Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Sheraton Grand Chicago 
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611

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Karen Rosen 

2018 NJHSA Conference

Unifying Our Human Service Voice 

The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies’ Conference will focus on the role that NJHSA and its member agencies can play to strengthen each other as well as provide the highest level of service to constituents through innovation, service delivery and best practices, successful collaborations, and advocacy and government affairs. 

Note:  All meals are kosher and under rabbinic supervision.

Sunday, April 29th
Pre-Conference:  Executive Briefing (10-11:30am)
***NJHSA Member Agency CEOs/Executive Directors are invited to this informal gathering designed to connect recently appointed CEO’s/ED’s to the full CEO/ED cohort. The meeting will also offer an insider’s briefing on the development of the Network, its goals for 2018 and beyond and opportunities for engagement.***
Opening Plenary Lunch (begins at noon)
Breakout Sessions
Performance & Networking Reception

Monday, April 30th
Awards & Plenary Breakfast
Breakout Sessions
Optional Luncheons

  • Board Chairs/Chair Elect 
  • Development & Marketing
  • Canadian Directors
  • Optional Best Practice Spotlight Luncheon for Older Adult and Social Service Professionals
    Join the Center for Health and Social Care Integration of Rush Medical College for a networking lunch for professionals working with older adults and caregivers, to engage around innovation in partnering with healthcare entities. Opportunities for implementing and sustaining evidence based care coordination initiatives will be highlighted. Click here for more information.

Breakout Sessions
Sponsor Showcase & Refreshment Break
Breakout Sessions
Filming Screening & Discussion

Tuesday, May 1st
General Breakfast
NJHSA Board of Directors Meeting
Breakout Sessions
Closing Plenary (concludes at noon)
Post-Conference:  JFNA Person Centered Trauma-Informed Programming (noon - 5pm)
***JFNA will host a post-conference Training Workshop on building a Person-Centered, Trauma- Informed agency and culture. We encourage attendance by JFNA subgrantees and agency leadership who want to learn how to make their organizations more PCTI. *** 
Cost:  $0 for Bravo or Charlie Cohort – up to 3 people per agency for free (Kosher lunch included)
           $65 for any other attendees (Kosher lunch included)
*Attendees must register separately via this link:  http://community.jewishfederation.org/site/Ecommerce?store_id=4041 
For more information, email HolocaustCenter@JewishFederations.org 

Sheraton Grand Chicago | 301 E North Water Street | Chicago, IL 60611
888-627-7106 | sheratonchicago.com
Room Rate:  $189/night  (Room rate availability applies to 3 nights prior and post conference dates.)
Cut-off Date:  Room reservations must be made by March 24th. Book online here.


  • NJHSA Member Agency Professional/Lay Leader:  $625/person 
    (includes Sunday lunch and evening Networking Event, as well as breakfast on Monday and Tuesday)

  • Non-Member Agency Professional/Lay Leader:  $625/person
    (includes Sunday lunch and evening Networking Event, as well as breakfast on Monday and Tuesday) 

  • Guest/Spouse:  $150/person (includes meals listed above)

    We are pleased to offer Group Discounts to NJHSA member agencies sending four (4) or more staff to the Conference. We will deduct $75 for each full registration over the 3rd registered attendee (from the member agency). Following attendance at the conference, a rebate check will be prepared and sent to the agency. Please direct questions to Karen Rosen.
* Additional registration options available. Please click on the registration block below for details. 
** Optional Monday lunches available. Please click on the registration block below for details. 

Note:  All meals are under strict Kosher supervision.

Credit cards and checks will be accepted as payment. Checks should be made out to NJHSA and sent to:                                                  NJHSA | 50 Eisenhower Drive | Suite 100 | Paramus, NJ 07652

Note:  Cancellations and/or requests for refund must be sent in writing to Karen Rosen (NJHSA |50 Eisenhower Drive | Suite 100 | Paramus, NJ 07652) and postmarked by March 15th. A $100 charge will be applied to cancellations. No partial refunds will be made. No refunds will be issued after March 15th.