LIVE at 8:15pm: Skills to Prevent Abuse and Operation Survival, a department of the NCFJE, are partnering to host a virtual lecture series for parents and educators addressing important topics in the area of mental health.

The series entitled, “Preparing Your Kids For A Safe Summer Away From Home” will feature three events on three consecutive Tuesdays from May 10th through May 24h. The topics of peer pressure, abuse, building resiliency and homesickness will each be presented by a renowned expert in the field and introduced by a Chabad educator involved with providing community support in that area.

The lectures will take place at 8.15pm on the following days May 10th, May 17th. May 24th, and can be viewed via Zoom, or through tuning in at

May 10 8:15 PM

Peer Pressure: Help Prepare Your Teens for Exposure to Unhealthy Behaviors. about:blank

Brad Reedy, PHD
Dr. Reedy is nationally renowned expert on parenting teens, and drug prevention, and the author of “The Journey of the Heroic Parent”.

Introduction: Rabbi Chanoch Hecht  Director of Camp Emunah

May 17th 8:15 PM

Building Resiliency: Helping kids cope with their emotions, homesickness, new environments and relationships.  
Rivki Jungreis MS.E.D, LCSW, Renowned Trauma Therapist and Lecturerabout:blank

Introduction: Goldy Grossbaum Director of Camp Gan Israel Toronto 

May 24 8:15 PM

Personal Safety: Teach Your Child the Skills to Prevent Abuse Debbie Fox Founder and creator of the internationally recognized Safety Kid program

Introduction: Dena Gorkin Community Education Director at Operation Survival and principal of Bnos Chomesh Academyabout:blank

There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the presentations. 

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