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.
Fee for each workshop is $7, Free to NCJW members.
Caring for your Children and Parents: Financial & Legal Issues
Laurie Hauptman, Esq. is a partner in the Livingston law firm of Hauptman & Hauptman, P.C., which is dedicated to helping seniors and their families protect their assets and navigate the long term care system. Learn about estate planning, elder and special needs planning, powers of attorney, guardianship, conservatorship and available government benefits at her workshop.
How to Prevent Identity Theft and Stay Safe Online
Identity theft is a major public concern today. Cynthia McGhee, a Mutual Liberty Insurance agent, will show you some ways to safeguard your personal information online and protect your identity from people who make a living by hacking your information.
Suzanne Warren, a Certified Yoga Instructor, will teach you breathing techniques and physical postures which aim to promote flexibility. This workshop will help you to reduce stress and enhance well being. Limited to 10 people.
How to Get Out of Debt and Stay Out
There is good debt and there is bad debt. Bernard Kiely, a Certified Financial Planner and CPA with decades of experience, will discuss how to reduce, eliminate and avoid bad debt, and how to recognize and utilize good debt.
Top Ten Divorce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Doug Pine, Esq. and Lauri Steinberg, Esq. will provide information on preparing for separation and divorce including obtaining immediate and long term financial support from your spouse, locating hidden assets, custody of children, child support, maintaining health insurance for you and your children, and distribution of marital assets.
New Year, New Face
Not sure about how to apply your makeup? In this hands-on class, you will learn personalized skin care and makeup application techniques to enhance your natural beauty! This workshop will be presented by Michelle Semper, Mary Kay Cosmetics Director.
Increasing your Effectiveness and Ability to Deal with Others
Jean Grossman, a certified Life Coach and communications consultant, will teach you how to identify and use the four basic communications styles to understand your own and others strengths and weaknesses. Being aware of this information will help you build more successful relationships.
Coping with Loss
Losing someone we love happens to all of us. Join Judith Zucker, LCSW, with post training in Hospice and Palliative care, to talk, share and learn coping skills that will help support you or your family member through these difficult times.
Divorce and Mediation
Learn how to navigate through your marital separation, divorce or post judgment issues making the best use of your time and money. Joanna D. Brick Esq. an experienced divorce attorney and Bonnie Jerbasi, Esq. an experienced divorce mediator, will help guide you through this difficult process and present the best options for your family situation.