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Freshman Depression: Making Sure Your Child is Ready for College

Ilene Federman, LCSW-C “Can we screen you for Depression?” That’s the first question ten thousand incoming freshmen will be met with as they move into their dorms on the campus of UCLA later this summer.  In response to the skyrocketing number of cases involving depression in young people, UCLA has launched the Depression Grand Challenge, …

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Making the Most of the “Job-Seeker’s Market”

By Ignite Career Center With both national and Maryland unemployment rates each hovering around 4%, you may have heard that it’s a “job-seeker’s market” which, according to Recruiter.com means there more jobs than workers to fill them, so candidates can be more picky than usual and employers might need to step up their game.  But …

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Freshman Depression: Making Sure Your Child is Ready for College

“Can we screen you for Depression?”

That’s the first question ten thousand incoming freshmen will be met with as they move into their dorms on the campus of UCLA later this summer.

In response to the skyrocketing number of cases involving depression in young people, UCLA has launched the Depression Grand Challenge, an initiative that will help researchers study causes and treatments of this debilitating disease.

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Several media outlets including WMAR and WBALTV are joining JCS in an on-going conversation about suicide. Please watch this video to make sure you know how to help.  If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call us at 410-466-9200.

JCS provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. 

Leveraging LinkedIn

Remember the days when professional networking meant exchanging business cards with potential clients, vendors or employers? The business cards would end up in a pile in your office drawer or, if you were really organized, the cards would be filed alphabetically in a rolodex.

Today, professional networking has moved online to social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. In particular, LinkedIn has opened up a whole new world of building contacts and professional communities globally.

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