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WJCS' Dr. I. Kruh to Present on Youth with Problematic Sexual Behaviors at Massachusetts Conference

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 WJCS' Ivan Kruh, PhD, coordinator of the Juveniles Starting Over program, will be presenting along with former WJCS colleague Christy Olezeski at the Conference of the Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition and Mass. Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Marlborough, MA. Dr. Kruh's topic will the newly revised risk assessment protocol

Westchester Magazine Highlights WJCS Compeer Program

Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Westchester Magazine's April 2014 issue features WJCS' Compeer program and its coordinator Laura Stein as well as two participants. Click here to read about volunteer Ben Blumberg and client Robert, whose matching has blossomed into a three-year friendship.

WJCS Project Lifesaver Featured on WABC TV Program

Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 WJCS' Project Lifesaver Program was featured on WABC TV's Protect Our Children last weekend. The segment included a clip with Lee Englander, program coordinator, as well as a client and her parent and the Westchester County Police Dept. Click here to view the program.

WJCS Honors 374 Volunteers At Appreciation Breakfast

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 WJCS COO Bernie Kimberg, left, and CEO Alan Trager recognized Robert Vorheis, center left, chief of staff to Assemblywoman Shelly Mayer, and Michael Sabatino, Yonkers Councilman, for their volunteerism with Center Lane. They were among the 374 active volunteers who contributed more than 20,000 hours of help, 200 school backpacks for children, more than 500

WJCS Lecture on Youth With Problematic Sexual Behavior Dispels Myths, Reveals Facts

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Probation officers, case managers, social workers and other professionals packed WJCS main conference room today to hear WJCS’ Ivan Kruh, PhD, above, discuss Assessment & Treatment of Youth with Problematic and Aggressive Sexual Behavior. The discussion, co-sponsored by the CCSI Sub-Committee on Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior, was the

A New Program Begins! Welcoming “Shelanu”….Ours

Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 WJCS is proud and excited to announce the opening of “Shelanu” (Ours), a membership community for Jewish young adults, 18 – 35 with autism spectrum disorders, and their friends. Shelanu creates a home away from home using spaces in White Plains and Tarrytown to create a community in which members will have a physical and emotional space

County Executive Rob Astorino, WJCS CEO Alan Trager Launch Youth Mental Health First Aid to Packed Audience

Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014 At today's launch of Youth Mental Health First Aid, a crowd of more than 250 gathered at Westchester County Center to hear how this program will help to keep Westchester a safer community. County Executive Rob Astorino explained how in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Westchester took action and created the Safer Communities initiative. Today's presentation

WJCS Autism Center Issues 2014 Summer Camp Guide

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 The WJS Autism Center has issued the 2014 version of its Summer Camp Guide filled with a range of programs and activities to keep children with autism actively engaged during the summer break. Click here to access the guide.