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Yachad Professional Development Series #4

Monday, Jan, 14, 2013 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

“Sexuality, Relationships, and Marriage – Developmental Challenges and the Desire for Love, Closeness, and Companionship”

Lecturer: Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, National Director, Yachad/NJCD
Discussant: Nicole Bodner, LMSW, Director of New York Yachad/NJCD

ASL interpreter provided upon request with 7 days advance notice. 

The building, lecture hall, and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. 


Registration fee for each lecture is $40

If you prefer not to pay on this site by credit card, you may make a check out to Yachad.

Please mail check to:
Yachad/NJCD Attn: Lecture Series
11 Broadway, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10004


Monday, February 11th 2013     (registration deadline Friday, February 1st, 2013)

“The New York City Origins of the American Disability Rights Movement – An Historical and Family Exploration of the Hard-Won Street Battles for Physical Accessibility and Inclusion Policy in the U.S.”

Lecturer: Warren Shaw, J.D., Disability Historian, Author

Discussant: Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, National Director, Yachad/NJCD

Monday, March 4th, 2013     (registration deadline Friday, February 22nd, 2013)

“Effective Collaboration with Other Agencies — Representing Your Organization and Navigating the System to Promote the Best Interest of Your Clients with Disabilities”

Lecturers/Panel: Dr. Deborah Mann, Director of School Programs, Yachad/NJCD Schools; Nicole Bodner, LMSW, Director, New York Yachad Michael Appelbaum, Director, Day Hab, Yachad/NJCD

Discussant: Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, National Director, Yachad/NJCD

Monday, April 8th, 2013      (registration deadline Friday, March 29th 2013)

“Addressing Siblings’ Needs – Group Therapy and Clinical Interventions for Sisters and Brothers of Children with Disabilities”
Lecturers/Panel: Chani Herrmann, MSW, Director, New Jersey Yachad

Discussant: Rebecca Schrag, MSW, Program Director, Senior Yachad


If you have any questions or requests, please contact lecture series producer, Deborah Berman, LCSW, Senior Social Worker, Yachad/NJCD


Phone: 212-613-8229 / 8172


Media Inquiries:  Stephen Steiner, Director of Public Relations, Orthodox Union


Phone: 212-613-8318