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September 15, 2005

Your Resilience on the Rise:
Continuing to Grow from your 9/11 Experience

Attend this series of 2 FREE workshops and learn how to live your best life and thrive once again. You'll learn how to:

  • Assess your personal resilience
  • Enhance your natural coping
  • Build your coping strengths
  • Develop new coping skills

Choose the location that's right for you:

Enhancing Relationships (Session 1)
September 19 -- Middletown
Middletown Township Public Library, 732-671-3700

September 21 -- Ridgewood
The Ridgewood Library, 125 North Maple Ave., 201-670-5600

September 22 -- Jersey City
St Peter's College, Degnan Conference Room in St. Peter Hall, 2641 Kennedy Blvd, 201-915-9000

Enhancing Coping Skills (Session 2)
September 26 -- Hazlet
Hazlet Library, 251 Middle Road, Hazlet, NJ 07730, 732-264-7164

September 28 -- Ridgewood
Ridgewood Library

September 29 -- Jersey City
St. Peter's College

These workshops will be led by Sarah L. Schleifer, MSSW, LCSW, a social worker with over 20 years experience in trauma and recovery and Theresa Creedon, a consultant who draws upon her personal 9/11 experiences including the loss of her brother, a Port Authority Police officer, and the inspiration she gained from the survival of her other brother, a corporate sector employee located in the WTC.

Please RSVP by calling 1-866-4-U-NJ-911 or email 4unj911@umdnj.edu. Indicate which session you will be attending. Please call the facility for directions. All sessions are scheduled from 7-9 PM.

These workshops are sponsored by the "It's for You NJ 911" program, which offers free counseling, community education sessions and information and resources for New Jersey residents affected by the events of 9/11. It's for You NJ 911 is sponsored by the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Criminal Justice and UMDNJ-University Behavioral Healthcare. For more information call 1-866-4-U-NJ-911 or visit www.4unj911.org. Project supported by Award # RF-GX-0006, Office for Victims of Crime & Justice Programs.

Families of September 11 (FOS11) is proud to promote this event. Please visit our website for more Wellness Resources. For additional events, view our calendar: www.familiesofseptember11.org/calendar.aspx.