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Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) Is the First to Offer WHAM Training in Spanish

Jewish Family & Children's Service is pleased to announce its partnership with the National Council for Behav...

Jewish Family & Children's Service is pleased to announce its partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health tooffer the first in the nation Spanish WHAM Training on January 23& 24, 2014. Spanish WHAM Training (Whole Health Action Management) is an in-person, 2-day group training conducted exclusively in Spanish to equip peers to help the people they serve set and achieve whole health goals to improve chronic health and behavioral health conditions.  For more information, please visit www.jfcsaz.org

To Drive or Not to Drive - Seniors and Future Mobility Planning

Starting this important conversation - and reducing the anxiety often associated with this transitional period - is t...

Starting this important conversation - and reducing the anxiety often associated with this transitional period - is the impetus behind the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)'s "To Drive or Not to Drive" program.  The program's creator, Beth Shapiro, a licensed clinical social worker in JSSA's senior services department,  hopes seniors and their families will allow time to become comfortable with the idea of limited driving.  To learn more about this program, please contact bshapiro@jssa.org.

New Model Program Enables Young Adults with Autism to Live Independently

JCCA's Compass Project is one of the only programs providing comprehensive social, vocational, educational, and i...

JCCA's Compass Project is one of the only programs providing comprehensive social, vocational, educational, and independent-living transition services for young adults with Autism Spectrum challenges on Long Island, Westchester, and New York City.  "The goal of the program," according to Evan Oppenheimer, Assistant Director of JCCA's Compass Project, "is to help our clients maximize their abilities, learn new skills, and lead active and fulfilling lives."
 
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