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Women's Workshops

Women's Workshops are one-session seminars to help you enrich and enhance your life. The sessions address a wide range of compelling issues such as reducing stress, coping with grief and loss, improving your self-esteem, marketing yourself for a new job and managing your divorce. For a complete list of current Workshops, see below.

Workshops are open to all women in the community. Registration is required; cost is $7 per session. As a benefit of membership, workshops are free to NCJW (NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN), ESSEX COUNTY SECTION members if you register in advance.

Unless otherwise noted, Workshops are held in the NCJW Conference Room, 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston, NJ 07039

For more information on attending a workshop or leading one, Call the Center at 973-994-4994 or email CENTERFORWOMEN@NCJWESSEX.ORG.

Upcoming Workshops

Fee for each workshop is $7, Free to NCJW members.

Learning to Say “No” When You Have To: Communicating Honestly but Nicely

    Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
    Melanie Lester, MSW, will explain how to handle situations when saying “No” to the request, while at the same time saying “Yes” to the relationship.

Buying or Leasing a Car

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
    Jarrett Konner, Sales Manager at Konner Chevrolet, will lead this informative session on what to look for when shopping for a car – buying vs. leasing, new or used, warranties & service. Opportunities for questions and answers will be provided.

Using Mental Imagery for Distress

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Amy Kruvant, LCSW, BCIA, will present a workshop on how to use your inner resources to become an active partner in your own health and wellbeing. The focus will be on mental imagery exercises.

Buying and Selling Online for Beginners Using Ebay & Other Websites

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
    Joe Zonfrilli, owner of Cash in Your Closet, will present this question and answer workshop on how to buy and sell online. Just bring your questions and he will answer them.

Having Problems Going to Sleep or Sleeping Through the Night

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
    Jacqueline Morgado, a registered polysomnographic technologist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, will discuss good sleep hygiene and different sleep disorders.