Women’s Workshops are one-session seminars to help you enrich and enhance your life. The sessions address a wide range of compelling issues such as reducing stress, coping with grief and loss, improving your self-esteem, marketing yourself for a new job and managing your divorce. For a complete list of current Workshops, see below.

Workshops are open to all women in the community. Registration is required; cost is $7 per session. As a benefit of membership, workshops are free to NCJW/Essex members if you register in advance.

Unless otherwise noted, Workshops are held in the NCJW/Essex Conference Room, 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston, NJ.
For more information on attending a workshop or leading one, call the NCJW/Essex Center for Women at 973-994-4994 or
email centerforwomen@ncjwessex.org.


  • Dec 5, 2018
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Divorce can be a difficult process. But what if you could navigate your way through your divorce without having to incur litigation fees and only see a judge to divorce you. Noted marital attorney Joanna Brick, Esq., founding managing partner of Brick Law, LLC, will show you how mediation can provide this option.Read More


  • Dec 6, 2018
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Barbara Galvin, Registered Dietitian and wellness advisor, will present a program teaching you why certain foods play a significant role in brain health and overall well-being. Also she will educate you about the top 10 foods we all should be eating for optimal health.Read More


  • Jan 24, 2019
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

As the days get shorter and the weather turns colder, our bodies crave warm comforting meals.  Join Lauren Kranich, MPA, CPC, RYT, CPT, a Holistic Wellness Coach in exploring seasonal foods that best nourish our minds and bodies.  She will suggest meal prep ideas and will also take time to explore herbs that aid in Read More


  • Feb 5, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This program, presented by Geriatric Care Manager Shelley Steiner, LSW, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Alzheimer’s New Jersey, provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia.  Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed. Read More