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Online Presentation at Conference in England for Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants

Presentation Date: 10/03/21
Location: Zoom (England)

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On Sunday, October 3rd, I will be presenting an online talk (via Zoom) about the long-term effects of intergenerational transmission in descendants of Holocaust survivors. This presentation is part of… READ MORE>>

Online Presentation for the NYC Elder Abuse Center at Weill/Cornell on Friday September 17

Presentation Date: 09/17/21
Location: Zoom

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Trauma-informed perspective recognizes that traumatic events and traumatic circumstances exist also in the lives of healthcare providers, and that recognizing it and addressing it is critical for the provision of… READ MORE>>

Asking for Your Help in Participating in a Study About Vibrant Older Adults

As part of my work co-leading the Working Group on Older Adults and Caregivers of the American Psychological Association Interdivision COVID-19 Task Force, I have helped to create and am participating in a research study on the experiences of older adults during and following the coronavirus pandemic. The purposes of the study, and why I believe it is necessary and… READ MORE>>

My Recent Publication About the Experiences of 2G During the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Importance of 2G Forums During Stressful Times

I am very pleased to share tne news that my paper describing the reactions of Second Generation (2G) to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to the socio-political events that took place in the USA during the same time, was recently published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Social Innovations,  Vol 91(2), 2021, 171-180. The electronic citation to the paper is https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/ort0000535…. READ MORE>>

REMINDER: TOMORROW: Rescheduled for July 15: The Third Generation Articulates Their Relationships with Survivor Grandmothers, in Film

Presentation Date: 07/15/21
Location: Zoom

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The event described below and in my blog post from June 14 had to be rescheduled due to unforeseeable circumstances, and we are thrilled to be able to invite you… READ MORE>>

Presentations by the Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force of the American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force was created in March 2020 to address the needs of various vulnerable populations. I have been serving as the Chair of the Working Group on Older Adults and Caregivers, along with my Co-Chair, Dr. Jenni Frumer. A video was recently made of presentations by the Chairs of  the various Working Groups,… READ MORE>>

Rescheduled for July 15: The Third Generation Articulates Their Relationships with Survivor Grandmothers, in Film

Presentation Date: 07/15/21
Location: Zoom

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The event described below and in my blog post from June 14 had to be rescheduled due to unforeseeable circumstances, and we are thrilled to be able to invite you… READ MORE>>

The Third Generation Articulates Their Relationships with Survivor Grandmothers, in Film

Presentation Date: 06/22/21
Location: Zoom

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I want to share with you a link to a special program I feel very excited about,  which I created and which will be hosted over Zoom by the Museum… READ MORE>>

REMINDER (TOMORROW) – Upcoming Lecture, on Monday June 7 at 18:00 Israel time (11:00 EDT) : “Where Do We Go From Here?”

For those of you who might be interested, I will be speaking on Monday June 7 at a gathering organized by “Hamakom”, a second generation group under the auspices of “Amcha” Tel-Aviv.  The lecture will be delivered in Hebrew, and I will address intergenerational transmission and its manifestations among the children of Holocaust survivors at this time in our lives, … READ MORE>>

Upcoming Lecture, on Monday June 7 at 18:00 Israel time (11:00 EDT) : “Where Do We Go From Here?”

Presentation Date: 06/07/21
Location: Zoon (Israel)

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For those of you who might be interested, I will be speaking on Monday June 7 at a gathering organized by “Hamakom”, a second generation group under the auspices of… READ MORE>>

Videorecording Available – Intergenerational Trauma and Cultural Healing: A Conversation That Must Continue

Last week, I had the honor of presenting a program I created, thinking how important it is, especially in these times, to share our experiences with each other and to foster our capacity for empathy toward each other (see my earlier blog announcement about this event). I had the honor of moderating a discussion with my esteemed guests, Dr. Jessica… READ MORE>>

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Reducing Stigma is Critical for Seeking Help

This month is National Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a somber reality that many people’s lives have been impacted by depression, anxiety, or the struggles of loved ones with such painful symptoms. Living with chronic anxiety or depression can color one’s entire view of life and drain joy and pleasure from it. Depression is a potentially lethal illness, leading… READ MORE>>

REMINDER (TOMORROW): Event on Historical Trauma and Cultural Healing in 2021 (Open to the public)

On Wednesday, May 19th, I will be leading and moderating a program (hosted and sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage) that is focused on sharing different legacies of intergenerational trauma. I have had the honor of inviting several esteemed colleagues for a discussion of the impact of intergenerational trauma in our different groups. The speakers who will join me… READ MORE>>

This Week: Event on Historical Trauma and Cultural Healing in 2021

Presentation Date: 05/19/21
Location: Zoom

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On Wednesday, May 19th, I will be leading and moderating a program (hosted and sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage) that is focused on sharing different legacies of intergenerational… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Presentations (via Zoom) for the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey

Presentation Date: 05/13/21
Location: Zoom

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On Thursday May 13 at 7:00pm EDT, I will be presenting via Zoom a lecture invited by the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey. This lecture will… READ MORE>>