All events are Eastern Time unless otherwise indicated.
Date(s) - Sep 17
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Over the past few years, JCFS Winnipeg has engaged in an innovative and unprecedented role; that of serving as a pillar to provide formality and organizational structure for a partnership of inter-faith and multifaceted community groups, non-profits, churches, synagogues, corporations, as well as government agencies to work together to save, integrate, and improve the quality of the lives of Yazidi refugees. Learn more about this 2019 NJHSA Pillar of Excellence Award Winning initiative. Learn more here.
Al Benarroch received a BA (Hons.) in Psychology from the University of Winnipeg, and Masters in Clinical Psychology from Lakehead University, where his research focused on health psychology and mental illness. Prior to coming to JCFS, Al was in private practise for 10 years providing clinical counseling, assessment, and consultation services to Manitoba Indigenous communities, schools and child welfare agencies. Al accepted the position of Clinical Director at JCFS in 1999. In July 2014, Al became the Executive Director, and is moving JCFS into the future by growing the supports available to community members with new and innovative planning and programs.