In Conversation with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch
Finding Perspective During Uncertain Times for Parents and Professionals of Young People with Special Needs.
Parents of children with special needs and professionals who work with this population are experiencing many challenges in helping children cope during these uncertain times.
Given all the challenges of this moment….
- How do we revert to basics? Find resilience and discover grit?
- How do we deal with our own anxieties, stress, grief, and sadness?
- What are the tools we need to thrive not only survive?
- How do we embrace imperfection and messiness?
Watch our conversation with distinguished author, spiritual leader, and mother of a child with special needs – Sherre Hirsch! Dr. Jason Bolton, VP of Community Partnerships and Admissions at The Help Group, lead the conversation and field questions from the community.
About The Guest Speaker
Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is the Chief Innovation Officer for American Jewish University. Rabbi Hirsch made headlines as the first female rabbi at Sinai Temple, the largest Conservative congregation on the west coast. She served as Senior Rabbinic Scholar at Hillel International, where she created and developed Hillelwell, an initiative for Hillels worldwide to become the recognized address for preventative mental health. A thought leader on spirituality and religion, Rabbi Hirsch has appeared on the Today Show, ABC News, Extra, and PBS, among other outlets, and has been a contributor to Time.com, Oprah Magazine, the Jewish Journal, the Hollywood Journal, and more. She is the author of “Thresholds, How to Live Fearlessly and Regret Free” (featured in “Hot Type” in Vanity Fair), and “We Plan, God Laughs, What to do When Life Hits You Over the Head” (recognized on Amazon’s Top 100 List). Rabbi Hirsch was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.