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Trauma & Resilience: Theory & Practice from the Israeli Experience

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Fast Facts


Trauma and Resilience (48530 & 48531)

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. Danny Brom

Language of Instruction:


Credits/Hours for Two-Week Theory Course:

Academic hours: 64
Credits: 4

Credits/Hours for Optional Third Week:

Academic hours: 40
Credits: 2

Course Dates:

Two-week course: June 24-July 8, 2021 (at Rothberg).
Optional clinical training: July 11-15, 2021 (at Metiv Center).


Professionals and advanced students in approved fields (see below)

Application Deadline:

May 16, 2021



  • Two-week course: US$ 1,920

Paid in two separate payments:
US$ 900 (paid to Metiv Center.)
US$ 1,020 (paid to RIS)

  • Optional Clinical Training: US$ 500 paid directly to Metiv Center.
  • Academic Credit for Clinical Training: US$ 240 (Optional; through Rothberg).


  • Two-Week Theory Course: US$ 450
  • Two-Week Course and Clinical Training: US$ 660
  • Housing is not available for Clinical Training only.
Relevant Academic Fields:

Psychology, sociology, trauma, public health 


  • Study the latest theories and research in the field of trauma.
  • Understand trauma and resilience within an Israeli context.
  • Discover approaches for clinical interventions and community preparedness.
  • Hear from top experts in the field on local programs.
  • Learn via site visits, experiential teaching, and lectures.


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. Applicants for the Trauma program will need a resume and motivation essay in addition to the regular application materials. See our application guidelines or apply online now.

Please note:

  • Due to the intensive nature of this program, it cannot be taken together with other courses and programs from the June and July sessions.
  • Registration for the two-week course only or the two-week course along with the Clinical Training is through Rothberg International School. Start your application here.
  • Students who wish to register for the optional Clinical Training week only without the two-week course must register through Metiv Center. After completing the Clinical Training week, if a student wishes to receive academic credit and transcripts for the training, an application to Rothberg must be submitted. Select “Special Programs” and then “Trauma and Resilience: Clinical Training” on the online application.
  • Please see here for more information about visas.


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