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Irit Felsen is keynote speaker at the Community Initiative for Holocaust Survivors Lecture on May 12, 2015

On Tuesday May 12, 2015, Irit Felsen will deliver the keynote address at the Community Initiative for Holocaust Survivors Lecture. More information is provided in the invitation below:

UJA-Federation of New York and Selfhelp Community Services

are pleased to invite you to a special Community Initiative for Holocaust Survivors (CIHS) Lecture:

The Impact of Historical Trauma on Relationships between Holocaust Survivors and their Adult Children

 Keynote Speaker: Irit Felsen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist

 Tuesday, May 12, 2015

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon

UJA-Federation of New York

Seventh-Floor Conference Center

130 East 59th Street (between Park and Lexington avenues)

New York City

Program Description:

Dr. Felsen will reflect on the impact of the Holocaust survivors’ experiences on their adult children.  She will discuss how the transmission of trauma to adult children may also impact the care that is provided to their parents by social workers and other professionals.  Case presentations provided by professionals from local organizations working with Holocaust survivors will follow Dr. Felsen’s remarks.  Case presenters include:

Pamela Goodman LCSW

Social Worker, Selfhelp Community Services

Queens Nazi Victim Program

Sari Friedman-Rosner, MSW

Social Worker

Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

For more information, please contact Lauren Epstein at 1.212.836.1865 or

R.S.V.P. to Rachel Cohen at or 1.212.836.1647.

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