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Jun 11, 2015 - Patch.com: “Quest Camp combines summer camp with therapy for children with social and emotional challenges” (1)

Quest Camp, offered through JF&CS's Squirrel Hill Psychological Services in collaboration with Quest Therapeutic Camps, offers campers a highly-structured and therapeutic curriculum with the look and feel of a typical summer camp.

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May 7, 2015 - Patch.com: "Quest Camp combines summer camp with therapy for children with social and emotional challenges"

Quest Camp offers campers a highly-structured and therapeutic curriculum with the look and feel of a typical summer camp.

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Apr 22, 2015 - Pittsburgh City Paper: The Big List (Living & Learning)

Living & Learning, a service of Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, will present a program for interfaith families to discuss the challenges they face.

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Apr 22, 2015 - Pittsburgh City Paper: The Big List (Living & Learning)

Living & Learning, a service of Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, will present a program for interfaith families to discuss the challenges they face.

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Apr 22, 2015 - Squirrel Hill Magazine (Spring 2015): “AgeWell Pittsburgh offers Building a Better Caregiver workshop”

The AgeWell Pittsburgh partnership of JF&CS, the JCC and the JAA, offer a new program for caregivers.

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Apr 20, 2015 - Guide to Good Health (Spring 2015): “Quest Camp combines summer camp and therapy for children with social, emotional challenges”

Quest Camp provides a summer camp experience for children with autism and other social and emotional challenges.

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Apr 20, 2015 - Guide to Good Health (Spring 2015): “Quest Camp combines summer camp and therapy for children with social, emotional challenges” (1)

Quest Camp provides a summer camp experience for children with autism and other social and emotional challenges.

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Apr 15, 2015 - Pittsburgh City Paper: The Big List (AIM presentation)

Affordable housing options for individuals with disabilities and/or special needs is the topic of an upcoming program co-presented by JF&CS and JRS.

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Aug 28, 2014 - PATCH.com “Back-to-school season means a transition for everyone in the family”

Ongoing, open communication can help families resolve back-to-school anxieties.

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Aug 26, 2014 - PATCH.com: “Presentation highlights real-life experiences and challenges of siblings of individuals with special needs and disabilities”

An upcoming presentation held by JF&CS and Jewish Residential Services will feature a panel of adult siblings who will share their experiences as a sibling of a brother or sister with a disability.

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Jul 7, 2014 - Squirrel Hill Magazine (Summer 2014): “Summer Camp Opportunities for Children with Social and Emotional Challenges”

Quest Camp is a unique summer camp program offered through Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, for children with social and emotional challenges.

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Apr 23, 2014 - Pittsburgh City Paper: The Big List (Living & Learning)

Living & Learning, a service of Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, will hold an upcoming discussion-based program focusing on caregiver stress.

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Apr 7, 2014 - Squirrel Hill Magazine (Spring 2014): "Finding wellbeing in times of transition"

During life transitions, organizations like JF&CS help individuals maintain physical and emotional wellbeing through services like Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, the Career Development Center--and collaborations with community partners.

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Feb 20, 2014 - The Jewish Chronicle: “Rodef Shalom posthumously honors Fred Rogers”

Quest Camp, a program operated by Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, is designed to help children with social and emotional challenges improve their behavioral, emotional and social functions.

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Feb 13, 2014 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Living & Learning)

AIM, a collaboration of JF&CS and Jewish Residential Services, will hold an upcoming presentation on housing options for special needs individuals and their families.

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Feb 1, 2014 - The Jewish Chronicle: "Girls camp for children who lost parents to open at EKC"

Pittsburgh-area camps, like Quest Therapeutic Camps, address special sets of needs in local children.

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Jan 2, 2014 - Pittsburgh Magazine (February 2014) - Summer Camp Guide

The Quest Summer Camp program, brought to Pittsburgh by Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and Quest Therapeutic Camps, is designed for children with mild to moderate social and emotional challenges.

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Jun 6, 2013 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Domestic Violence Awareness Lunch and Learn) (2)

JF&CS and NA'AMAT USA, Pittsburgh Council, will co-sponsor an upcoming Lunch & Learn with members of the Jewish Domestic Abuse Task Force on Wednesday, June 12th.

