People In Transition April Workshop Series

College Relations, Communications, and Marketing
Deptford Twp.
Date: 3/26/2015

​The Center for People in Transition at Rowan College at Gloucester County hosts a number of empowerment, legal and financial workshops during the month of April, 2015.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  Must be at least 18 years or older to register.  Call 856-415-2222 or email peopleintransition@rcgc.edu to register.

What to Do When the Second Year Feels Harder than the First Year - The first year of a major life transition can bring emotional upheaval and chaos. The second year can bring harsh reality. Learn how to face your new reality with self-confidence. It meets Wed., April 1, 7 – 9 pm.

Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld, Certified Professional Life Coach

Public Speaking – This seminar focuses on creating a structured presentation, illustrating anatomy roles during presentation delivery, practicing techniques for "Q & A", and evaluating and developing action plans for improvement. This seminar is sponsored by People in Transition and the Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corp.  To register, please visit www.wcecnj.org or call 973-507-9700. It meets Mon., April 6, 6 – 9 pm.

Marion Chamberlain​

How to Wear Your Ruby Slippers: Growing Self-Confidence – Dorothy's ruby slippers were a metaphor. She always had the strength within herself. Learn how to help find your inner strengths and core values to grow self-confidence during times of stress and adversity. Strategies and exercises are included in this workshop. It meets Wed., April 8, 7 – 9 pm.

Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld, Certified Professional Life Coach

Financial Strategies for Widows – Along with the emotional hardship, losing a spouse can present other challenges, including how to manage your financial future.  Ninety percent of all women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives.  This seminar will cover several financial considerations for widows, determining the income you will need and important timelines to be met.  You will leave the seminar with an actionable checklist to help you stay focused and moving forward.  It meets Thurs., April 9, 7 – 9 pm.

Monique Castillo, Financial Advisor

Protecting Your Children: Making Wise Decisions in a Tech-Savvy World – More than 50 percent of U.S. adolescents visit social media sites every day and 75 percent of them own smartphones. The scary part is that Internet crimes against children occur daily. If your kids are amongst those spending time online, this workshop will provide basic steps for protecting, teaching and caring for your children in the virtual world. Participants will leave with an understanding of some of the latest apps, websites and steps to shield children online. This workshop is sponsored by People in Transition and the Heart of Gloucester County. It meets Mon., April 13, 6:30 – 9 pm.

Shannon White, MSW, LCSW

Financial Aspects of Divorce – This one-night workshop will help you navigate the complicated process and stressful ordeal of divorce. It covers the broad range of financial issues you will face when going through divorce, help you avoid costly mistakes, clarify your expectations and begin planning for a "successful" divorce. It meets Tues., April 14, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Joseph Johnson, Owner, Main Street Financial

Emotional Wellness – Maintaining a healthy body and mind through grieving times can be a trial for many. This workshop presents strategies and tips to show you how to develop the internal strength needed to move forward with your life. This workshop is sponsored by People in Transition and the McGuinness Funeral Home.  It meets Fri., April 17, 1 – 2:15 pm.

Cindy Cipriani

Lions and Tigers and Bears — Oh My! Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster Ride – Change, large or small, can be a roller coaster ride of emotions, feelings and thoughts. This empowering workshop helps you uncover and understand all the twists and turns to help and support you to maneuver the ride with more control. It meets Wed., April 22, 7 – 9 pm.

Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld, Certified Professional Life Coach

Basic Estate Planning – It is a truth that the more prepared we are for something, the better it turns out. Whether we want to face it or not, aging and passing away are a part of life for which we must prepare. An essential part of this preparing is estate planning, including the proper drafting of a last will and testament, power of attorney and living will documents. Please join us in a wide-ranging discussion concerning basic estate planning techniques that will enable you and your family to rest assured that you are prepared for whatever life may bring. It meets Wed., April 22, 7 – 8:30 pm.

John P. Ciocco, Esq., Hoffman DiMuzio

Laws of Separation and Divorce – This workshop will address court procedures and timing, grounds of divorce, selecting and helping your attorney and setting goals. The issues of equitable distribution, custody, visitation, alimony and other concerns will be discussed. It meets Thurs., April 23, 7 –9 pm.

Drew Molotsky, Esquire

Home and Personal Safety   Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, internet fraud, and related scams; inexpensive ways to keep your home secure with do-it-yourself items. This workshop is sponsored by People in Transition and the McGuinness Funeral Home. It meets Fri., April 24, 1 – 2:15 p.m.

Dean Golding, Retired Woodbury Heights Police Officer

Navigating Child Support – If you are interested in establishing paternity, filing for child support or enforcing your existing court order, this workshop is for you! We will explore the child support process, your rights and what to expect in court. We will also review the role of family court, probation and social services. It meets Mon., April 27, 6:30 – 8 pm.

Gina Foster, Child Support Specialist, Gloucester County Social Services​

How to Sell or Buy a House During Divorce – Learn how to avoid nine critical mistakes when considering selling or buying a house during a divorce! It meets Tues, April 28, 7 – 9 pm.

Brian Ziegenfuss (Ziggy) from RE/MAX Connection

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