Oct
17
Wed
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

YWCA’s 3D (Developing Digital Diversity) Youth™ is a youth enrichment program designed to create opportunities for boys and girls to develop skills and knowledge to compete for jobs within a 21st Century workforce.

3D Youth™ provides STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)-based educational opportunities and promotes team building, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to advance participants’ social and academic success and leadership potential.

Oct
18
Thu
TechGYRLS @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The TechGYRLS program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming and robotics.

CPR/AED/FIRST AID @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CPR/AED/FIRST AID @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Presenter: Vickie Onesti, President CPR Training for LIFE, Inc

This course is designed to prepare participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. It offers the basics of recognizing and administering first aid for the most common life-threatening emergencies. All participants will receive:

  • 2-year American heart association certification card
  • Emergency First Aid digital booklet
  • CPR/first aid pocket reminder cards
  • Rescue breath shield

** Meets New CCAP Training Requirements**

Targeted Audience: All Early Childhood & Youth Professionals
Level of Learning: Introductory

Oct
20
Sat
2018 Empowering Educators Conference @ Benedictine University, Goodwin Hall
Oct 20 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
2018 Empowering Educators Conference @ Benedictine University, Goodwin Hall | Lisle | Illinois | United States

Keynote: Phil Januszewski & Matt Matkovich, M&P Presentations

Ordinary is Extraordinary:
Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations bring a unique, entertaining, and highly energetic approach to reflecting on their own personal lives and appreciating how the ordinary moments in life are
absolutely extraordinary! Through audience participation and solid examples of those who choose to make a difference in the world, the audience will be reminded of how important they are to their world and the ones around them. By focusing on proud moments, having self-confidence, and maintaining a positive mental attitude, we all can be EVERYDAY HEROES!

The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Conference: Empowering Educators is a must-attend event for professionals who are looking to expand their knowledge, develop skills, and share their ideas with other professionals. Please join us for a day filled with an engaging learning experience where you can choose from numerous presentations on a variety of topics. Participants will leave with new knowledge, a stronger professional network, revitalized and inspired to improve their programs.

Targeted Audience: Anyone working in the education field
Level of Learning: Various

Oct
23
Tue
Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Network with other professionals and find out about the latest job openings. Please call the phone number above for more information.

TechGYRLS @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The TechGYRLS program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming and robotics.

Comienzos de Calidad @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Comienzos de Calidad @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Presentadora: Norma Duran, YWCA Bilingual Community Engagement Specialist

¿Está interesado en comenzar un negocio de calidad de cuidado de niños en la casa? ¡Entonces esta clase es para usted! Se revisará, en forma general, todos los aspectos envueltos en operar un negocio familiar de cuidado de niños, incluyendo entrevista con los padres, mercadeando sus servicios, manteniendo archivos e impuestos, y mucho más.

Cuando comienza un negocio de cuidado infantil, encontrará que necesita formas. Muchas formas. Desde horarios hasta contratos, desde acuerdos de transporte hasta “llegar a conocerte”, y muchas más. No se preocupe. Hemos reunido todos las formas que se necesitan y los hemos colocado en una memoria USB que puede comprar; y todas las formas son editables.

  • Agregue uno a su registración de Comienzos de Calidad por solo $10
  • Comprarlo el día de la orientación por $15

Quién se puede registrar: Todos los Profesionales de Educación Temprana que hablen Español
Nivel de Aprendizaje: Introductorio

The Point of Anger: Anger Exploration Group @ University of Chicago
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Point of Anger: Anger Exploration Group @ University of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Are there barriers to you exploring anger? YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting an 8-week support group for female adults who have experienced sexual violence to help explore feelings of anger. In a safe, supportive space, join other survivors in:

  • Exploring purposes and benefits of anger
  • Sharing experiences of anger towards self and others
  • Learning about different styles of communicating and expressing anger
  • Creating awareness of the impact of anger
  • Discovering how other emotions contribute to anger
  • Helping to face shame and judgment about feelings
  • Acknowledging less healthy expressions of anger and identifying new coping options

The group is open to adult survivors of both childhood and adult sexual abuse. All interested individuals must complete a screening to determine group readiness. Spots are limited. Please RSVP by October 17, 2018.

Oct
24
Wed
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

YWCA’s 3D (Developing Digital Diversity) Youth™ is a youth enrichment program designed to create opportunities for boys and girls to develop skills and knowledge to compete for jobs within a 21st Century workforce.

3D Youth™ provides STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)-based educational opportunities and promotes team building, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to advance participants’ social and academic success and leadership potential.

Oct
25
Thu
TechGYRLS @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The TechGYRLS program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming and robotics.