Deptford Twp. – The Center for People in Transition at Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) hosts a number of empowerment, legal and financial workshops during the month of February. Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is mandatory. Must be at least 18 years or older to register. Call 856-415-2222 or email
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"Simplify, Organize and Declutter your Home" --- Loretta Anthony, RCGC executive assistant to the vice president of student services, will provide life-changing tips on how to declutter one's home to make life more organized, serene and peaceful. Also discussed will be the basics of Feng Shui, the Chinese art of harmonizing a surrounding environment to improve prosperity, relationships, health and career. The class meets Monday, Feb. 8 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. This class is sponsored by People in Transition and the Heart of Gloucester County.
"Smart Women Finish Rich" ---- Joseph Johnson, owner of Main Street Financial, equips individuals with seven steps to plan for their financial security. These 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, Feb. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
"Laws of Separation and Divorce" --- Attorneys from the Gloucester County Bar Association's Family Law Committee will speak on grounds for divorce, court procedures, alimony, equitable distribution, custody, visitation rights and other concerns. The workshop meets Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 7 – 9 p.m.
"Coping With Loneliness: --- Jennie McQuaide, Ph.D., licensed professional counselor, will discuss various coping options for those individuals who have lost a spouse due to death or divorce who are likely to experience loneliness. Some people deal with loneliness by engaging in a frenzy of activity; some withdraw from society; and others quickly move into a new relationship. This workshop offers a variety of beneficial coping options. The class meets on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
"Financial Aspects of Divorce" ---- Joseph Johnson, owner Main Street Financial, has designed this class to help navigate the complicated process and stressful ordeal of divorce. He will discuss the broad range of financial issues faced when going through divorce to help avoid costly mistakes, clarify expectations, and begin planning for a "successful" divorce. It meets Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
"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, Feb. 24 from 7 – 9 p.m.
"Conflict Management" --- Shannon White, MSW, LCSW, will help individuals to discover their emotional triggers and learn how to manage difficult encounters with diplomacy, tact and credibility. After this workshop, participants will be able to: diagnose conflict within their personal and work relationships, find the hidden agenda that is really fueling the battle, identify anger triggers and remain poised in conflict situations, encourage collaborative problem solving and learn a variety of strategies for managing conflict. The class meets Monday, Feb. 29 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. This workshop is sponsored by People in Transition and the Heart of Gloucester County.
Rowan College at Gloucester County's 250-acre campus is located on Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56 off of Route 55.