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May 2, 2013 - The Jewish Chronicle: "Quest Camp brings summer experience to special needs"

Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and Quest Therapeutic Camps will bring Quest Camp, a summer camp designed for children with mild to moderate social and emotional challenges, to Pittsburgh for the second time this summer.

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Apr 4, 2013 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Quest Camp)

Quest Camp, a summer day camp for children with mild to moderate social and emotional challenges, returns to Pittsburgh this summer.

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Mar 21, 2013 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: "Quest Camp set in Squirrel Hill"

Quest Camp, a collaboration of Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and Quest Therapeutic Camps, is a therapeutic summer day camp program for children with mild to moderate emotional and social challenges.

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Mar 11, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Stressed Out: Health care system comes up short in responding to need for early treatment”

In this ongoing, occasional series about stress, Squirrel Hill Psychological Services is among resources for individuals who are experiencing stress to help deal with relationship, family, financial and employment issues.

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Mar 11, 2013 - Pittsburgh Parent Magazine: “Camps for kids with autism”

Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and Quest Therapeutic Camps offer a therapeutic summer day camp program in Pittsburgh for children with mild to moderate emotional and social challenges.

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Feb 7, 2013 - The Jewish Chronicle: “Bullying film, discussion sheds critical light on dangerous issue”

Jewish parents and teens came together for a movie screening and discussion focusing on the dangers of bullying, sponsored by JF&CS, the Agency for Jewish Learning and Rodef Shalom Congregation and made possible by the Lauren Webster Young Adult Initiative.

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Feb 7, 2013 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Domestic Violence Awareness Lunch and Learn) (1)

JF&CS and NA'AMT USA, Pittsburgh Council will co-sponsor a Lunch and Learn along with members of the Jewish Domestic Abuse Task Force in recognition of February being Teen Abuse Month.

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Jan 31, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Faithburgh Blog): “Jewish groups sponsor anti-bullying effort Sunday in Squirrel Hill

Several local Jewish groups, including JF&CS, will sponsor an anti-bullying effort for Jewish teens and parents to address and discuss bullying issues in our community and schools.

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Dec 20, 2012 - “Jewish Pittsburgh responds to Newtown shootings”

Barbara Wollman, licensed clinical social worker and therapist at Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, shares advice for parents and adults on how to talk with children in the aftermath of traumatic events.

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Dec 6, 2012 - The Jewish Chronicle: “Interfaith families mark both holidays, even when kids are raised Jewish”

Squirrel Hill Psychological Service's Wendy Levin-Shaw speaks to how interfaith couples can manage holiday celebrations and traditions with family and friends.

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Oct 25, 2012 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Domestic Violence Awareness Lunch and Learn)

NA'AMAT USA, Pittsburgh Council and Jewish Family & Children's Service, along with the Jewish Domestic Abuse Task Force, will hold a lunch and learn Wednesday, Oct. 31. Survivors of domestic abuse will speak along with legal advocacy manager Joyce McAneny of the Women's Center & Shelter.

Jul 23, 2012 - Squirrel Hill Magazine (Summer 2012): "Bullying and the challenges of dealing with the behavior"

Squirrel Hill Psychological Services therapists Wendy Levin-Shaw, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Barbara Wollman, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) speak to the effect bullying behaviors can have on bullies, bullying victims and parents.

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May 1, 2012 - Connections, Spring/Summer 2012: “Quest Camp Program Comes to Pittsburgh this Summer”

Quest Camp is a first-of-its-kind summer day camp program in Pittsburgh for children with mild to moderate social and emotional challenges.

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Apr 30, 2012 - Squirrel Hill Magazine Spring 2012: “What Happened to My Wants; Taking time to think about your goals”

Some say the important thing in life is to have a goal and the determination to attain it. But what about women who are so busy juggling the responsibilities of being full-time moms and full-time workers that their own goals get swept under the rug?

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Apr 25, 2012 - Pop City: “Quest feels like camp, but it’s therapeutic – and new”

Quest Therapeutic Camp, a successful program out west for 6- to 18-year-olds with mild to moderate social and emotional challenges, is coming to Pittsburgh for the first time this summer.

