Resilience and Post Trauma Growth (PTG)
Part of the Trauma Treatment Online Seminar Series Spring 2021
Faculty: Roni Berger, PhD, LCSW
Date: April 18, 25; May 16; 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuition: $ 720
CE credits: 12
This seminar introduces the conceptual, empirical and practice knowledge related to benefits that individuals, families and communities can derive from struggles of a highly stressful and potentially traumatic nature. Models for understanding developmental, environmental and sociopolitical predictors of resilience and posttraumatic growth (PTG), their manifestations as well as their manifestations as well as strategies to foster them, will be presented and illustrated.
Roni Berger, PhD, LCSW
Dr. Roni Berger is a licensed psychotherapist in the USA and Israel. She was born and raised in Israel, holds a BSW, MSW and PhD from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Diploma in Psychotherapy from Tel Aviv Medical School. She has been a Professor at Adelphi University since 1993 and a consultant to professional organizations domestically and internationally as well as providing mentoring services for the development of scholarly publications. Her fields of expertise are evidence-based practice, trauma and post-traumatic growth in cultural contexts including immigrants, families, stepfamilies, and groups. Her current research focuses on trauma informed practice, predictors of well-being in Jewish and Arab Israeli adolescents and online professional education. She has published and presented extensively, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Berger serves on numerous editorial and advisory boards. Prior to her immigration to the United States 30 years ago, she worked in Israel in academia, has held supervisory and administrative positions in diverse social, medical and educational settings, and has engaged in direct practice with individuals, families and groups in the fields of health and mental health. Dr. Berger has received several awards and grants, including awards as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.
Adelphi University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Adelphi University maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Adelphi University, Derner School of Psychology, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors, #MHC-0185; by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0083; by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0607; and by New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0024.
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