Prof. Rami Benbenishty

Prof.
Prof. Rami Benbenishty
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Education

1981: Ph.D., Social Work & Psychology, University of  Michigan

1978: M.S.W, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

1975: B.S.W, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

 

Academic positions

2016-present: Visiting Scholar, USC

2008 - present : Professor, Louis & Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

2007 – 2011: Head of Research and Evaluation,   Haruv Institute

2007 – 2008: Visiting Scholar,  USC and UCLA

2006 – 2008: Gordon Brown Chair, Hebrew University

2002 – 2007: Head, Research Group: ental health and well being in childhood and adolesence

2002 – 2008: Professor, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1993 – 2001: Associate Professor, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1995 – 1997: Head, MSW program, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

1993 – 1995: Visiting Professor,  Merrill Palmer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit MI

1988 – 1993: Senior Lecturer, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1986 – 1988: Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1982 – 1988: Lecturer, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1982-1986,1988 – 1992: Researcher, Mental Health Department, Israel Defense Force.

1980 – 1981: Research and Teaching Assistant, School of Social Work, University of Michigan.

1975 – 1978: Research and Teaching Assistant, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

 

Membership in editorial boards

2016 – present: International Journal of School Climate and Violence Prevention

2014 – present: International Journal of Social Welfare

2014 – present: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

2010 – present: Child Abuse and Neglect

2004 – present: Mifgash Laavoda Chinochit Sozialit (Hebrew)

2001 – present: Journal of School Violence

1994 – 1996    : Research on Social Work Practice

1990 – 2001: Hevra Urevacha (Hebrew)

 

Professional-public service (since 2000)

Numerous (paid and unpaid) consultations with government ministries, agencies and organizations and service as a board member of child welfare agencies.

2015 - present: Member, High Academic Council, Levinsky College

2011 – Present: Member, Scientific Council of the Ministry of Education

2010 – Present: Member, France's Scientific Committee on Violence Prevention

2013 – Present: Member, expert team on Inequality in Education, Israel Academy of Science

2012 – 2013: Head, expert team on Disruptive Behaviors in School, Israel Academy of Science

2009 – 2010: Chair, Public Committee on the Statistics of Children at Risk, Central Bureau of Statistics

2008 – 2010: Vice President for Research, International Observatory of School Violence

2007 -  2010: Member, Experts Committee for the Examination of the Israeli National Educational Indicators System, Israel Academy of Science

2004 – 2006: Member, Prime Ministry Committee for Children and Youth in Distress (Schmid Committee); Head- sub committee on Knowledge, Information and Training

2000 – 2003: Member, The Rotlevy Comission for the Examination of Foundemental Principles of Children and the Law. Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Children in Out of Home Care

2000 – 2002: Member, A consultation committee to the Minister of Welfare, on Decision Committees in Child Welfare ('Vaadat Gilat').

 

Honors and Awards

Military Child Coalition, Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award to the Building Capacity Consortium, 2014.

France's Chevalier des Ordre de Palmes Academique (Knight in the Order of Academic Palmes), 2011

Israel's Landau Prize for Research and Science, 2010

Society for Social Work Research Excellence in Research Award, 2010

American Educational Research Division E Research Award in Counseling, 2010

Outstanding Book Award, American Educational Research Association, 2007

Honorable Mention to 'School Violence in Context', William James Book Award, The Society of General Psychology (APA Division One), 2006

American Educational Research- 'Most distinguished scientific contribution article of the year', 2006

The Hebrew University Rector (Provost) Prize, 2002

Certificate of Distinction, The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, 2000

Jordan Post Doctoral Fellowship, 1978-1981

 

Grants Since 2000

Year

Investigators

Name

Source

2015

Benbenishty, Dekel & Schiff

Assessing Needs of the Foster Care Community Following the Gaza War

Ministry of Welfare & Ashalim

2014

Benbenishty, R

Flagship Project: The Interface between Higher Education and Youth and Young Persons at Risk

Israel Higher Education Council

2013

Astor & Benbenishty

Welcoming Practices that Address Transition Needs of Military Students in Public Schools

Department of Defense Educational Activities, US

2012

Zeira & Benbenishty

The Impact of National Civil Service from the Perspective of Youth at Risk

Ministry of Science

2012

Zeira & Benbenishty

Transition to Adulthood of Care Leavers in Israel: A Follow Up Study

Israeli Science Foundation

2011

Benbenishty & Schroder, Zeller, Zeira

Higher education without family support

Jacobs Foundation, Switzerland

2010

Astor &Benbenishty

Building Capacity in Military Connected Schools

Department of Defense Educational Activities, US

2010

Benbenishty, R., & Zeira, A.

Vulnerable Youth

Gandyr Foundation

2008

Benbenishty, R., & Zeira, A.

Needs Assessment of Youth Leaving Care

Israel National Insurance Institute

2009

Benbenishty, R., & Levy, D.

Vulnerable Youth in National Service

Gandyr

2009

Benbenishty, R., & Zeira, A.

Alumni of Residential Care

Ministry of Education

2009

Benbenishty, R., Wendy, C., & & Slutzky, H. 

Decision Making in Hospital base Child Protection Teams

Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research

2007

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M & Astor, R

Media Campaign to Reduce Youth Violence

Rothschild Foundation

2007

Benbenishty, R. & Schiff, M.

Assessing the Needs of Youth in the North Following the Second Lebanon War

The Israeli Psycho-trauma Center

2006 - 2008

Benbenishty, R.

Evaluation of Programs for Youth Leaving Out of Home Care

National Insurance Institute

2006- 2007

Benbenishty, R & Zeira, A.

