E3: Teen Professionals Network
Thursdays, 1:00-3:00pm: 10/28, 12/9, 2/3, 3/24, 5/12 (subject to change)
Through the E3 Network, you’ll gain access to an incredible community of local professionals in your field, with opportunities to come together to learn, share, network, and collaborate. Joining the E3 Network also grants you access to amazing perks to help you grow your professional potential, including national learning and networking opportunities and executive coaching.
Past Programs & Events
Unpack Privilege and Embrace Diversity with Tani Prell
November 4 at 2pm EST | Zoom | Hosted by LAJTI, SDJTI and BJE
Join this important session with the acclaimed educator Tani Prell (of 18 Doors), designed to help Youth Pros unpack their own identities and better understand the role they can play in shaping anti-oppressive spaces for the teens they serve. Hosted by the Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative, San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative & BJE, this virtual workshop is open to youth professionals in our Funder Collaborative communities.
Face to Face: Preparing to See Our Teens in Person Again
September 2, 2021 | 2pm ET | Free | Virtual
Hosted by: Jewish Learning Works
Join us as we learn with Dr. Betsy Stone about Re-emergence and Growth Through Trauma. This session is geared to professionals who work with teens in camps, synagogues, youth groups, and other youth-serving organizations. This session is brought to you by the Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative, San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative & BJE
Back To School: Managing Stress, the Grind & Expectations
August 30, 2021 | 7:00-8:30pm ET | Free | Virtual
Hosted by: We Need to Talk, Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit
We Need To Talk invites you to a virtual (Zoom) panel discussion, “Back To School: Managing Stress, the Grind, and Expectations”. Children and teens have more on their plates than ever before; managing the demands of schoolwork and extracurricular activities, all while continuing to cope with a global pandemic. Join our panelists, Dr. Natasha Kendal, Ph.D, LMFT, Brenda Mann, MA Ed, Rabbi Yarden Blumstein, and Laura Milner, LMSW, to learn concrete strategies to help youth in your life manage anxiety, stress, and challenges that may arise during their transition back to school. This event is free and open to everyone!
We Need To Talk is a program of Jewish Family Service and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, focused on raising awareness about youth mental illness, and providing tools and resources for those in need of care.
2021 Collection: May Mental Health Awareness Month -The Jewish Educator Portal
Ongoing throughout May | By: Jewish Education Project
The goal of May Mental Health Month is to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness in Americans’ lives, and recognize the role we provide in developing coping skills as we build resiliency in ourselves and others. The collection is intended to introduce resources for key areas of work as we seek to provide and receive support towards thriving. The collection includes resources, guides, articles, and useable content.
Navigating Life: Helping Teens Build Resilience, Challenge Assumptions & Develop Healthy Relationships
May 13, 2021 | 1:00-2:00pm ET | Free | Virtual | Hosted by: Moving Traditions
Join Moving Traditions as we explore ways in which we can help teens become more resilient by thinking critically about the cultural messages they receive and by developing strong, healthy friendships. This session will be co-facilitated by Pamela Barkley, Rabbi Daniel Brenner and Stacy Shapiro designed for parents and youth professionals.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 9:30am-3:30pm | FREE
4Front is excited to offer a FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid virtual training for Baltimore Youth Professionals this winter! Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach caring adults how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.