Connecting Colorado’s Jewish Teens

Professional Workshops

jHub is excited to provide opportunities for professionals to network and develop their skills. Please join us for our Fall, 2017 workshops.

Train the Trainer: Everyday Mentoring

Join us for a hands on workshop that will prepare you to conduct your own training with staff and volunteers to be supportive adults. You will learn new training methods that will enable you to:

  • Enhance your team’s skills in helping youth thrive
  • Encourage the development of healthy boundaries with youth.
  • Use reflective listening to guide a youth through challenging circumstances.
  • Enable your team to apply the latest research* and methods in relationship development

This workshop will prepare you to lead a two-hour training, based on best practices that will enhance natural or formal adult-youth relationships. You will also learn several additional training modules which you can utilize to increase the length of the initial training, conduct follow-up training, or facilitate individual or staff development. 

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Who: Professionals who work with teens in the Jewish Community – Youth Directors, Principals, Rabbi’s etc
When: October 3, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: JEWISHcolorado Boardroom

Finance 101

Join jHub for an introduction to Non-profit Financial Management with Jodie Abrams, Director of Shwayder Camp. Learn the basics so you can better understand how non-profit financial management works.

Who: Professionals in the Jewish community who are new to their job, new to nonprofits or new to financial management.
When: November 28th, 12 pm – 1 pm
What: Brown Bag Lunch
Where: Temple Emanuel

Free but registration is required.

Let’s Talk Israel: Framework and Tools for Engaging with Teens in Honest and Open Discussions around Israel

How we personally relate to Israel and how our teens, their families and our institutions relate to Israel varies tremendously. We will explore our own conceptions and challenges around this issue, if and why it is important to us to bring it into the discussions we have with our teens as well as, when and why we talk and when and why we are silent. Most importantly, we will review suggested frameworks for Israel related discussions and tools that will encourage honest, real and productive discussions that engage and connect our teens, foster an inclusive environment and serve our educational goals. Discussion led by Osnat Fox, JEWISHcolorado’s Israel Emissary.

Who: Everyone working with teens in the Jewish community
When: December 14, 9 am – 11 AM
Where: Temple Emanuel

Register Today! This is a free workshop.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training is an evidence based training that teachs the warning signs of a suicide crises and 3 simple steps to help save a life. This session will focus on working with teens in particular.

Who: Everyone working with teens in the Jewish community
When: January 9th, 9 am – 10:30 am
Location: TBD

Register Today! This is a free workshop.

Best Practices for Working with Parents

Join us to learn more about working with parents including communication, boundary setting, confidentiality and more. Kari Knutson, MA, is a native of Colorado and an educational professional with over 18 years of experience in K-12, higher education environments, as well as state governments, and community organizations. She is a speaker, trainer, and consultant for schools, city governments, businesses, and community organizations. Her company, Knutson Consulting, is focused on helping people transform their organizations through developing interpersonal skills and bridging cultural and communication divides.

Who: Everyone working with teens in the Jewish community
When: January 25th, 9 am – 11 am
Location: Temple Emanuel

Register Today! This is a free workshop


Creating Inviting and Affirming Spaces for LGBTQ Youth – Case Studies 

Join us for a webinar with Amram Altzman, Youth Programs Associate at Keshet. In the past, we’ve hosted introductory sessions on this topic. This time, we’d like to dive in deeper to issues that may be coming up in your work. hosting a webinar with Amram Altzman, Youth Programs Associate at Keshet. 

Who: Everyone working with teens in the Jewish community

When: February 7th at noon

Location: Either dial in to the Webinar or join us as a group at JEWISHcolorado, 400 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite 790

 Please register  and describe any issues that you are struggling with currently, or are worried about in the future, so that we can tailor this training to your needs.

Coaching the Creation of Teen Board Ownership

Please join us for a two-part training on creating teen board ownership using coaching techniques for motivation and buy-in. The sessions will provide both theoretical context and practical application of the skills necessary to lead your team to success in the areas of: goal setting, buy-in, motivation, leadership development, roles clarification, accountability/responsibility, commitment/balance, and conflict management.

March 7th and 21st, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn more and register!

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