The Status of Adolescents Before Leaving Out of Home Care

JDC Israel

2006- 2007

Benbenishty, R & Zeira, A.

Follow Up on Alumni of Boarding Schools

Ministry of Education

2006 - 2007

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M & Astor, R

Monitoring as a Basis for Empowering Parents

Yad  Hanadiv

2006 - 2007

Schiff, M. & Benbenishty, R.,

Adolescents Exposure to Negative Life Events and Use of Substance: Risk and Resilience Factors

Anti Drug Authority

2006- 2007

Benbenishty, R. & Zeira, A.

The Status of Adolescents Before Leaving Out of Home Care

JDC Israel

2006- 2007

Benbenishty, R & Zeira, A.

Follow Up on Alumni of Boarding Schools

Ministry of Education

2006 - 2007

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M & Astor, R

Monitoring as a Basis for Empowering Parents

Yad  Hanadiv

2006 - 2007

Schiff, M. & Benbenishty, R.,

Adolescents Exposure to Negative Life Events and Use of Substance: Risk and Resilience Factors

Anti Drug Authority

2005 - 2007

Benbenishty, R.

Listening to the Voices of Parents in School

Rothschild Foundation

2005 - 2006

Benbenishty, R., & Peled-Amit, T.

The Rights of Children for Participation- the Case of Complaint Mechanisms

Minerva Foundation

2004 - 2005

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Khassabri & Roziner, I.

The links between SES, School Climate, School Violence, and Academic Achievements

Rothschild Foundation

2004 - 2005

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., & Zeira, A.

Monitoring School Violence on the National Level

Ministry of Education

2003 - 2004

Astor, R. A. & Benbenishty, R.

Empowering Youth through Teaching Research Methods

Larson Foundation

2002 - 2003

Benbenishty, R., & Schiff, M.

Follow up of Care Leavers

Or Shalom

2002 - 2003

Benbenishty, R.

Emotional-Behavioral Status of Children in Out of Home Care

Greenway Foundation

2002

Benbenishty, R., & Yanay, U.

Parental Worries Regarding their Children in School

Hebrew University

2000 - 2002

Astor, R. A. & Benbenishty, R.

Linking National, Regional and Site Level Data on School Violence: Site ‘Self-Monitoring’ as an Evaluation Tool

Kellogg Foundation Global Program of Youth

2000 - 2002

Benbenishty, R. & Astor, R.

Monitoring School Violence on the National Level

Ministry of Education

Publications

Books

Benbenishty, R. (1985). Attending and exploring in the helping interview, Schools of Social Work Council. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R. (1993). Clinical information systems in human service organizations. Jerusalem: Hebrew University Magnes Press. [Hebrew].

Benbenishty, R. & Astor, R. A. (2005). School violence in context: Culture, neighborhood, family, school, and gender. Oxford University Press. NY, NY.

Benbenishty, A. & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Hope-Building Leadership: From the Disco Bombing to the President Educational Prize. Geffen Publishing [Hebrew].

Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A school administrator’s guide to creating supportive schools for military students. New York: Columbia University, Teachers College Press.

Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A teacher’s guide to supporting military students in the classroom. New York: Columbia University, Teachers College Press.

Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Cederbaum, J., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A military parent’s guide to supporting their children in School. New York: Columbia University,  Teachers College Press.

Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Pineda, D., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A pupil personnel guide to creating supportive schools for military students. New York: Columbia University, Teachers College Press.

Shlonsky, A., & Benbenishty, R. (Eds. 2013). From evidence to outcomes in child welfare: An international reader. Oxford University Press.

Benbenishty, A., & Benbenishty, R. (2015). Hope-building leadership: From theory to practice. Geffen: Jerusalem.[Hebrew]

Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). Addressing School Bullying, Safety, Climate, and SEL through Monitoring and Mapping: A Practical, Data-Driven Empowerment Approach. Oxford University Press.

Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Wrabel, S., Benbenishty, R., & Pineda, D.(in press). Welcoming Practices: Creating schools that support students and families in transition. Oxford University Press. 

Chapters in Edited Books

Noy, S., Solomon, Z., & Benbenishty, R. (1986). The forward treatment of combat reactions: A testcase in the 1982 conflict in Lebanon. In N. Miligram (Ed.), Stress and coping in time of war: Generalizations from the Israeli experience. Washington, D.C.: Brunner/Mazel.

Benbenishty, R. (1988). The meaning of making diagnostic and intervention decisions. In ELKA, Aspects of the protective officer’s role. Jerusalem: JDC. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R., & Oyserman, D. (1996). How can integrated information systems (IIS) be a support? In P. Pecora, W. Seelig, F. Zirps, & S. Davis (Eds.). Quality improvement and evaluation in child and family services: Managing into the next century. (pp. 235-263).  Washington, D.C.: Child Welfare League of America.

Benbenishty, R. (1997). Outcomes in the context of empirical practice. In E. J. Mullen and J. Magnabosco (Eds.), Outcomes measurement in the human services: Cross-cutting issues and methods. (pp. 198-208). Washington, D.C.: NASW.

