Workshops

Saturday, March 30, 2019 
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Work Smarter: Google Applications
Tiffany Booker
Gone are the days when being Microsoft proficient was a go-to skill.
Businesses and organizations have transitioned to Google Apps (G Suite) – Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides for communication in the workplace.
Learn how to use the most common Apps and gain confidence as you explore Google Apps in a warm environment.

Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Superhero Writers Club Workshop – (Children and Adult)You and your child (or a caregiver) will form a superhero team and write a story highlighting your actual strengths, desired powers and demonstrating how you will help others. You and your child (or a caregiver) will laugh together and learn things about each other you never knew. This event is free and open to children ages 5-12 and their caretakers. Pre-registration is required. Please email info@supportsofia.org

Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Self-Care:  Practical ways to incorporate more self-love into your daily life

When we think of self-care, we might imagine bubble baths and chocolate cake. This sure sounds ideal, but is it something you can do daily? In addition to learning ways to take better care of yourself, you’ll get a chance to practice too. This hands-on workshop will include mindfulness, movement, and art.Eloiza Jorge, MA, CPC, LSW is a counselor, coach, and facilitator. She specializes in guiding women through life transitions. Clients learn to access their own wisdom, leading to more heart-centered and satisfying lives. She’s also the proud mother of two. You can visit Eloiza’s website at: EloizaJorge.com

Crochet Sundays!!!!!!
Sunday, May 19 • Sunday, June 2 • Sunday, June 6, 2019
3:00PM – 5:00PM
Join us for a creative and enjoyable opportunity to learn a new skill as a hobby or a possible new stream of income. Crocheting can be relaxing and therapeutic. Come and spend an afternoon filled with fun and friendship and learn the basics of crocheting with Altanya Burgess, owner of Altee’s CrochetCorner. https://alteescrochetcorner.weebly.com/
Join us and learn how crocheting is good for your physical and mental health! You may bring your own yarn and needle and we will also have free supplies on hand.

To confirm your attendance please email sofiaworkshops@gmail.com

These free workshops are held at The Community Services Bldg. @ 11 Pine Street, Montclair, NJ.
Green Awning over the door and next to the Montclair Fire station.

Please note: Free parking is available at Glenfield Middle School on the south side of Bloomfield Ave. You are welcome to park on the street, in the circle if spaces are vacant. Walk north, across Bloomfield Ave to The Community Services Center. In addition, there is the Bay Street Deck at 21 Pine Street (directly in back of The Community Services Center), which is $2 per hour. Also, if you would like to park directly in front of the building, you would need to pay via the mobile app to avoid getting a ticket. Safe travels!

TEEN SAFE DATING WORKSHOP
We conduct discussions and Interactive Pop Quizzes to promote dating violence awareness and prevention. Encouraging and communicating the importance of being supportive of each other by recognizing warning signs and safety planning.

HEALTHY vs. UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
RECOGNIZING THE CLUES
Behaviors that we hope to encourage in relationships vs. those that are problematic in order to develop close and intimate relationships with others.

HOW TO SUPPORT SOMEONE YOU SUSPECT
IS IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP
How to let someone know that they are valuable and any abuse they may have suffered can be conquered and overcome.

 

S.O.F.I.A. SUPPORT GROUP
EMOTIONAL HEALING THROUGH A CREATIVE PROCESS
Our group focuses on assisting victims and survivors of domestic violence in the emotional healing process through creative activities. Our workshops include fellowship, discussions and therapeutic arts such as creative writing, yoga and meditation, aroma therapy, painting, etc.