utilizes habit cessation, lifestyle changes and couples work. ApprovedRead More

Suicide Prevention with Sasha Douglas

When: June 10, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

Learn the epidemiology of suicide, to identify warning signs of imminent suicide, the risk and protective factors associated with suicidal behavior, and how to best support those in crisis. We will specifically cover the socialRead More

Mindfulness with Laura Kulick, LCSW

When: May 7, 2021 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting

Cultivating therapeutic presence and applying mindfulness skills to your life and clinical practice. Don’t miss out! This CEU is more important for mental health professionals than ever!

The Impact of Trauma Upon Children with Maria Isabella Pontoriero

When: October 14, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA

This is an in-person CEU. In this in-person CEU, we will aim to increase practitioners’ empathy and ability to engage with child survivors of trauma. We will discuss how to identify physical and non-physical signsRead More

Power Dynamics in Relationships

When: November 11, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA

This is an in-person CEU. In this in-person CEU, we aim to examine the way that power dynamics play out in our professional practices and explore ways to resolve unhealthy power imbalances. Approved for 3Read More

Attachment Disorders in Children and Adolescents

When: December 9, 2022 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA

This is an in-person CEU. An interactive workshop that will explore the signs and symptoms of different types of attachment disorders. Clinicians will also explore the diagnostic criterion for the diagnosis. Approved for 3 ClinicalRead More

Clinical Skills for Working with Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

When: January 20, 2023 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JFS Conference Room, 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., S., Suite 603 Metairie, LA

This is an in-person CEU. This presentation will help participants develop advanced skills for working with clients who are survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). We will cover the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence andRead More