Benbenishty, R. (1999). To learn in order to help. In A. Ben-Arie and Y. Zioyonit (Eds.) Children in Israel: On the verge of the new millenium (pp. 203-220). Jerusalem: National Council for the Child. [Hebrew]

Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2002).  Jewish and Arab teachers views of school violence in their own schools: An empirical study. In A.O. Khaled (Ed.) The Arab educational system and school violence.  A joint publication of the Brookdale Research Institute and the Psychological/Consultation Services of the Education Ministry. Jerusalem, Israel. [Arabic and Hebrew]

Astor, R.A., Pitner, R., Benbenishty, R., & Meyer, H.A.,  (2002). Public concern and focus on school violence. In Rapp-Paglicci, A., Roberts, A.R., & Wodarski, J (Eds.) Handbook of violence. (pp. 262-302).  NY: Wiley & Sons.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2003). The view from Israel. In P. K. Smith, (Ed.), Violence in Schools: The Response in Europe (pp. 317-331). New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Zeira, A., Benbenishty, R. & Astor, R.A. (2002). School violence in Israel. In G. Bar-Or & G. Rosen (Eds).  Youth violence, Art, and academic disciplines: A conversation between artists and researchers. Kav-Haadom/ Hertzelia Museum of Art.

Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Pitner, R,. & Zeira, A. (2004). Bullying and peer victimization in schools. In P.A. Meares & M.W. Fraser (Eds.) Intervention with children & adolescents: An interdisciplinary perspective. (471-448). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Marachi, R. (2004). Violence in schools. In P. Allen- Mears (Ed.) Social work services in schools, (4th ed. pp. 149-182). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Meyer, H.A., & Rosemond, M. (2004). Adolescent victimization and weapon-use on school grounds: An empirical study from Israel. In T. Urban, and F. Parjes (Eds.), Educating adolescents: Challenges and strategies (pp. 109-130). Greenwich: Information Age.

Khoury-Kassabri, M. Benbenishty, R. Astor, R. (2005). Principals' perceptions of violence in their schools. In A. Kedmi (Ed.). Education in the test of time. Tel Aviv, Israel: The Teacher Organization.

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M. & Astor, R. A. (2005). Violence in the educational system: Victimization among children and youth. In G. Rahav & Y. Wozner (Eds.). Youth in Israel: 2004. Tel Aviv, Israel: The Interdisciplinary Center for Children and Youth, School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University.

Astor, R.A., Rosemond, M., Pitner, R. O., Marachi, R & Benbenishty, R. (2006). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices.  In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris & P. A. Meares (Eds). The school services sourcebook: A guide for school-based professionals (pp. 423-441). New York: Oxford University Press.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Marachi, R., & Meyer, H. A. (2006). The social context of schools: Monitoring and mapping student victimization in schools (pp. 221-233). In S. R. Jimerson & M. J.  Furlong (Eds.), Handbook of school violence and school safety: From research to practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Marachi, R., (2006). Making the case for an international perspective on school violence: Implications for theory, research, policy, and assessment. In S. R. Jimerson & M. J. Furlong (Eds). Handbook of school violence and school safety: From research to practice (pp. 257-273). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., & Marachi, R., (2006).  A national study of school violence in Israel: Implications for theory, practice, and policy. In S. R. Jimerson and M. J.  Furlong (Eds). Handbook of school violence and school safety: From research to practice (pp. 481-497). Mahwah, NJ: Earlbaum.

Astor, R.A., Marachi, R. & Benbenishty, R. (2006). Violence in schools. In P.A. Meares (Ed.) Social Work Services in Schools, Fifth Edition. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Estrada, J. N. (2008). School violence. In T. Mizrahi & L. E. Davis (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Work (pp. 7-14). New York: Oxford University Press.

Benbenishty, R. (2008). Israel. In M. Stein & E. R. Munro (Eds.). Young people’s transitions from care to adulthood: International research and practice (pp. 102 – 114). London: Jessica-Kingsley.

Astor, R., Benbenishty, R., Marachi, R. & Pitner, R. (2009). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices. In A. R. Roberts (Ed.) Social workers' desk reference, 2nd Edition., (pp. 985-1003). New York: Oxford University Press.

Astor, R.A., Rosemond, M., Pitner, R. O.,  Marachi, R., & Benbenishty, R., (2008). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices.  In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris & P. Allen-Meares II Ed. (Eds). The school practitioner's concise companion to preventing violence and conflict (pp. 3 – 26). New York: Oxford University Press.

Zeller, M., Zeira, A., Kongeter, S., Benbenishty, R., & Schroer, W. (2009). Care leavers and their transition to to adulthood: Comparative perspectives in Israel and Germany. In, E. Grupper, J. Koch, & F. Peters (eds.). Challenges for child and youth care: A German-Israeli dialogue (pp. 141-161). Frankfurt: IGfH- Eigenverlag. 

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Estrada, J. (2009). School violence prevention programs. In B. Fisher & S. Lab (Eds.) Encyclopedia of victimology and crime prevention. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Shadmi, H., Raz, T., Algersy, E., Zeharia, M., Ratner, D., De Pedro, K. (2011). No school left behind: Merging Israel’s national academic and school safety monitoring system and matching data driven interventions for each school. In J. S. Hoffman, L. Knox, & R., Cohen (Eds.). Beyond Suppression: Global perspectives on youth violence (pp. 89 – 102).  Praeger.

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D., Baum.N., Benbenishty, R., Schiff, M. & Astor, R. A. (2011). A city-wide school-based model for addressing the needs of children exposed to terrorism and war. In V. Ardino (Ed.) Post-traumatic syndromes in children and adolescents (pp. 243-254). London UK, Wiley/Blackwell Press.

Astor, R.A., Meyer-Reynolds, H.,  Benbenishty, R., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Shiff, M., & De Pedro, K. (2012). The influence of the Second Lebanon-Israeli War on Israeli students in urban school settings: Findings from the Nahariya district-wide screening process. In Gallagher, K.S., Goodyear, R., Brewer, D., & Rueda, R. (Eds.) Urban education: A model for leadership and policy.(pp. 218-240). New York: Routledge.

