Yael Itzhaki-Braun, PhD, is a lecturer at the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Itzhaki-Braun's research fields are: community social work, community leadership, religious communities and societal conditional regard. Her studies investigate the role of the religious community in the members' life, focusing at violation of community norms such as: youth dropout and divorces. Moreover, Dr. Itzhaki-Braun investigates the developing new social leadership within virtual communities and the role of community social work in these communities.
Dr. Yael Itzhaki Braun
Community social work
Societal conditional regard
Itzhaki, Y., Itzhaky, H., & Yablon, Y.B. (2018). Adjustment of high school dropouts in closed traditional communities. Child & Youth Care Forum, 47, 81-100. doi: 10.1007/s10566-017-9419-9.
Itzhaki, Y., Itzhaky, H., & Yablon, Y.B. (2018). The contribution of parental and societal conditional regard to adjustment of high school dropouts. Journal of Adolescence, 62, 151-161.
Itzhaki Y., Yablon, Y.B. & Itzhaky, H. (2018). Becoming less religious (BLR) and well-being among high school dropouts. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000179.
Itzhaki, Y. (2018). The different role of mentor support along the high-school dropout process. Youth & Society, 57, 981-1008. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118X18803260.
Itzhaki, Y. & Cnaan, R.A. (2018). Determinants of congregational attendees' psychological outcomes. Journal of Religion and Health. DOI :10.1007/s10943-019-00803-z.
Itzhaki, Y. & Cnaan, R.A. (2018). Determinants of sense of community in congregations. Journal of Community Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.22181.