JFS offers programs for suicide bereavement

JFS offers programs for suicide bereavement

JEWISH FAMILY Service of MetroWest NJ has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to offer two programs led by Dr. Jack Jordan, an internationally renowned researcher and clinician in the field of suicide bereavement.

“Survivors of Suicide Loss,” Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7-9 p.m. at the JFS offices in Florham Park. This interactive workshop is for community members who are grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide or those who wish to support a grieving survivor.

“Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program,” Wednesday, Dec. 12, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Aidekman campus, Whippany. This CEU/personal development program is intended for, but not limited to, social workers, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, and school counselors. The cost is $85, $75 by Dec. 1; breakfast and lunch are included. Visit jfsmetrowest.org to register.

The workshop is funded by the Eric Eliezer Levenson Foundation for Hope, in memory of the son of Eta and Mark Levenson; and by a matching grant from the Jewish Funders Network and Genesis Prize Foundation as part of the “Breaking Barriers” initiative.

Call 973-765-9050 or visit jfsmetrowest.org.

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