Deptford Twp. – 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 November. Unless otherwise noted, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
"Smart Women Finish Rich" Joseph Johnson, owner of Main Street Financial, equips individuals with seven steps to plan for their financial security. These simple steps are designed to help participants figure out where they stand financially, improve their lives and put hard-earned money where their values are. It meets Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
"How to Start the Next Chapter of Your Life" — Life is a series of chapters filled with events, people and life experiences. Certified Professional Life Coach Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld explains how re-reading the old chapters of life keeps people stuck. Participants will learn how to turn the page and begin the next chapter of life on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 7-9 p.m.
"Vision Board Basics" — Learn how to apply the Law of Attraction with the use of vision boards and attract dreams to achieve greater success. Shannon White, MSW, LCSW, helps people create a collage that represents where they want to be in their lives, businesses, careers, and relationships. Learn the fundamentals in visioning and how to harness the power of the subconscious and the Law of Attraction. Learn effective goal setting strategies and necessary techniques for creating powerful vision boards on Monday, Nov. 9, from 6-9 p.m. This workshop is sponsored by Heart of Gloucester County and People in Transition.
"How to Sell or Buy a House During Divorce" — RE/MAX Connection Real Estate Agent Brian Ziegenfuss will provide helpful tips on how to avoid nine critical mistakes when buying or selling a house. It meets on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.
"How to Take All of the Information and Turn It into Transformation" — Certified Professional Life Coach Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld will help individuals gain knowledge and understanding of their past and present life and help turn it into a transformation. She will provide specific steps to create a transformation in oneself and in one's life. It meets Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.
"Widowhood: Getting through the Financial Challenges" — Financial Advisor Monique Castillo will explain the financial realities widows face and the steps necessary to ease the transition. She will also provide an actionable checklist and booklet summarizing key concepts to keep all participants on track after the workshop. It meets Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
"Breaking the Anger Habit: Identifying Triggers and Solutions to our Rage" — Anger becomes a problem when it is felt too intensely, frequently or expressed inappropriately. In this workshop, participants will learn from Shannon White, MSW, LCSW, to manage their anger and develop self-control over their thoughts and actions to avoid the negative consequences that often follow angry outbursts. By the end of this workshop, participants will identify the triggers to their anger responses and develop a plan to control their anger. This workshop is sponsored by People in Transition and Heart of Gloucester County. It meets Monday, Nov. 16, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
"Laws of Separation and Divorce" Bruce Matez, Esquire, will speak on grounds for divorce, court procedures, alimony, equitable distribution, custody, visitation rights and other concerns. The workshop meets Monday, Nov. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m.
"Financial Aspects of Divorce" — Joseph Johnson, owner of Main Street Financial, will explain a broad range of monetary issues that individuals face when going through divorce. This class is designed to help participants avoid costly mistakes, clarify expectations and plan for a "successful" divorce. It meets Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
"Celebrating the Holidays in New Ways" — Licensed Professional Counselor Jeannie McQuaide, Ph.D., will provide helpful advice to approaching the holiday season after experiencing death or divorce in the family. Other grieving individuals are welcome to attend. This workshop will identify new ways to celebrate so that individuals can rediscover the peace and joy of the holidays. It meets Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
"The 'New' New Beginnings" — Workshop Facilitator Deborah Makos-Trionfo will help individuals struggling with the loss of a loved one, divorce, unemployment, diminished health or eroding confidence to attain a happier future. During this eight-part series, participants will discover new inspiration for changing the "script" of their lives. Individuals will learn that they have the power to choose a happier experience, not only for tomorrow, but for every moment of their lives. This workshop meets Mondays and Thursdays, Nov. 19, 23, 30, Dec. 3, 7, 10, 14, and 17 (NO CLASS Nov. 26) from 7-9:30 p.m.
Rowan College at Gloucester County's 250-acre campus is located on Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56 of Route 55.