Marachi, R., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2012). An overview of best violence prevention practices in schools.  In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. A. Meares (Eds.), The school services sourcebook (2nd edition, pp. 453-472). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A.  (2012). Monitoring school violence in Israel, national studies and beyond: Implications for theory, practice, and policy. In S. R. Jimerson, A. B. Nickerson, M. J. Mayer, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.). The handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice (pp. 191-202). New York: Routldege.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2012). Making the case for an international perspective on school violence: Implications for theory, research, policy, and assessment. In S. R. Jimerson, A. B. Nickerson, M. J. Mayer, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.). The handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice  (pp.15-26). New York: Routldege.

López, M., Koopmans, A.C., Knorth, E.J., Witteman, C., Benbenishty, R., Davidson-Arad, B., del Valle, J.F., Spratt, T., Hayes, D., & Devaney, J. (2013). Cross-national comparison of caseworkers’ attitudes towards child welfare issues and their impact in risk assessments and decisions to place a child out-of-home. In C. Canali & T. Vecchiato (Eds.), Foster care in Europe: what do we know about outcomes and evidence? Padova: Fondazione Emanuela Zancan.

López, M., Koopmans, A. C., Knorth, E. J., Witteman, C., Benbenishty, R., Davidson-Arad, B., Del Valle, J. F., Spratt, T., Hayes, D., & Devaney, J. (2013). Cross-national comparison of caseworkers’ attitudes towards child welfare issues and their impact in risk assessments and decisions to place a child out-of-home. In C. Canali, & T. Vecchiato (eds.), Foster care in Europe: What do we know about outcomes and evidence? (pp. 57-69). Padova: Zancan Publishing (also published in Italian edition).

Shlonsky, A., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). From evidence to outcomes in child welfare. In, A. Shlonsky & R. Benbenishty (eds.). From evidence to outcomes in child welfare: An international reader (pp. 3-23). Oxford University Press.

Pitner, R.O., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty, R. (2014). Violence in schools.  In P.A. Meares (Ed.), Social work services in schools (7th edition, pp. 265-296). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, A. R. (2014). Children's victimization in school. In A. C. Michalos (Ed.). Encyclopedia of quality of life research. (pp. 803-809) Dordrecht, Germany: Springer`.

Pitner, R.O., Marachi, R., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty R, & (2015). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices. In K. Corcoran & A.R. Roberts (Ed.), Social worker’s desk reference (3rd Edition) (pp. 1050-1068). N.Y. Oxford University Press.

Pitner, R.O., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R.(2015). Violence in schools: Part 1. In P. A. Meares (Ed.) Social work services in schools, seventh edition. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Pitner, R.O., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R.(2015). Violence in schools: Part 2. In P. A. Meares (Ed.) Social work services in schools, seventh edition. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

 Astor, R.A., Capp, G. Moore, H., & Benbenishty, R. (2016). Lessons from monitoring social emotional learning in Israel and California schools.  In Shute, R. H., & Slee, P. T. (Eds.) Mental health through schools: The way forward. Hove: Routledge

Astor, R.A, Benbenishty, R, & Estrada, J.(in press-online). School Violence. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.352

Pitner, R., Moore, H., Capp, G., Iachini, A.L., Berkowitz, R., Benbenishty, R., & Rastor, R. (In Press). School safety, victimization, and bullying: An overview of violence interventions and monitoring approaches. In C. Franklin (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO). New York: Oxford University Press.

Iachini, A.L., Berkowitz, R., Moore, H., Pitner, R., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty, R. (In Press). School Climate. In C. Franklin (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO). New York: Oxford University Press.

Pitner, R., Capp, G., Moore, H., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A. (In Press). Prevention of violence, aggression, and bullying in schools. In P. Sturmey (Ed.) The Wiley handbook of violence and aggression (Volume 3), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Publisher.

Capp, G. P., Moore, H., Pitner, R., Iachini, A.L., Astor, R., & Benbenishty, R. (In Press). Promoting school safety: How educators and school leaders can address and prevent school violence and victimization. In Noblit, G.W. (Ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Berkowitz, R., Iachini, A. L., Moore, H., Capp, G., Pitner, R. O., Astor, A. A., & Benbenishty, R. (In Press). School climate. In Noblit, G.W. (Ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (In press). School violence and bullying in evolving ecological contexts. In E. Debarbieux (Ed.) La ecole face a la violence: Decrir, expliquer, agir. Armand Colin. [French].

Peer reviewed journals

Benbenishty, R. (1977). Critical comments on ‘Youth in welfare – trends, goals and potential’, Saad, 5, 63-65. [Hebrew]  

Shapira, M. & Benbenishty, R. (1979). Predicting recidivism among youth recommended for release by probation officers. Delinquency and Social Deviance, 7, 151-159. [Hebrew]

Weil, S., & Benbenishty, R. (1981). Family perceptions among pre-adolescent children in Israel. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 12, 51-62.

Radin, N., Benbenishty, R., & Leon, J. (1982). Predictors of success in a social work doctoral program. Social Service ReviewDecember, 640-658.

Schul, Y., & Benbenishty, R. (1985). Preferences, expectations, and behaviours in interpersonal interaction. European Journal of Social Psychology, 15, 345-352.

Benbenishty, R., & Yekel, H. (1986). The description of family interventions and their evaluation. Chevra U’Revacha, 7, 142-154. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R., & Schul, Y. (1986). Discrepancies between therapists’ role preferences and role expectations. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 42, 719-727.

