Two weeks: June 29 - July 13, 2017
Registration & Dorm Check In: June 29, 2017
Final Day for Dorm Check Out: July 13, 2017
Academic Hours: 64, Credits: 4
Tuition: $1780, Housing: $450
This program aims to provide participants with a broad picture of the latest developments in the trauma field in general against the backdrop of the Israeli experience. Theories and research pertaining to the consequences of trauma, healthy coping processes, and possible pathological consequences will be presented. Students will learn about the risks of developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), related distress and potential protective factors. Guiding principles for clinical programs treating post-traumatic disorders will be discussed.
The course will focus on five themes:
Psychological trauma: consequences and coping
Resilience: theoretical concepts and applications
Community preparedness for terrorism and disaster
Children and trauma: developmental and gender aspects
The course will include theoretical lectures, experiential teaching and site visits.
The academic curriculum will be enriched by the following experiences:
Field visit to a city-wide intervention program for strengthening resilience in the civilian population in the wake of war
Opportunities to practice experiential techniques for early intervention and treatment of traumatized individuals
Presentation of programs that have been implemented in Israel, which are aimed at building resilience and preventing pathological consequences of trauma
Site visits will include meetings with leading scientists and practitioners in the field of psychological trauma.
An optional third week of clinical training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post-Traumatic Disorders will be conducted for clinicians who are interested in adapting their clinical skills to the trauma field.
Clinical Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post-Traumatic Disorders (48531)
July 16 - 20, 2017
Final Day for Dorm Check Out: July 20, 2017
Academic Hours: 40, Credits: 2
Tuition: $500, Housing: $265
Tuition fee for the Clinical Training is paid directly to The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma.
Professionals and advanced students in: Clinical or Educational Psychology, Neuropsychology, Social Work, Psychiatry, Counseling, Nursing, Medicine, Law and Public Health, as well as civil servants and clergy.
Take a look at our Online Application Instruction Video with guidelines on how to complete and submit your online application.
To apply for this program, please click on the following button:
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
For an overview of the application guidelines, please click here.
♦ Due to the intensive nature of this program, it cannot be taken parallel to other Summer Courses being offered.
♦ In order to be accepted to the program, applicants are requested to write a one-page essay about their personal and/or professional motivation to take this course.
♦ Israeli citizens residing in Israel are eligible for a 25% tuition discount for the 2-week Trauma & Resilience: Theory & Practice from the Israeli Experience (SPPS501) course.
For further academic information, visit the The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma website or send an Email.
For further application information contact the Department of Summer Courses & Special Programs at Rothberg International School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
***Please note: The Hebrew University reserves the right to cancel courses for which there is insufficient registration.***