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PSWPWorkshops for PEF Members: Decision Making and Critical Thinking

These workshops focus on developing clear and logical thought processes which enable effective decision making. Participants learn how to critically evaluate and process information and make the best decision from it. Topics to be discussed include formulating reasoned ideas, interpreting information, and recognizing and overcoming barriers to critical thinking. Participants will practice applying critical thinking and decision-making processes to work-related discussions and assignments... Read more

Social Work Training for PEF Professionals in the field

Transforming Resistance: Working with the Challenges of Defense and Anxiety (with CEUs) In this workshop, participants will gain a clear understanding of the nature and function of resistance, methods to clearly identify and restructure defenses, as well as effective ways to regulate anxiety. Participants will learn methods to accelerate the healing process for clients and integrate new skills into their existing orientation. (6... Read more

Warm wishes to all PEF’s Jewish families on your holy day of Yom Kippur

This evening, members of the Jewish community will come together to usher in Yom Kippur, the most holy day in the Jewish calendar. Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, provides a time to reflect and prepare for the year to come. To all those observing Yom Kippur, we extend warm wishes for a meaningful day and an easy fast. Gmar Chatima... Read more

PEF Disaster Relief Fund – Help those in need. Donate now!

PEF Members: Looking at the photos and videos of the path of destruction from Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, I can’t help but remember what New Yorkers, including myself, suffered during Hurricanes Sandy and Irene. I know only too well the devastation, loss and heartache extreme weather can cause. Hurricane Florence is hitting coastal communities in North Carolina hard with record rainfall, causing flooded... Read more