Solomon, Z., & Benbenishty, R. (1986). The role of proximity, expectancy and immediacy in frontline treatment of combat stress reactions among Israelis in the Lebanon war. American Journal of Psychiatry, 143, 613-617.

Solomon, Z., & Benbenishty, R. (1986). Evaluating the effectiveness of front-line treatment of combat stress reaction casualties in the Lebanon War. The I.D.F. Medical Corps Bulletin, 17, 29-33. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R. (1987). Gaps between expectations and perceived reality of therapists and clients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 43, 231-236.

Benbenishty, R., & Schul, Y. (1987). Client-therapist congruence of expectations over the course of therapy. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 26, 17-24.

Benbenishty, R., (1988). Assessment of task-centered interventions with families in Israel. Journal of Social Service Research, 11, 19-43.

Solomon, Z., Benbenishty, R., & Mikulincer, M. (1988). A follow-up of Israeli casualties of combat stress reaction ("battle shock") in the 1982 Lebanon War. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 5, 125-135.

Benbenishty, R., & Ben-Zaken, A. (1988). Computer-aided process of monitoring task-centered family interventions. Social Work Research and Abstracts, Spring, 7-9.

Mikulincer, M., Solomon, Z., & Benbenishty, R. (1988). Battle events, acute combat stress reactions, and long term sequelae of war. Journal of Anxiety Disorder, 2, 121-133.

Solomon, Z., Mikulincer, M. & Benbenishty, R. (1989). Combat stress reaction - Clinical manifestations and correlates. Military Psychology, 1, 35-47.

Benbenishty, R. (1989). Combining single-system and group comparison approaches to evaluate treatment effectiveness on the agency level. Journal of Social Service Research, 12, 31-48.

Benbenishty, R. (1989). The design of computerized clinical information systems to monitor interventions on the agency level. Computers in Human Service Organizations, 5, 69-88.

Solomon, Z., Mikulincer, M., & Benbenishty, R. (1989). Locus of control and combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: The intervening role of battle intensity, threat appraisal and coping. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 28, 131-144.

Benbenishty, R., & Oyserman, D. (1991). Clinical information system for the Israeli foster care system. Chevra U’Revacha, 11, 148-155. [Hebrew]

Oyserman, D., Benbenishty, R., & Rabbi, D. (1991). Children in foster care: Family background and status upon placement. Chevra U’Revacha, 11, 227-247. [Hebrew]

Solomon, Z., Benbenishty, R., & Mikulincer, M. (1991). The contribution of wartime, pre-war and post-war factors to self-efficacy: A longitudinal study of combat stress reaction. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 4, 345-361.

Benbenishty, R. (1991). Monitoring practice on the agency level: An application in a residential care facility. Research on Social Work Practice, 1, 371-386.

Benbenishty, R., & Oyserman, D. (1991). A clinical information system to monitor foster care in Israel. Child Welfare, 70, 229-242.

Benbenishty, R., Ben-Zaken, A., & Yekel, H. (1991). Monitoring interventions with young Israeli families. British Journal of Social Work, 21, 143-155.

Benbenishty, R. (1991). Combat stress reaction and changes in military medical profile. Military Medicine, 156, 68-70.

Kaplan, Z., Benbenishty, R., Waysman, M., Solomon, Z., & Bleich, A. (1992). Clinician's assessments of suicide risk: Can self report measures replace the experts? Israel Journal of Psychiatry & Related Sciences, 29(3), 159-166.

Oyserman, D., Benbenishty, R., & Ben-Rabbi, D. (1992). Characteristics of children and their families at entry into foster care. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 22(3), 199-211.

Solomon, Z., Waysman, M., Levy, G., Fried, B., Mikulincer, M., Benbenishty, R., Florian, V., & Bleich, A. (1992). From front line to home front: A study of secondary traumatization. Family Process, 31(3), 289-302.

Benbenishty, R. (1992). An overview of methods to elicit and model expert clinical judgment and decision making. Social Service Review, 66(4), 598-616.

Oyserman, D., & Benbenishty, R. (1992). Keeping in touch: Ecological factors related to foster care visitation. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 9(6), 541-554.

Benbenishty, R., Zirlin-Shemesh, N., & Kaplan, Z. (1993). Policy capturing:  Discharge from the Israeli army due to mental difficulties. Military Psychology, 5(3), 159-172.

Shapira, M., & Benbenishty, R. (1993). Modeling judgments and decisions in cases of alleged child abuse and neglect. Social Work Research and Abstracts, 29(2), 14-19.

Oyserman, D., & Benbenishty, R. (1993). The impact of clinical information systems on human service organizations.  Computers in Human Services, 9(3/4), 425-438.

Solomon, Z., Benbenishty, R., Neria, Y., Abramowitz, M., Ginzburg, K., & Ohry, A. (1993).  Assessment of PTSD: Validation of the revised PTSD Inventory.  Israel Journal of Psychiatry & Related Sciences, 30(2), 110-115.

Solomon, Z., Benbenishty, R., Waysman, M., & Bleich, A. (1994). Compensation and psychic trauma: A study of Israeli combat veterans. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 64(1), 91-102.

Shalom, D., Benbenishty, R. , & Solomon, Z. (1995). Mental health officers’ causal explanations of combat stress reactions. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 8(2), 259-269.

Benbenishty, R. , & Oyserman, D. (1995).  Integrated Information Systems for human services:  A conceptual framework, methodology and technology.  Computers in Human Services, 12(3/4), 311-325.

Benbenishty, R. , & Oyserman, D. (1995).  Children in foster care: Their present situation and plans for their future.  International Social Work, 38,117-131.

