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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.


Social Work and the Law
Technology intersects the Social Work community in unique and challenging ways. This course aids the Social Worker in avoiding the legal pitfalls when the law collides with the daily practice of this caring profession.

Speaker: Marti L. Kaufman, Attorney at Law

  • Learn insights into the new Technology Standards for Social Workers
  • Learn the intersection of Tennessee and Federal privacy and digital law
  • Learn proper methods of using social media and the world wide web as a part of or an adjunct to their practices.

Marti L. Kaufman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis. Her practice has focused upon family law, injury claims, representing small businesses, digital and privacy law, appellate practice and criminal law. Now the senior partner in the Kaufman Monroe Law Firm, Ms. Kaufman has in the past been honored by two appointments to special committees by the Tennessee Supreme Court as well as being admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court, The United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

Fri 7:30am–12:00pm | 10/19 | $15 advance pay / $20 at the door | Class #5285  (NASW CEU Approved)

Let's Look at the R-ace Card: "A Look at the Ethics of Race and Culture in the 21st Century Social Work Practice"
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.

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

Fri 7:30am–12:00pm | 12/7 | $15 advance pay / $20 at the door | Class #5287  (NASW CEU Approved)

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:
8/8 | Class #5069
8/22 | Class #5111
9/5 | Class #5070
9/26 | Class #5211

10/10 | Class #5212
10/24 | Class #5213

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

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

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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Fitness Classes

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 6:45 am
October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 8:55 am
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October 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:55 am

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