May
23
Mon
Cada Mente Importa @ Online
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Políticas de Entrenamientos

Presentadora: Erika Quezada, PCC
Si estás interesado en aprender sobre la salud mental y cómo apoyar a alguien que está padeciendo de algún trastorno, entonces este entrenamiento es para ti. Mediante el compartir de experiencias y conversaciones grupales, esta capacitación dinámica, e interactiva está diseñada para brindarle la oportunidad de aumentar su conocimiento sobre la salud mental, su incidencia e impacto, desafiar los estereotipos sobre las enfermedades mentales y explorar cómo apoyar mejor a familiares, colegas y amigos que pudieran estar luchando con enfermedades de salud mental. Además, podrás también darle un vistazo a tu salud mental actual y aprender estrategias para garantizar un bienestar continuo.

May
24
Tue
Foreclosure Prevention Workshop @ Online
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Having trouble paying your mortgage? Get advice from a Housing Counselor so you can maintain ownership of your home. Counselors will share tips on budgeting to meet your mortgage payments and options such as modifications, financial assistance for homeowners, and forbearance to address temporary financial difficulties.

As a follow up to our workshops, YWCA can provide a range of assistance and services such as job training, technology classes, access to financial products, and small business/entrepreneurship services. Register or call to get started today!

May
25
Wed
Let’s Talk: A Creative Processing Group for Teens @ Online
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago invites teen survivors of sexual violence (ages 13-17) to attend a virtual creative processing group. The group will focus on relationships, the impact of sexual trauma, and the process of healing. It will offer a safe, supportive space for teens to reflect on their experiences, share resources and use creative means to learn about:

  • Creating safety in relationships
  • How our brains and bodies respond to trauma
  • Creating self-care practices
  • Mindfulness exercises

This group will meet for eight weeks and individuals of all identities are welcome. If you would like to schedule an intake, please contact Cherell at (312) 572-7035 or Furrunnecia at (312) 762-2754.

SBDC Master Plan Course @ Virtual
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

10 weeks – deep dive into all of the essential elements of an effective business plan by presenters who are subject matter experts. Documents and PowerPoint presentations will be shared with the participating students. Students will come away with a better understanding of how to draft a dynamic, eye-catching and effective business plan for any aspiring entrepreneur. Each class will not only cover a particular section of the business plan, but will also include invaluable real world applications of the lessons being learned. Students will have an opportunity to network with fellow classmates as well as the subject matter experts that will be presenting. At the conclusion of the 10-weeks each student will have a solid business plan!

The course schedule and materials is as follows:

03/30/22 | Introductions/Starting a Business in Illinois

04/06/22 | Executive Summary/Purpose and Plan

04/13/22 | Company Description

04/20/22 | Market/Determine the Need

04/27/22 | Target Market and Intellectual Property

05/04/22 | Sales Introduction and Marketing

05/11/22 | Financials – Determining Costs, Expenses, and Use of Funds

05/18/22 | The Competition and Industry Trends

05/25/22 | Operations

06/01/22 | Management Structure/Business Plan Presentation

The Art of Art for the Early Childhood Classroom @ Online
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Training Policies

Presenter: Corie Davis
Every Child is an Artist: The Art of Art in the Early Childhood Classroom: Enter the world of lines and color, shading and texture, shape and form. Art is expression and we will learn how to help young children express themselves while exploring the elements that make up the world of the visual arts.

May
26
Thu
¿Qué es CCAP? (para cuidado infantil familiar) @ Online
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Políticas de Entrenamientos

Presentadoras: Jenny Arias & Lydia Landeros
La capacitación de ¿Qué es CCAP? para cuidado infantil familiar revisa el Programa de Asistencia para el Cuidado Infantil (CCAP) del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Illinois (IDHS). El CCAP de IDHS ayuda pagar los gastos de cuidado infantil para las familias que trabajan o participan en actividades elegibles. Esta capacitación describe las pautas de elegibilidad de CCAP y los requisitos de solicitud para los hogares familiares de cuidado infantil. La determinación de pagos y las opciones para recibir el pago también se explican junto con información adicional para los proveedores de CCAP y las familias.

May
31
Tue
Economic Empowerment Institute Virtual Job Club @ Online
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This event occurs every 2nd and 4th Tuesday and provides networking and job lead referrals to prospective job hunters across Chicagoland. If you are changing careers, unsure of where to look, or know the type of job you want—this event is for you!

SharePoint II @ Online
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Organizations use Microsoft SharePoint to create websites. You can use it as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from any device. We will continue with our coverage that began last month with SharePoint I.

Jun
1
Wed
SBDC Master Plan Course @ Virtual
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

10 weeks – deep dive into all of the essential elements of an effective business plan by presenters who are subject matter experts. Documents and PowerPoint presentations will be shared with the participating students. Students will come away with a better understanding of how to draft a dynamic, eye-catching and effective business plan for any aspiring entrepreneur. Each class will not only cover a particular section of the business plan, but will also include invaluable real world applications of the lessons being learned. Students will have an opportunity to network with fellow classmates as well as the subject matter experts that will be presenting. At the conclusion of the 10-weeks each student will have a solid business plan!

The course schedule and materials is as follows:

03/30/22 | Introductions/Starting a Business in Illinois

04/06/22 | Executive Summary/Purpose and Plan

04/13/22 | Company Description

04/20/22 | Market/Determine the Need

04/27/22 | Target Market and Intellectual Property

05/04/22 | Sales Introduction and Marketing

05/11/22 | Financials – Determining Costs, Expenses, and Use of Funds

05/18/22 | The Competition and Industry Trends

05/25/22 | Operations

06/01/22 | Management Structure/Business Plan Presentation

Social/Emotional Development and the Brain @ Online
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Training Policies

Presenter: Corie Davis
Social/Emotional Development and the Brain: Did your lizard brain take control today? Find out how early social and emotional development is impacted by the way that the brain grows. Join us to learn more about how you can help wire children’s brains to have better impulse control and self regulation, leading to calmer classrooms and fewer challenging behaviors.