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Audio Links: Webinar Series

Webinar Committee, coordinated by Lori Schuldiner Schor, JD, MCP | Senior Manager of Strategic Projects, Claims Conference.

    • Myra Giberovitch, MSW, RSW, Adjunct Professor McGill University School of Social Work, Author of Recovering from Genocidal Trauma
    • Jenni Frumer, Ph.D., LCSW, MSED, Consultant
    • Shelley Wernick, MBA, Director of the Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, JFNA
    • Leah Bergen, BA, Project Manager for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, JFNA
    • Chavie Brumer, MBA, LCSW, Claims Conference

Questions? Please contact
Lori.SchuldinerSchor@claimscon.org

(Note: Some of the links below have Powerpoint slides in addition to the audio recordings. For those that do not, your screen will indicate ‘Session Is Paused’ but the audio recording will automatically begin.)

Presenter: Myra Giberovitch, MSW, RSW
Adjunct Professor, McGill University School of Social Work, Genocidal Trauma Consultant

Presenter: Dr. Jenni Frumer
Director, Strategic Initiatives, NEXT GENERATIONS of Holocaust Survivors, Inc
and
President of Jenni Frumer Associates, LLC

Presenter:  Dr. Paula David
Dr. Paula David is a part-time lecturer in gerontology and clinical practice courses at the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.

How to Help Survivors Deal with Current Antisemitism

Presenter:  Dr. Norman Blumenthal

Presenter: Myra Giberovitch, MSW, RSW
Adjunct Professor, McGill University School of Social Work, Genocidal Trauma Consultant

Presenter: Dr. Jenni Frumer
Executive Director, Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS) and Jewish Residential & Family Service (JRFS)

Presenter: Dr. George Halasz, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist,
Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University

A Sharing Session, Given by:

Cindy Stern Minetti
Senior Director, JF&CS – Clearwater, FL

Toby Weiss
Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming, MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care – NYC

Stephanie Strauss Small
Clinical Director, JF&CS – Pittsburgh
With Sandy Budd
Coordinator of Holocaust Services and Geriatric Care Coordinator, JF&CS – Pittsburgh

Jenni Frumer Newstein
CEO, Alpert JFS – West Palm Beach

Yonit Hoffman
Director of Holocaust Community Services, CJE SeniorLife – Chicago

Shoshana Yaakobi
Holocaust Resource Program Coordinator, Baycrest – Toronto

Presented by Dr. Elisheva van der Hal, Clinical Coordinator of Amcha

Presented by  Monique B. Mitchell, PhD, FT
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
Powerpoint Presentation

Presented by Toby Weiss, Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming for MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

By Dr. Yonit Hoffman, Phd
Director, Holocaust Community Services, Chicago
 

Presented By The Following Staff from Baycrest Health Centre, Toronto: Judi Cohen, MSW, RSW; Elaine Kohn, MSW, RSW; Anne Max, MSW, RSW; Peggy Solomon, MSW, RSW; Shoshana Yaakobi, MSW, RSW

Sibling Relationships in Survivor Families 

Presented by Dr. Irit Felsen

Presented by Dr. Kenneth J. Doka
Senior Consultant, Hospice Foundation of America

Helping Our Client Through the Holidays
Presented by Myra Giberovitch, LMSW

Presented by Izabella Safiyeva

Countertransference with Holocaust Survivors and Their Children

Presenter: Dr. Yael Danieli, Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Group Project for Holocaust Survivors and Their Children

“Holocaust Compensation Advocacy: Shedding Light On the Process, Hopes For the Future.”
Presented by Karen Heilig, Claims Conference Assistant Executive Vice President and General Counsel and Evan Hochberg, Claims Conference Senior Restitution Policy Specialist at WJRO

Presented by Ellen Blalock, the Coordinator of the Holocaust Survivor Program at JSSA, and program care managers: Sophia Presman, Lara Simonton, and Marina Kositsyna at JSSA

Presented by Dr. Katherine Shears, MD


Presented by Judith Cohen, MSW, RSW and Shoshana Yaakobi, MSW

Presented by Debra Greenberg, MSW, Phd

Traumatic Bereavement and Holocaust Survivors
with guest speaker Dr. Therese Rando

Helping Our Clients During Times of Unsettling World News
with guest speaker Dr. Irit Felsen

Secondary Trauma: Taking Care of Ourselves
with guest speaker Dr. Laurie Pearlman

Integrating Best Practices From Trauma Treatment Into Programming
with guest speaker Myra Giberovitch, MSW

Holocaust Survivors and Dealing with Anger
with Elisa Stern,  LCSW and Anat Granath,  LMSW

The Challenging Client: Part I

The Challenging Client Part II
with Elisa Stern,  LCSW and Anat Granath,  LMSW


Video: Family Caregiver Support Seminars

Caregiver Support Seminar 10

Holocaust Survivors and Surviving a Hospital Stay
Presented by Leah Gelernter, CPA, Vice President, Agudah Women


Caregiver Support Seminar 9

Communicating Survivor Needs to Aides and Other Healthcare Professionals
Presented by Toby Weiss, Director, Cultural Diversity and Jewish Programming, Metropolitan Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (MJHS)


Caregiver Support Seminar 8, Part II

Holocaust Survivors and Life Planning: Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and More Presented by Oscar S. Straus III, Esq.

Survivors and Legal Planning-Printable Materials


Caregiver Support Seminar 8, Part I

Holocaust Survivors and Life Planning: Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and More Presented by Oscar S. Straus III, Esq.

Survivors and Legal Planning-Printable Materials


Caregiver Support Seminar 7, Part II

Keeping Holocaust Survivors Safe in the Home: A Practical Approach to Managing Disabilities and Preventing Decline
Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine


Caregiver Support Seminar 7, Part I

Keeping Holocaust Survivors Safe in the Home: A Practical Approach to Managing Disabilities and Preventing Decline
Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine


Caregiver Support Seminar 6 Part II

Holocaust Survivors and Their Caregiving Children: Navigating Challenging Family Dynamics
Dr. Irit Felsen, PhD, Yeshiva University


Caregiver Support Seminar 6 Part I

Holocaust Survivors and Their Caregiving Children: Navigating Challenging Family Dynamics
Dr. Irit Felsen, PhD, Yeshiva University


Caregiver Support Seminar 5

Empowering Family Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors
Harriet Blank, Director of Older Adult Services, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Service


Caregiver Support Seminar 4

Holocaust Survivors and Long Term Care
Dr. Joshua Schor, Medical Director, Daughters of Israel, New Jersey


Caregiver Support Seminar 3

When Yesterday Becomes Today: Caring for Holocaust Survivors with Dementia
Dr. Paula David, Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Aging and the Life Course, University of Toronto;
Lecturer in Gerontology in Interdisciplinary Studies at Ryerson University, Toronto


Caregiver Support Seminar 2

Holocaust Survivors and Medical Issues: Atypical Presentations of Illness and the Dangers of Medication Mismanagement
Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine


Caregiver Support Seminar 1

Hospice & Palliative Care for Holocaust Survivors
Toby Weiss, Director, Cultural Diversity & Jewish Programming, Metropolitan Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (MJHS)


If you are interested in more information, please email caregiver@claimscon.org

Please note: The information presented in the Caregiver Support Seminar videos is intended for informational purposes only and solely as a general guide. The information is not intended as legal or medical advice and may not address the special needs, interests and circumstances of individual Holocaust victims. For specific medical or legal advice pertaining to individual Holocaust victims, always consult a physician or attorney. 

Honoring Aging Holocaust Survivors