The Center for People in Transition announces January workshops

The Center for People in Transition, located on RCSJ's Gloucester campus, is hosting health and financial workshops in January

The Center for People in Transition, located on Rowan College of South Jersey’s (RCSJ) Gloucester campus, hosts a number of empowerment, health and financial workshops during the month of January. Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is mandatory. Call (856) 415-2222 or email peopleintransition@rcsj.edu to register. You must be 18 years or older to attend.

“Health and Wellness” – Your physical and mental health have a direct relationship – both need to be cared for to ensure you remain happy and heathy – making sure to put yourself first, give yourself the time you deserve and build your self-love are all important steps in maintaining that. Kayleigh Kenniff, beach body coach, will guide you through a quick workout followed by helpful tips on nutrition information, ways to find balance and ways that you can put yourself first. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

“Intermediate Computers” – Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point are programs that can be accessed and used with necessary basic computer skills, but maneuvering through these programs to maximize their full potential requires a higher level of skill and knowledge. Amy Charlesworth, case manager at the Center for People in Transition, will guide you through intermediate-level computer training in various programs available from Microsoft Office. This 40-hour course is available for free to displaced homemakers and $100 for non-displaced homemakers. This workshop will be held on Fridays, Jan. 10 to Feb. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

“Divorce Laws” – Divorce is never an easy or clean process, especially when you have to navigate through the laws and defend yourself when you may not be entirely educated on the process. Marquis D. Jones, Esq. and former superior court judge will teach you the stages of divorce, how to best defend yourself against bad decisions, how to protect your children and related laws. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m.

“Do I REALLY Need a Personal Budget?” – To achieve any goal you’re working towards you need to develop a personal budget, but, many people may not know how to effectively do so. Join Vicky Hills, a retired wealth management professional, to learn how to work towards achieving your goals by identifying income sources and prioritizing essential and discretionary expenses to create a budget that you can stick to. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m.