Benbenishty, R. (1996). Integrating research and practice: Time for a new agenda. Research on Social Work Practice, 6, 77-82.

Benbenishty, R. (1997). Linking child welfare information across the complete continuum of services. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow, 5(6), 62-67.

Benbenishty, R. , & Turner-Sheerin, R. (1998). Users assessment of an integrated information system for foster care (IIS-FC). New Information Technology in the Human Services, 2, 2-7.

Benbenishty, R. , & Treistman, R. (1998). The development and evaluation of a hybrid decision support system for clinical decision making: The case of discharge from the military. Social Work Research, 22(4), 195-204.

Gold, N., Benbenishty, R., & Osmo, R. (2001). A comparative study of risk assessments and recommended interventions in Canada and Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect , 25(5), 607-622.

Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., & Astor, R. A. (2002). Children's reports of emotional, physical and sexual maltreatment by educational staff in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect. 26(8), 763 – 782.

Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., Astor, R. A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2002). Maltreatment of primary school students by educational staff in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26(12), 1291 – 1309.

Zeira, A., Astor, R. A. , & Benbenishty, R. (2002). Sexual harassment in Jewish and Arab public schools in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26(2), 149-166.

Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., & Vinokur, A. (2002). School climate, observed risky behaviors, and victimization as predictors of high school students’ fear and judgments of school violence as a problem. Health Education and Behavior, 29(6), 716-736.

Benbenishty, R., Segev, D., Surkis, T., Elias, T. (2002). Information-search and decision-making by professionals and nonprofessionals in cases of alleged child-abuse and maltreatment. Journal of Social Service Research. 28(3), 1-18.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Marachi, R., Haj-Yahia, M., Zeira, A., Perkins-Hart, S., & Pitner, R.O. (2002). The awareness of risky peer group behaviors on school grounds as predictors of students’ victimization on school grounds: Part I – Elementary schools. Journal of School Violence, 1(1), 11-33.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Haj-Yahia, M., Zeira, A., Perkins-Hart, S., Marachi, R., & Pitner, R. (2002). The awareness of risky peer group behaviors on school grounds as predictors of students’ victimization on school grounds: Part II – Junior high schools. Journal of School Violence 1(3), 57-66.

Benbenishty, R., & Segev, D. (2002). Characteristics and predictors of length of stay in foster care in Israel.  Mifgash L’avoda Chinoochit-Sozialit, 16, 93 – 114. [Hebrew].

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., Zeira, A., & Vinokur, A. (2002). Perceptions of violence and fear of school attendance among junior high school students in Israel. Social Work Research, 26(2), 71-87.

Benbenishty, R., Osmo, R., & Gold, N.  (2003). Rationales provided for risk assessments and for recommended interventions: A comparison between Canadian and Israeli professionals. British Journal of Social Work, 33(2), 137-155.

Benbenishty, R., & Chen, W. (2003). Decision-making by the Child Protection Team of a medical center. Health & Social Work, 28(4), 284 - 292.

Zeira, A., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R.A. (2003). School violence in Israel: Findings of a national survey. Social Work, 48(4), 471-483.

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., & Zeira, A. (2003). Monitoring school violence: Linking national-, district-, and school-level data over time. Journal of School Violence 2(2), 29-50.

Pitner, R. O., Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Haj-Yahia, M.M. & Zeira, A. (2003). The effects of group stereotypes on adolescents’ reasoning about peer retribution. Child Development 74 (2): 413-425.

Pitner, R. O., Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Haj-Yahia, M. & Zeira, A. (2003). Adolescents’ approval of peer and spousal retribution in their culture versus other cultures: The role of group stereotypes. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 21(2), 221-242.

Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., & Meyer, H.A. (2004). Monitoring and mapping student victimization in schools. Theory Into Practice, 43(1), 39-49.

Zeira, A., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2004). School violence in Israel: Perceptions of homeroom teachers. School Psychology International, 25(2), 149-166.

Osmo, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2004). Children at risk: Rationales for risk assessments and interventions. Children and Youth Services Review, 26(12), 1155-1173.

Dekel, R., Benbenishty, R., Amram, Y. (2004). Therapeutic communities for drug addicts: Prediction of long term outcomes. Addictive Behaviors, 29(9), 1833-1837.

Khoury-Kassabri, M. Benbenishty, R. Astor, R.A., &  Zeira, A. (2004). The contributions of community, family, and school variables on student victimization.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 34 (3/4), 187-204.

Astor, R.A., Meyer, H.A., Benbenishty, R., Marachi, R. & Rosemond, M. (2005). School safety interventions: Best practices and programs. Children & Schools, 27 (1), 17-32.

Khoury-Kassabri, M., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2005). The effects of school climate, socioeconomics, and cultural factors on school victimization in Israel. Social Work Research, 29 (3), 165-180.

Astor, R.A., &  Benbenishty, R. (2005 Commentary). Zero tolerance for zero knowledge. Education Week, 24 (43), 52.

Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Vinokur, A., & Zeira, A. (2006). Arab and Jewish elementary school students' perception of fear and school violence: Understanding the influence of school context. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 91-118.

Schiff, M., & Benbenishty, R. (2006). Functioning of Israeli group-homes alumni: Exploring gender differences and in-care correlates. Children and Youth Services Review. 28, 133-157.

Klein, R., Bar-On, E., Klein, J., & Benbenishty, R. (2006). Sexual rehabilitation for acute cardiac patients. Harefua (Medicine) 145(5), 321-325 [Hebrew]

Schiff, M., Benbenishty, R., McKay, M., DeVoe, E., Liu, X, & Hasin, D. (2006). Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youth’s psychological distress and alcohol use: An exploratory study.  The American Journal of Addictions, 15(3), 220-226.

