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DEC
2013

Workshops

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Myra has conducted many workshops on various topics for a variety of audiences including service providers, students, and laypeople.  Here is a list of workshops and teleconferences she has facilitated in different settings from 1986 through 2016.

Year-MonWorkshops on SurvivorsClient – OrganizationAttendees
2016-10
Helping Survivors Tell their StoriesAzrieli FoundationInterviewers for Sustaining Memories Project
2016-09Trauma-Informed Practice with Aging Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Community Services,
Baltimore, Maryland
Agency staff
2016–09Trauma-Informed Practice with Aging Holocaust Survivors: Train-the-TrainerJewish Community Services,
Baltimore, Maryland
Agency staff clinicians
2016-09
Shadows of the Past: How the Trauma of the Holocaust Impacts Survivors TodayJewish Community Services,
Baltimore, Maryland
Community-wide program for family members, caregivers, professionals
2016-09Supporting survivors through the holidaysClaims ConferenceInternational service providers
2016-09
Working with Holocaust SurvivorsCanadian National Conference on Aging, Jewish Federations of Canada UIA
Conference participants
2015-07Integrating Best Practices from Trauma Treatment into Programming: Case Study – A Group Trauma Recovery ModelClaims ConferenceInternational Service Providers
2015-06Working with Holocaust SurvivorsCummings CentreProfessional Homemaker Staff
2015-06Working with Holocaust SurvivorsAgence Ometz
Federation CJA
Personal Support Workers for Seniors
2015-05Dealing with the Angry ClientClaims ConferenceUS and Canadian service providers
2015-01Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence Ometz
Federation CJA
Senior Companion Program students
2014-09Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsCummings CentreProfessional homemaker staff
2014-06Working with Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Child & Family Service, Winnipeg CanadaMulti-disciplinary staff
2014-05Specialized Services, Current Issues and a Group Trauma Recovery ModelAssociation of Jewish Family & Children's AgenciesService providers
2014-05Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence Ometz, Federation CJASenior Companion Program students
2014-01Interviewing Holocaust SurvivorsWest Island Family Institute, Feredation CJAProgram participants
2013-11Practice with Holocaust Survivors, Part 2Cummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsSocial service staff
2013-11Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence OmetzSenior Companion Program students
2013-11Holocaust Survivors: Responding to Emotional Responses, Part 3Cummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsSocial service staff
2013-10Understanding Holocaust Survivors: The Historical Context, Part 1Cummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsSocial service staff
2012-05Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence OmetzSenior Companion Program students
2011-12Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence OmetzSenior Companion Program students
2010-05Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2010-02Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsAgence OmetzSenior Companion Program students
2010-01Working with Holocaust SurvivorsMontreal Holocaust Memorial CentreAgency staff
2009-12Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsHerzliah High School & CJCS Volunteer DepartmentLEDA-leadership development students
2009-10Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsBeurling AcademyHigh school students
2009-09Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsAgence OmetzSenior Companion Program students
2009-04Understanding & Working with Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2009-03Interviewing Holocaust SurvivorsBeurling AcademyHigh school students
2009-01Working with Holocaust Survivors: Special ConsiderationsRed Cross Tracing Centre, Cummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsVolunteers
2008-09Working with Aging Holocaust SurvivorsMontreal Holocaust Memorial CentreStaff
2008-07Psychological SensitizationConcordia University, CURA Life Stories ProjectInterviewer training
2008-02Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2007-04Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsSt. George High SchoolHigh school students
2006-02Interviewing Holocaust SurvivorsLower Canada CollegeHigh school students
2006-01Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2005-12Understanding Elder Holocaust SurvivorsMontreal Holocaust Memorial CentreGedenkdiener interns
2005-01Understanding Elder Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2003-10Understanding Elder Holocaust SurvivorsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2001-12Elder Holocaust Survivors: Responding to their NeedsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsSocial service homecare staff
2001-11Elder Holocaust Survivors: Responding to their NeedsCummings Jewish Centre for SeniorsAgency interns
2000-06Understanding Elder Holocaust SurvivorsCLSC Rene CassinVolunteers & students
1999-02Elder Holocaust Survivors: Responding to their NeedsGolden Age AssociationAgency staff
1998-03Understanding Elder Survivors of War TraumaDouglas HospitalPsychogeriatric education rounds
1997-10The Interview Process: Emotional ResponsesMontreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, Witness-to-History ProgramInterviewer training
1997-05Emotional Responses to the Interviewing ProcessSurvivors of the Shoah Visual History FoundationInterviewer training
1997-02Caring for the Aging Holocaust Survivor: Special NeedsJewish General HospitalMultidisciplinary staff
1997-01Working with Individuals who Experience Post-Traumatic StressCEGEP DawsonSpecial Care Counselling Program students
1996-08Emotional Responses to the Interviewing ProcessSurvivors of the Shoah Visual History FoundationInterviewer training
1996-05Understanding Elder Holocaust SurvivorsCEGEP DawsonSpecial Care Counselling Program students
1996-01Working with Individuals who Experience Post-Traumatic StressCEGEP DawsonSpecial Care Counselling Program students
1995-09Holocaust Survivors: The Impact of InstitutionalizationJewish Hospital of Hope & Jewish Nursing HomeMultidisciplinary staff
1995-09Holocaust Survivors: The Impact of InstitutionalizationJewish Hospital of Hope & Jewish Nursing HomeMultidisciplinary staff
1995-06Holocaust Survivors: Responding to their NeedsFederation CJA Planning DepartmentFederation staff
1995-05Intergenerational DialogueMontreal Second GenerationMembers
1994-07Understanding Aging Holocaust SurvivorsCLSC Cote des NeigesSocial service homecare staff
1994-05The Psychological Needs of Holocaust SurvivorsCEGEP Marie VictorinSpecial Care Counselling Program students
1994-03Understanding Aging Holocaust SurvivorsCEGEP VanierSpecial Care Counselling Program students
1993-11Self-Help Group Therapy with Ageing Holocaust SurvivorsInstitute of Community & Family Psychiatry, Jewish General HospitalClinical grand rounds
1993-09Understanding Institutionalized Holocaust SurvivorsMaimonides Hospital Geriatric CentreMultidisciplinary staff
1993-03Meeting the Needs & Concerns of Survivors: Creative ResponsesJewish Family Services Social Service CentreAgency staff
1993-01Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsFederation CJA Centre for Professional DevelopmentCommunity staff and laypersons
1992-11Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsJewish General Hospital Department of GeriatricsStaff
1992-07Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Family Services of the Baron de Hirsch InstituteSocial service staff
1992-06Working with Hospitalized Holocaust SurvivorsFederation CJA Chaplaincy ServicesChaplains in the Montreal area
1992-05Establishing Trusting Relationships with SurvivorsJewish Family & Child Services of Greater TorontoSocial service staff
1992-05Trauma and the HolocaustJewish Family & Child Services of Greater TorontoSocial service staff
1991-07Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Family Services of the Baron de Hirsch InstituteSocial service staff
1991-02Crisis Intervention Techniques with Holocaust Survivors during the Persian Gulf WarJewish Nursing Home Day CentreStaff
1990-09Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsProject GenesisStaff
1990-01Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Support Services for the ElderlySocial service staff
1989-04Clinical Perspectives on Holocaust Survivors and their ChildrenAmerican Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Quebec DivisionPractitioners
1988-11Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Family Services Social Service CentreSocial service staff
1987-02Towards an Understanding of Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Family Services of the Baron de Hirsch InstituteSocial service staff
1986-10Understanding Holocaust SurvivorsJewish Family Services Social Service CentreSocial service staff