Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group Meeting
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Topic: Your Grandchildren and Trauma
Guest Speaker: Dr. Naomi Jones, Senior Director of Outpatient Services for Jewish Family Service (JFS)
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group will meet on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. The building is handicap accessible.
Dr. Naomi Jones, Senior Director of Outpatient Services for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS) will be the guest presenter. Dr. Jones will talk to grandparents about the services that JFS provides in Cape May County for children and teens impacted by trauma. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of the Specialty Center for Youth Interventions at JFS which provides outpatient counseling for youth affected by emotional trauma or who have displayed disruptive behaviors. Over the past four years, she developed and expanded Cape May Trauma Treatment which provides outpatient trauma counseling to child and adolescent residents of Cape May County.
Childcare will be provided for the grandchildren. A light supper will be served at 5:30p.m. and the program will follow at 6p.m. There is no charge for this program, however, advanced registration is required. Please call Marian by May 10th at (609) 465-5115, ext. 3609 for more information or to register for the program.
The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group meets monthly, except for the months of June and July when there are no scheduled meetings. Support for this program is provided by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.