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Astor, R. A. (2007). Findings from the National School Violence Study – 2005. Mifgash L'Avoda Chinoochit Sozialit, 23, 15-23  [ Hebrew].

Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Astor, R. A. (2007). Forward of the guest editors. Mifgash L'Avoda Chinoochit Sozialit  [Hebrew].

Khoury-Kassabri, M.,, Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Weapon carrying in Israeli schools: The contribution of individual and school factors. Health, Education, & Behavior, 34(3), 453-470.

Marachi, R., Astor, R. A. & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Effects of student participation and teacher support on victimization in Israeli schools: An examination of gender, culture, and school type. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36(2), 225-240.

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2007). Monitoring indicators of children’s victimization in school: Linking national-, regional-, and site-level indicators. Social Indicators Research, 84(3), 333-348.

Schiff, M., Haim-Zweig, H., Benbenishty, R., & Hasin, D. (2008). Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youth's cigarettes, alcohol and cannabis use. American Journal of Public Health, 97(10), 1852-1858.

Peled-Amir, T. & Benbenishty, R. (2007).  The right of children in out of home placement to complain: A rational and an outline for a comlaint mechanism. Hamishpat (The Law).  [Hebrew]

Marachi, R., Astor, R. A. & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Effects of teacher avoidance of school policies on student victimization. School Psychology International, 28(4), 501-518.

Klein, R., Bar-On, E., Klein, J.., & Benbenishty, R. (2007).  The impact of sexual therapy on patients after cardiac events participating in a cardiac rehabilitation program. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 14(5), 672-678.

Shalhevet-Attar, M., Benbenishty, R., & Haj-Yahia, M. (2007). Shortform Assessment for Children (SAC): Empirical evaluation in Israel. Hevra U'Revacha (Society & Welfare).  [Hebrew]

Yanay, U., & Benbenishty, R. (2008). Israeli parents’ worries about their school-age children. Families in Society- The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 39(1), 150-158.

Arad-Davidson, B., & Benbenishty, R. (2008). The role of worker's attitudes and parent and child wishes in child protection workers' assessments and recommendation regarding removal and reunification. Children and Youth Services Review, 30(1), 107-121.

Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2008). Student victimization by school staff in the context of an Israeli national school safety campaign. Aggressive Behavior 34(1), 1-8.

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., & Estrada, J. N. (2008). School violence assessment: A conceptual framework, instruments and methods. Children & Schools, 30(2), 71-81.

Benbenishty, R., Astor, R., A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2008). Preventing and coping with violence in the education system: A policy proposal. Dapim, 46, 93-114. (Hebrew).

Benbenishty, R., & Magnus, A. (2008). Evaluation of the experimental program ‘bridge’ for care leavers with no family support. Mifgash Lavoda Chnoochit Sozialit, 28, 45-83. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R., & Zeira, A. (2008). Evaluation of mastery of life skills and needs of adolescents in out of home care upon leaving.  Mifgash Lavoda Chinoochit Sozialit, 28, 17-44. [Hebrew]

Zeira, A., & Benbenishty, R. (2008). Alumni of educational youth villages. Mifgash Lavoda Chinoochit Sozialit, 28, 95-134. [Hebrew]

Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2008). School violence in an international context : A call for global collaboration in research and prevention. International Journal of School Violence, 7, 59-80.

Arad-Davidson, B., & Benbenishty, R., & Golan, M. (2009). Comparison of violence and abuse in juvenile correctional facilities and schools. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(2), 259-279.

Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty, R. (2009). Middle Eastern adolescents’ perpetration of school violence against peers and teachers: A cross cultural and ecological analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(1), 159-182.

Benbenishty, R., & Schiff, M. (2009). Perceptions of readiness to leave care among adolescents in foster care in Israel Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 662-669. 

Stone, S., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2009). Teacher and principal perceptions of student victimization and the schools' response to violence:  The contributions of context on staff congruence. International Journal of Educational Research,48(3), 194-213.

Astor, R., A., Benbenishty, R., & Estrada, J. (2009). School violence and theoretically atypical schools: The principal’s centrality in orchestrating safe schools. American Educational Research Journal, 46(2), 423-461

Arad-Davidson, B., & Benbenishty, R. (2009). Contribution of child protection workers' attitudes to their risk assessments and intervention recommendations:  A study in Israel. Health & Social Care in the Community 18 (1), 1-9.

Ben Yehuda , Y., Attar-Schwartz, S., Ziv, A., Jedwab, M., & Benbenishty, R. (2010).   Experience of Israeli health professionals with reporting child abuse and neglect and their perceived training needs. The Israel Medical Association Journal, 12, 78-82.

Svetlicky, V., Solomon, Z., Benbenishty, R., Levi, O., & Lubin, G. (2010).  Combat exposure, post-traumatic stress symptoms and risk-taking behavior in veterans of the Second Lebanon War. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 47(4), 276-283.

Schiff, M., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Benbenishty, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Astor, R. A. (2010). Do adolescents know when they need help in the aftermath of war? Journal of Traumatic Stress 23, 657-660.

Davidson-Arad, B., Benbenishty, R., Chen, W., Glasser, S., Zur, S., Lerner-Geva, L. (2010). Distinguishing neglect from abuse and accident: Anaysis of the case files of a hospital child protection team in Israel. Health and Social Care in the Community, 18, 614-623.

