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Sunday, March 18 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Resilience in the Face of Chronic Trauma: Lessons from Israel

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This session presents the findings of an innovative research study that found a set of 83 "trauma truisms” related to buffering, or protective mechanisms, which contribute to resilience from the trauma associated with living in conditions of the chronic threat from terror and war.   This research was carried out in Israel with a group of the country’s leading trauma experts.  The session reports on the process by which an expert panel generated this set of truisms. Each has practice implications and can be translated into behaviors that enhance the likelihood of resilience in the face of trauma.

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Ron Marks

Ron Marks is Dean Emeritus at the Tulane School of Social Work, having just stepped down after 15 years in that position. His PhD is in social welfare from the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh; he also has an MSW and a master’s degree in public health. Ron has... Read More →


Sunday March 18, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Youth Activities Lounge, JCC