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SFY brings Mental Health services directly to Seniors in Queens

The Samuel Field Y in Little Neck is piloting a new proposal part of ThriveNYC — an action plan implemented by the city’s first lady Chirlane McCray in 2015 — called the “Geriatric Mental Health Initiative,” which works to provide access to mental health services to older adults directly through their local senior centers. You can read more about this initiative in this QNS column written by



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CQY Author's Series - My Son Wears Heels: One Momís Journey from Clueless to Raising a Creative Child

Don't miss Central Queens Y's Author's Series, featuring Julie Tarney, author of My Son Wears Heels, on Thursday , January 26 at 7:00 pm. This story of a mother embracing her child’s uniqueness and her own will resonate with all families.  Julie Tarney is an educator, speaker, writer, and an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth. To read the review of My Son Wears Heels in the Huffington Post, click here.  For more information please contact Peggy Kurtz at (718) 268-5011 ext. 151

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Save the Date: Seventh Annual Business Council Breakfast

Exciting News! The Samuel Field Y and Central Queens Y's Business Council will be hosting its Seventh Annual Business Council Breakfast on Wednesday, March 22, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Douglaston Manor. This year, we'll be honoring Cord Meyer LLC and LIJ Forest Hills Hospital.

To reserve your tickets, or for information on journal and sponsorship opportunities contact Jana Goldman Ryan at 718-225-6750 ext. 238.

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SFY To Offer NEW Continuing Education for Social Workers

Effective January 2015, all social workers that practice in New York State are required to earn 36 units of Continuing Education in order to renew their licenses. We began offering Continuing Education courses for Social Workers throughout 2015, and are now rolling out courses for Winter/Spring 2017! Get a registration form for Family Therapy: Theory, & Techniques, Spirituality and Clinical Social Work Practice, Grant Writing Skills, and Family Therapy : Case Studies by clicking here.

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Special Events

Career Transitions Workshop
Date: January 20, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Financial Tips for the Newly Single Parent
Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Authors Series at CQY: One Moms Journey from Clueless to Kickass
Date: January 26, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mixology Night at Central Queens Y
Date: February 4, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Seventh Annual SFY/CQY Business Council Breakfast
Date: March 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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