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Classes and Support Groups

A support group is a group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice. JFS at the MJCC classes and support groups offer professional as well as peer interaction, specific to a variety of topics and life circumstances. Please contact JFS at (901) 767-8511 for more information. Be on the lookout for additional classes and groups in the future.

Classes

Let's Look at the R-ace Card: "A Look at the Ethics of Race and Culture in the 21st Century Social Work Practice"
Fri 7:30am–12:00pm | 12/7 | $15 advance pay / $20 at the door | Class #5287 

This course will help us to recognize both the overt and subtle influence of race and culture on the therapeutic relationship as well as to help us explore the degrees of differentiation between the social worker and client. We will also explore challenges and develop potential solutions. (NASW CEU Approved)

Speaker: Judy Bookman, M.A., L.C.S.W.

  • Introduce concepts related to race relations and the impact of race relations upon social work practice
  • Identify race issues for the practitioner
  • Learn how to deal with race issues that may be latent in the practitioner or that may be inhibiting racial neutrality in the social worker’s practice and how to face these issues with caring and competence



If It's Not on Paper; It Never Happened: POA's Healthcare Powers and Guardianships
Monday, February 7 • 7:30–12:00pm • $15 in advance $20 at the Door • Class #5452
As the end of life issues approach, it is common to avoid dealing with problems until they are upon you or your client.
Even if the these issues have been discussed with loved ones, understanding powers of attorney, guardianship,
and other legal documents can be confusing. Honorable Kathy Gomes, Judge of the Probate Court of Shelby
County Tennessee, has over 30 years of practice as both attorney and as a Probate Judge.
She will untangle these thorny issues and answer questions too.




Upcoming Workshops:
There is no fee for these workshops, but please register, so we will know how many will attend.

Special Needs Trusts: Featuring Cynthia Tobin, Attorney

Sunday, January 20 | 2:00-3:00pm | Class #5454



Computer and Cellphone Safety: Featuring Sandy Schaeffer, PhD
Sunday, February 17, from 2:00-3:00pm | Class #5475



Social Security Disability Benefits: Featuring Christopher Cornaghie, Attorney
Sunday, March 24, from 2:00-3:00pm | Class #5476




Parenting Through Divorce Classes
A state-mandated co-parenting class for couples who are getting divorced and have minor children. For more information about this class, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org. Must have a minimum of 8 participants to hold the class.
Reservations are required.
Weds 5:00-9:00pm | $50 advance / $55 day of class

Upcoming class dates:

12/12 #5216
1/9    #5380

1/23  #5381
2/13  #5382
2/27  #5383
3/13  #5384
3/27  #5385



Special Needs Classes
For more information about these classes, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org.

YOGA CLASS
Join us for a fun new way to stretch both your body and your mind. FREE class designed to make fitness and flexibility fun and easy. 
Tuesday | 3:00–4:00pm

EQUESTRIAN ASSISTED LEARNING
Our fabulously successful program that gives riders confidence, pleasere and an increased sense of well being.
Sunday | 2:00-4:00pm

ART  with Chany
Learn art history while you paint like one of the old masters. Lots of fun and no experience needed.
Sunday | 10:00-11:00am

 

Support Groups

Embracing Change
Focuses on issues related to loss and life challenges. This gathering is in partnership with Crossroads Hospice.
3rd Tuesdays | 10:30–11:30am

Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Support Group
Focuses on issues related to living with Crohn’s Disease and Colitis.
1st Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm

Yad l'Yad
Benefits those caring for someone with any stage of dementia.
3rd Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm

 

Social Services Programs

Cake, Coffee, and Conversation
This is a program for Holocaust survivors, followed by a time to socialize. This program assists Holocaust survivors with completion of Claims Conference and Blue Card applications. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Rashki Osina, JFS Counselor, at (901) 259-9216 or rosina@jccmemphis.org.
1st Tuesdays | 10:30-11:30am

Lunch-and-Learn for Adults with Special Needs
Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a different program each month followed by a time for socializing. JFS provides beverages. Contact Bill Monroe, Special Needs Coordinator, at (901) 259-9242 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org.
3rd Thursdays


For more information, call JFS at (901) 767-8511.

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December 13, 2018 @ 5:45 am - 6:40 am
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