Professional Development

Institute for Professional Development
Jewish Community Services offers professional development workshops for social workers and other human service providers. JCS can also provide CPR and First Aid Training for individuals or groups.

The Rosa J. Kolker Professional Development Series
Jewish Community Services is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Continuing Education for social workers, psychologists and licensed professional counselors. JCS maintains responsibility for our programs and content. Programs that are part of the series are supported by a grant from The Kolker-Saxon-Hallock Family Foundation.

Upcoming Professional Development Programs

We are currently planning future programs. Please check back for information.

Fees (unless otherwise noted)

JCS Staff and Other Associated
System Employees
Jewish Day School Teachers
and JCS Retirees
General Public
Per Credit Free $20.00 $25.00
Brief Seminar (1.5 CEUs/Session) Free $30.00 $37.50
CPR and First Aid Training
JCS offers Infant, Adult, and Child CPR, AED, FIRST AID training by American Red Cross Certified Instructors. Individuals or groups can join one of the scheduled classes at our Park Heights office or our instructors can provide a group training at your location. Maximum enrollment for each class is ten students.

contact Us Today

For more information about JCS Professional Development Programs, contact: Shirley A. Distance at 410-843-7419 or

JCS will be closed on Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.
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