Community Center Shanghai (CCS) offers a new arrival information seminar throughout the year. This 3 1/2 hour session is something everyone should attend during their first few months in Shanghai. It's the cheat sheet you need to understand your new home & will help you avoid common pitfalls. CCS provides excellent speakers on the following topics: Welcome to the Community, Managing Adjustment & Culture Shock, Navigating the Medical Environment, Understanding the Work Environment & Culture, Managing Home Environment, Finding New Opportunities, etc. Check out the website to see the dates & locations and to register Protected content under Events. New season starts Aug 8, Protected content .