Training activities since 2010

2019

Live family intervention
East Community Clinic, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, July 8, 2019

Overcoming adult and adolescent entitled dependency and self-isolation: An approach to improving mental health, psychological functioning and emotional well-being in ‘intractable cases.

3 day workshop organized by Partnership Projects Institute, Birmingham, UK, May 13-15, 2019

Overcoming entitled dependency and self-isolation in early adult-childhood
4.5 hour workshop delivered to the staffs of AHS Child & Adolescent Addiction, Mental Health and Psychiatry Program Community Clinics & Pediatric Behavioral Developmental Clinic, Calgary, April 10, 2019

“…then I will kill myself”: NVR Interventions in Coping with Suicide Threats
Keynote lecture delivered at the Suicide Prevention Conference, held at the Applied Science University of Burgenland, Eisenstatd, Austria, March 21, 2019

NVR Interventions with Adult Invisible Children
2-Day workshop delivered to psychologists of the psycho-social services of Burgenland, at the Oberpullendorf Hospital in Burgenland, Austria, March 25-26, 2019

How to manage NVR Interventions with adult children?
2-Day workshop delivered to family therapists and social workers at the School of Systemic Training, Maastricht, the Netherlands, January 21-22, 2019

2018

Live intervention sessions
Delivered to the staff of the Calgary Family Therapy Center , at the Faculty of Social work, University of Calgary, June 14, 2018

What is NVR and how it is done?
2 day workshop delivered at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary Canada, June 12-13, 2018

Non-violent Resistance (NVR) Workshop
3 hour workshop delivered to the staff of Wood’s Homes, Calgary, June 12, 2018

Introduction to NVR
90 minute lecture delivered at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, June 11, 2018

Overcoming despair: helping parents of adult invisible children
Keynote lecture at the 5th International NVR Conference, Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo, Tel-Aviv, Israel , 9-11 May, 2018

Invisible illness in the withdrawn adult-child: a relational view of Entitled Dependence and its NVR intervention

Panel with Amos Spivak, Sharon Ziv- Beiman, at the 5th International NVR Conference, Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo, Tel-Aviv, Israel 9-11 May, 2018

Adult entitled dependence intervention workshop #4
3-hour workshop delivered to elder abuse and family violence social workers at the Israeli Ministry of Welfare’s School of Social Service Work, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 9 April, 2018

Adult entitled dependence intervention workshop #3
3-hour workshop delivered to elder abuse and family violence social workers at the Social Services dept. of the City of Bat Yam Municipality, Israel, 18 March, 2018

Adult entitled dependence intervention workshop #2
3-hour workshop delivered to elder abuse and family violence social workers at the Israeli Ministry of Welfare’s School of Social Service Workers, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 13 March, 2018

Adult entitled dependence intervention workshop #1
3-hour workshop delivered to elder abuse and family violence social workers at the Israeli Ministry of Welfare’s School of Social Service Workers, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 31 January, 2018

2017

The un-empty nest trap: entitled dependence and its interventions
Keynote Presentation at Characteristics and Dilemmas of Entitled Dependence Between Adult Children and their Elderly Parents, conference organized by City of Tiberias Municipality, Tiberias, Israel, 28 November, 2017

Intensive Training in NVR intervention for adult entitled dependence in Psychiatric Settings
50 hour, 10 meeting course for the Family intervention staff of the Israeli association for Mental Health Association (Enosh), Kfar Saba, Israel, December 4 – April 2, 2017

 

2016

The presence mind: functional states of consciousness and responsiveness
Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Non-Violent-Resistance, with Drs. Michaela Fried and Peter Jakob, 2016, 26th-27th May, Malmoe, Sweden.

Treating the absent patient: live client interview with the mother of a Hikikomori
Workshop at the 4th International Conference on Non-Violent-Resistance, with Henk Breugem, Malmoe, Sweden, 26-27 May, 2016

Workshop on NVR and its interventions in adult children
3-Day international workshop at the School of Systemic Training, Maastricht, the Netherlands, November 3-5, 2016

2015

Monde religieux versus monde laïque
Lecture at “Pratiques en interventions en milieux orthodoxes” – Association pour le développement d’échanges pluriel et de rencontres Clinique; Association israélienne de psychiatrie, Tel-Aviv octobre 2015

NVR for adult entitled dependence
Presentation in symposium on Applications of Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults, 45th Annual EABCT Congress, 2015, August 31 – September 3, Jerusalem, Israel

Basic training in NVR for complex cases
12 hour, three meeting training in NVR basics delivered to the staff of the Israel Ministry of Welfare Lev-Hasharon Child-Parent Ambulant Family Therapy Clinic, Israel, October 15-November 29, 2015

2014

Entitled Dependence in the family – the quest for hope between fear and despair
Keynote presentation at the annual family conference of the Israeli Mental Health Association (“Enosh”), Nazareth, Israel, 10 December, 2014

Parent training interventions for suicide threats
Workshop at the 3rd International NVR Conference, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich, Germany, 20-21March, 2014

2013

AED in psychiatric settings – implementation project
Over 18 months, led the training and assimilation of the AED intervention approach into medical and nursing practice at the women’s Psychiatric Ward of the Sheba Medical Centre, in Israel. In collaboration with profs. Haim Omer and Yosef Zohar. Ramat Gan, Israel, January 2013 – June 2014.

Rounding the Triangle: Adult Entitled Dependence in Psychiatric Settings
Special guest lecture at the psychiatric hospital Landesklinikum Mauer, Amstetten, Austria 28 August, 2013,

When generations collapse: coping with adult entitled dependence
Lecture at Place de l’intergénérationnel dans les psychothérapies – Conference organisee par Ambassade de France en Israël, Tel-Aviv, Israel. May 6-8, 2013

2012

NVR and Entitled Dependence
Workshop at the 2nd International NVR Conference, Provinciehuis Antwerpen, 29-30 March, 2012, Antwerp, Belgium,

International training course in non-violent resistance and New Authority,
Organized and participated as trainer, 42 participants, Shefayim Hotel, Shefayim, Israel – 2012, October 12-18.

2011

NVR and Entitled Dependence
Workshop at the 1st International NVR Conference, UK, University of Greenwich, London, UK, 9-10 April, 2011,

Basic international training course in non-violent resistance psychology, Organized and participated as trainer, 32 participants, Shefayim Hotel, Shefayim, Israel –February 16-20, 2011