Tag | Trauma

Should We Stop to Help or Should We Not Get Involved?

There is a moving story in the news today, about a man who was so despondent that he was about to end his life by jumping off a bridge. Two women who noticed him made a u-turn, stopped their car and got out to talk him off the ledge. Literally. I have just recently become a New Yorker. In my… READ MORE>>

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>>

Educating Healthcare Professionals About the Impact of Trauma on Survivors Facing the End of Life

Presentation Date: 06/19/19
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280

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On Wednesday, June 19 I will be presenting an educational program entitled “Understanding the impact of trauma on Holocaust Survivors Facing the End of Life: Examining the Past to Improve… 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>>

REMINDER: THIS SUNDAY (May 5): 2nd Meeting of the 2GNYC “Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust” Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Presentation Date: 05/05/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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I am facilitating a series of meetings of a new Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Manhattan. Now that I have become a resident of Manhattan, I am… READ MORE>>

I will be presenting at the SPRiNG Alliance Symposium, taking place April 28-30th in Buffalo, NY

Presentation Date: 04/29/19
Location: Buffalo, NY

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It is a special privilege for me to be presenting at the 7th annual gathering of the SPRiNG Alliance (Shelter Partners: Regional. National. Global.), which is the professional network of… READ MORE>>

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