JFS Program Examines Intergenerational Trauma

JFS will offer “Holocaust Survivor Families: Knowing the Pain and Learning Life Lessons” presented by Bea Hollander-Goldfein Ph.D., LMFT via Zoom on Tuesday, March 1 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Dr. Hollander-Goldfein, a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist, is the Director of the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) sponsored by the […]

Making an Impact: Safe Independent Living Requires Multiple Touch Points

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. “I have the honor of providing care planning and coordination for Nancy, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor,” said […]

Conversations around the Second-Generation Experience

JFS will offer “Conversations around the Second-Generation Holocaust Survivor Experience,” Thursday, June 10, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. via Zoom. The event will improve Second Generation members’ understanding of their parents’ traumatic reactions and how these reactions influenced their development. Participants will learn how facets of their childhood experiences might continue to impact them as adults. […]

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.