Participate in a Study About Vibrant Older Adults

A group of researchers from Bar-Ilan University and the American Psychological Association Interdivision COVID-19 Task Force, Older Adults and Caregivers Work Group, led by Dr. Irit Felsen, is conducting a study on the experiences of older adults during and following the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Felsen was the featured speaker at the JFS intergenerational trauma event […]

Trauma Event Examines Transmission of Trauma to Future Generations

JFS offered “Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation,” a series of Zoom presentations featuring Dr. Irit Felsen. During the series Dr. Felsen, an internationally recognized expert in the field of intergenerational trauma and herself a child of Holocaust survivors, presented to interested members of the our community as well as professionals who work with […]

Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation

Family Dynamics and Difficult Issues in Treating Holocaust Families. A discussion of specific issues that complicate relationships among family members as well as with healthcare providers working with Holocaust families. Free CEU.

Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation

Historical & Intergenerational Trauma. Exploration of the processes involved in transmission of historical trauma among African-American, Indigenous, refugee and immigrant populations. Panelists will discuss their own experiences with the impact of historical trauma on second, third and in some cases many generations-long transmissions of trauma.

Impact of Trauma From Generation to Generation

JFS will offer “Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation,” a two-part virtual free event on Thursday and Friday, December 3 and 4. This event was originally scheduled for the spring but had to be cancelled due to COVID. The event will begin on Thursday, December 3 from 6:30 to 7:45PM with a presentation by […]

Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. JFS will offer “Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation,” a two-part free event on Thursday and Friday, April 30 and May 1. The event will begin on Thursday, April 30 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at the St. Paul Jewish Community Center (JCC) with a presentation by Irit Felsen, Ph.D. […]