Message From Head of Program
Welcome to the International Program in Crisis and Trauma
Today's world is undergoing constant environmental, political, and social changes that have led to unprecedented crises, disasters and emergencies. This has made coping with such crises a major concern to governments, civil society, and academia globally.
The Crisis & Trauma Program at the Bob Shapell School of Social Work, TAU, offers professionals in the social arena from all over the world an intensive program in project management of interventions aimed at assisting and improving the well-being of communities, groups, families and individuals affected by these upheavals. The Program provides students with cutting-edge theoretical knowledge, practical intervention and assistance skills, as well as first-hand experience in the field in variety of social services and NGOs that are specialized in traumatic and stress interventions both in Israel and abroad.
The graduates of this program are equipped with holistic, integrative and critical knowledge and skills to coordinate and lead organizations in the field of trauma and crises. The program is open to students from all countries, and enables them to interact with people from a wide variety of different backgrounds and experiences. All the courses take place in small class settings, and are taught by leading professionals in their fields who have made major contributions to research and practice.
The program takes place at Tel Aviv University. As part of the largest university in Israel students have access to the many state-of-the-art facilities and a myriad of social and athletic clubs both on campus and in the city of Tel Aviv itself.
I welcome you and look forward to having you as an active member of our student body!
Head of the International Crisis and Trauma Program
Tel Aviv University