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Apr 19, 2012 - The Jewish Chronicle: Metro Briefs (Quest Camp)

Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and Quest Therapeutic Camps are collaborating to offer a therapeutic summer day camp program in Pittsburgh for children with mild to moderate emotional and social challenges.

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Mar 2, 2012 - Connection winter 2012 newsletter

Resource Coordinator Linda Marino talks about co-pays, Caregiver Connections is featured and more in this winter edition of the newsletter for individuals with disabilities and special needs in the Jewish community.

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Dec 21, 2011 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Interfaith couples celebrate holidays twice this year

What do Jewish and Catholic couples do when the holidays come around? Barbara Wollman is featured in this Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on interfaith families.

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Nov 11, 2011 - The Jewish Chronicle: Briefly - The Partnership disability workshops

A "Planning for Life After High School" workshop for those with disabilities and their families will be presented by JF&CS and Jewish Residential Services.

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Nov 11, 2011 - The Jewish Chronicle: Letter to the editor - Ask the right questions

In response to a recent Jewish Chronicle story, Certified Care Manager Pearl Averbach discusses recognizing when an aging parent or loved one may need help.

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Nov 7, 2011 - Post-Gazette: Going through grief while growing up

In this feature story, Barbara Wollman, a licensed clinical social worker, discusses why high school students can come to grips with grief better than young children.

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Oct 17, 2011 - The Jewish Chronicle: Project Harmony offering discreet assistance to abused women

JF&CS partners with the Shalom Task Force to raise awareness of the presence of domestic abuse in the Jewish community.

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Oct 6, 2011 - The Jewish Chronicle: Briefly (disabilities workshop)

Join us and Jewish Residential Services for a series of workshops on navigating the service systems that serve people with disabilities.

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Sep 26, 2011 - SHPS News -- Fall 2011

In this issue: Raising good children in today's world

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Jul 7, 2011 - The Jewish Chronicle: Briefs - SHPS offers services to achieve mental wellness

Squirrel Hill Psychological Service's team of social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists offer a number of services to the community. Read more about what we offer to individuals as well as groups.

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Jun 27, 2011 - Squirrel Hill Magazine Summer 2011 - Mental well-being: The four pillars of wellness

Ellie Eisenstat, a Cognitive Enhancement program coordinator at JF&CS, talks about the importance of stress reduction, diet and nutrition, physical activity and mental stimulation for all-around wellness.

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Jun 1, 2011 - SHPS News -- Summer 2011

In this issue: Keeping stress at bay during a busy day

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Sep 23, 2010 - The Jewish Chronicle Temple Emanuel hosts dating abuse education workshop

Benjamin will bring her tactics, aimed at both teenagers and parents, for spotting, discussing and preventing relationship abuse to Temple Emanuel in the South Hills Monday, Oct. 4, in a program called “Is it Love? Creating Healthy Teen Relationships and Ending Dating Abuse.”

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Jun 11, 2010 - Pittsburgh Business Times After Hours

Sarah Dunn meets with JF&CS's Angelica Joy Miskanin and Erin Barr at the Therapeutic Play of Pittsburgh’s spring speaker workshop. Therapeutic Play of Pittsburgh, a group for professionals working with children and families, is organized by Squirrel Hill Psychological Services.

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Mar 20, 2010 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Spring isn't all tulips, sunshine

Squirrel Hill Psychological Service’s Wendy Levin-Shaw comments on the season of spring and how it “exposes you to the world more when you go outside.”

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Feb 2, 2010 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Mom's time out great benefit to kids, too

Licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapy supervisor Barbara Wollman explains why some children play more independently than others.

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Everything you wanted to know about your child's mental health
This e-booklet intends to help parents who believe their child is showing signs or symptoms of mental or emotional health issues and directs them where to access resources and supports.
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Quest Therapeutic Programs
Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, in collaboration with Quest Therapeutic Camps, is offering a summer day camp program and an ongoing after school program for children with mild to moderate emotional challenges. Quest Camp 2017 is looking for interns and trained staff.
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Mom's Coffee Club
Are you a mom who has adopted internationally? Check out our monthly group (it meets the last Friday of every month).
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