Shalom in Every Home Healthy Family Lecture Series

Sunday, November 20, 2016

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Please join JFCS for a 2-part lecture series that explores the important connection between healthy families and healthy relationships.The LEAH Program of JFCS of Southern Arizona is a proud sponsor of this free-of-charge series.


Alice Steinfeld

“Maintaining Family Health & Communication”

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 10am

Jewish Community Center Library, 3800 E. River Rd.

Parents and children today have particular challenges to overcome – the use of social media, busy schedules, exposure to news and violence, and normal developmental stages. This talk will explore how to maintain boundaries and rules and, at the same time, cultivate understanding and openness. Come join and learn some ideas about nurturing family values.

Presenter: Alice Steinfeld, Med, MA, LPC has been in private practice in Tucson for over 30 years. Her area of expertise is working with individuals and families to help increase communication, wellness and healthy lifestyle. She is the Director of Behavioral Health for the Dream Street Foundation, serving 25 years as a facilitator of programs for young adults with serious health conditions. She is also on staff at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in the Life Management Department, lecturing weekly on “hot topics” in relationships. She also facilitates the CHAI Circle, a program for Jewish women who are facing the challenges of cancer. To balance her work life, Alice has a passion for swimming, running and spending time with her children and four grandchildren.

Click here to RSVP online or call 520-795-0300 ext. 2365 before November 17th.

adena-lees-bank-photo-credit-jacquelynn-buck“Put Your Listening Ears On: How to Create and Enhance Meaningful Connections with Those You Love”

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 10am

Jewish Community Center Library, 3800 E. River Rd.

Really listening is not as easy as it seems. Coming up with your rebuttal while your loved one is talking usually leads to unnecessary misunderstanding and arguments. To hear, see AND feel seen and heard, especially by those close to us, creates the loving connection of successful families. Come have fun and practice the skills to make this happen. You will be able to apply them as soon as you get home!

Presenter: Adena Bank Lees is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed and Internationally Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, and Certified Psychodramatist. She has presented keynote lectures, workshops and seminars to thousands of professionals and lay audiences across the country since 1992. Adena’s presence with audiences is transformative. Her authenticity and use of good humor create a unique mix that instills learning and inspires hope. With a mission to teach, guide and inspire individuals and organizations, she provides tools for change and growth in the most ethical and professional manner possible. 

Click here to RSVP online or call 520-795-0300 ext. 2365 before November 10th.