Tag | Trauma

Article in Yated Neeman About the Monthly Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Boro Park

An article (see below), written by Devorah Naomi Waters LMSW, about the monthly meetings of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust survivors was published in Yated Neeman newspaper on January 20, 2017, summarizing some of the themes of the lectures and the discussions that follow. The next meeting of the Discussion Group will take place this evening at 7:00… READ MORE>>

Presentation at United Nations, Thurs. Feb. 9/2017

I will give a presentation as part of a Panel Discussion on Trauma and Mental Health at the UN on Thursday February 9th. The meeting is free and is open to the public. More information is available at http://www.ngomentalhealth.org/events/. The presentation will take place  2:00-4:00pm; I will be presenting on the lessons learned from empirical studies of the children of… READ MORE>>

Presentation on Sun. Feb. 26, free and open to the community

Jewish Family Service off Central NJ presents a half-day program dedicated to the issues surrounding the treatment of elderly Holocaust survivors and the challenges faced by their children as caregivers. The event will be Sunday February 26 , 9:30-12:30 at Congregation Israel, 339 Mountain Avenue, Springfield. Continental breakfast will be served, dietary laws observed. The relationships between survivor parents and… READ MORE>>

News from Symposium: Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma and Resilience, Jan. 20, University of Miami

On Friday January 20, I participated in a panel at a symposium on intergenerational transmission of trauma at the University of Miami campus at Coral Gables. The symposium was sponsored by Next Generations, the University of Miami, Jewish Family Services of S. Florida, and Miami-Dade Holocaust Survivors. My lecture entitled “The Second Generation: Enhancing Resilience Now” addressed the double-edged nature… READ MORE>>

My paper about Adult-Onset Trauma published in Jan. 2017

My paper entitled “Adult-Onset Trauma and Intergenerational Transmission: Integrating Empirical Data and Psychoanalytic Theory” was just published in the January 2017 issue of the Journal Of International Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (the journal has just been re-named to “Psychoanalysis, Self and Context”). The paper addresses the impact of trauma that occurs in the lives of adults, and its effects on the… READ MORE>>

“Save the Date” Flyer Released for Symposium in Miami, Jan. 20/2017

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