October 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Description: With a recognition of the importance of mental wellness in our communities, we are excited to offer this workshop through the Blue Dove Foundation.

Participants will be guided through different activities that explore Jewish values and prayer as they connect to mental health. Time will be spent on eight middot (Jewish values) and understanding the importance of the mi shebeirach for mental health and addiction.

We have room for thirty participants in this workshop. If the $18 registration fee is a concern, please contact Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer for a scholarship. 

About the speaker: Carly Coons, LSW (she/her/hers) is our Director of Education and Programming. She is Licensed Social Worker and a Youth and Teen Mental Health First Aid Instructor. She has a passion for working in the Jewish community, helping to integrate mental wellness into spaces in an intentional way. Carly has worked in the Jewish community her whole career, working primarily in the youth and camping world in the Denver Jewish community. Carly lives in Denver, CO where she loves to spend time exploring the mountains and with her family and friends.

Location: Zoom — register to receive the link

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: $18 per person

For more information: contact Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Accommodations: Thanks to a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, we are able to provide accommodations for any child or family member with a disability to attend jkidphilly events. If you need an accommodation such as an ASL interpreter, a sensory toolbox, or even behavior support for your child, or if you have questions about the accessibility of any program or venue, please note so on our form or contact us. In most cases, our staff will need two weeks’ notice to provide accommodations, but we will do our best to meet your needs on any timeframe.

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Pre-registration is required. Please register all people who are attending this program. 

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