Prof. Yafit Sulimani-Aidan

School of Social Work
מנהלת בי"ס לעב סוציאלית סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Yafit Sulimani-Aidan
Phone: 0761
Office: School of Social Work, 213

General Information

Prof. Yafit  Sulimani-Aidan is a senior lecturer at Tel Aviv University, Bob Shapell School of Social Work. Her work is resiliency-focused and based in the strengths and assets that enable at risk young adults, especially care leavers to overcome challenges and thrive. Also, her work focus on the experiences and factors that can help case workers and mentors better support care leaver and other groups of at-risk young adults during the transition to adulthood.


Prof. Yafit Sulimani-Aidan's List of Publications. 

Research interests

Resilience; Future orientation; mentoring; transition to adulthood, at risk youth; care leavers.


  • Evaluation of interventions 
  • Transition to adulthood among at-risk youth
  • Empirical seminar
  • Theories and practice

Social impact

As an intervention-researcher Prof. Sulimani- Aidan acts as an academic advisor for several innovative and national programs and is leading longitudinal researchers including a mentoring program to support care leavers that was applied in residential care placements- supervised by the Ministry of Education; and the national program for at-risk young adults in Israel supervised by the Ministry of Welfare ("Yated").

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