Tag | Dehumanization

Trauma-Informed Care for Elderly LGBTQ

Last Thursday I had the honor of participating in the program organized by Toby Weiss, Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care, to educate and sensitize healthcare providers about the special needs of the aging LGBTQ population. This program came one week after my own presentation about the special needs of aging trauma survivors, with… READ MORE>>

I Am Giving a Series of Presentations This Week in Montreal

Presentation Date: 06/05/19
Location: Montreal, Canada

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This week I will have the pleasure of flying to Montreal and meeting the staff of the Cummings Jewish Center for Seniors, an agency providing a wide range of social and… READ MORE>>

Presentation at National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC

Presentation Date: 10/11/18
Location: National Institute for the Psychotherapies, NYC

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I will be presenting at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC on October 11, 2018. This presentation will consider dehumanization in everyday life. The manifestations of non-conscious dehumanizing… READ MORE>>

Webinar for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, September 13/2018

Presentation Date: 09/13/18
Location: Webinar

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On Thursday, September 13, 2018,  I will be giving a Webinar for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The webinar will be entitled “Prior Trauma, Aging and the Experience of Care… READ MORE>>

My paper entitled “Dehumanization in the Treatment of Elderly Holocaust Survivors and Other Elderly Persons with Histories of Prior Traumatization” is now available online

Issue 8: Spring 2018 of the online journal published by the Claims Conference for those who work or live with Holocaust survivors is now available online. To go to the issue, you can click on  this link. The issue includes a paper I wrote on “Dehumanization in the Treatment of Elderly Holocaust Survivors and Other Elderly Persons with Histories of… READ MORE>>

Workshop on “Working with Traumatized Clients”, Dec. 14/2017 in NYC

On Thursday December 14, I will present a talk at a one-day event organized by ESCOTA, the Ease Side Council of the Aging, which is a voluntary not-for profit interagency interdisciplinary organization for professionals working in the field of aging. For more information about ESCOTA, see their webpage. The talk will address unique issues that elderly adults who have suffered… READ MORE>>

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