Chen, W.,  Glasser, S., Benbenishty, R., Davidson- Arad, B., Zur, S. & Lerner-Geva, L. (2010). The contribution of a hospital Child Protection Team in determining suspected child abuse and neglect: Analysis of referrals of children aged 0-9. Children and Youth Service Review, 12, 1664-1669.  

Benbenisthy, R., & Astor, R.A., (2011). Supervision de la violence en milieu scolaire en Israël. Cahiers de la sécurité, 16, 150-162,  Institut National des Hautes Etudes de la Sécurité et de la Justice (INHESJ).

Pitner, R., Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., Haj-Yahia, & Zeira, A. (2011). Putting context into a cultural perspective: Examining Arab and Jewish Adolescents’ judgments and reasoning about spousal retribution. Violence Against Women, 17, 584-602.

Schmid, H., & Benbenishty, R. (2011). Public attitudes toward child maltreatment in Israel: Implications for policy. Children and Youth Service Review, 33, 1134-1141.

Benbenishty, R., Davidson-Arad, B., Chen, W., Glasser, S, Tzur, S., & Lerner-Geva, L. (2011). The decision of hospital-based child protection teams to report to community child protective services. British Journal of Social Work, 41,   1232-1250

Sulimani-Aidan, Y., & Benbenishty, R. (2011). Future expectations of adolescents in residential care in Israel. Children and Youth Service Review, 41, 1134-1141.

Greif-Green, J., Furlong, M. J., Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., &  Espinoza, E. (2011). Assessing school victimization in the United States, Guatemala, and Israel: Cross-cultural psychometric analysis of the School Victimization Scale. Victims and Offenders, 6, 290-305.

Zeira, A., & Benbenishty, R. (2011). Readiness to independent living of adolescents in youth villages in Israel. Children and Youth Service Review, 33, 2461–2468.

Munro, E. R., Pinkerton, J.,  Mendes, P., Hyde-Dryden, G., Herczog, M., & Benbenishty, R. (2011). The contribution of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to understanding and promoting the interests of young people making the transition from care to adulthood. Children and Youth Service Review, 33, 2417-2423

De Pedro, K., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R, Estrada, J.N., Smith, G.A., Esqueda, M.C. (2011). The children of military service members: Challenges, resources, and future educational research. Review of Education Research, 81, 566-618.

Berkowitz, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2012). Perceptions of teachers’ support, safety, and absence from school due to fear among victims, bullies and bully-victims. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82, 67-74.

Schiff, M., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Benbenishty, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., and Astor, R. A. (2012). High-school students' posttraumatic symptoms, substance abuse and involvement in violence in the Aftermath of war. Social Science and Medicine, 75, 1321- 1328.

Levy, D., Benbenishty, R., and Refaeli, T. (2012). Life satisfaction and positive perceptions of the future among youth at-risk participating in civic-National service in Israel. Children and Youth Service Review, 34, 2012-2017.

Zeira, A., Attar-Schwartz, A., & Benbenisthy, R. (2012). Childre and youth in out of home palcement in Israel: Issues and challenges. Mifgash L’avoda Chinoochit-Sozialit, 36,9-18.[Hebrew]

Shefler-Beserman, T., & Benbenishty, R. (2012). Background factors related to ADHD among children in residential care and the relationships between ADHD and behavioral, social and emotional functioning. Mifgash L’avoda Chinoochit-Sozialit, 36, 39-60. [Hebrew].

Benbenishty, R., & Shimoni, E. (2012).  Educational achievements of children and youth in out of home placement and in treatment of child welfare services in the community.  Mifgash L’avoda Chinoochit-Sozialit, 36, 185-204. [Hebrew].

Benbenishty, R., & Zeira, A. (2012). On the verge of leaving the care system: Assessment of life skills and needs of adolescents in care. Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung Heft, 3, 291-308.

Sulimani-Aidan, Y., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). Child maltreatment reports in Israel:  The intersection between community socio-economic characteristics and ethnicity. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 29-36.

Gilreath, T. D., Cederbaum, J., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R, Pineda, D. Atuel, H.  (2013). Substance use among military-connected youth: The California Healthy Kids Survey. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44, 150-153.

Refaeli, T., Benbenishty, R., & Eliel-Gev, M. (2013). Youth aging out of residential care in Israel: Readiness for independent living and need for help. Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 1601-1607.

Berkowitz, R., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). The relationships between victimization and perpetration among students. Society & Welfare [Hebrew].

Berkowitz, R., Bowen, G., Benbenishty, R., & Powers, J. (2013). A cross-cultural validity study of the school success profile learning organization measure in Israel. Children & Schools, 35, 137-146..

Benbenishty, R., & Schmid, H. (2013). Public attitudes toward the identification and reporting of alleged maltreatment cases among social groups in Israel. Children and Youth Service Review, 35, 332-339.

Sulimani-Aidan, Y., Benbenishty, R., Dinisman, T., & Zeira, A. (2013). Care leavers in Israel: What contributes to better adjustment to life after care? Journal of Social Service Research, 5, 704-718.

Dinisman, T.,  Zeira, A., Sulimani-Aidan, Y., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). The subjective well-being of young people ageing out of care. Children and Youth Service Review, 35, 1705 – 1711.

Estrada, J., N., Gilreath, T. D., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). Gang membership of California middle school students: Behaviors and attitudes as mediators of school violence. Health Education Research, 28, 626-639..

Astor, R., A., De Pedro, K. T., Gilreath, T., Esqueda, M., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). The Promotional role of school and community contexts for military students. Clinical and Child Family Psychology Review, 16, 233-244.

Cederbaum, J. A., Malechi, K., Esqueda, M., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2014). Student–instructor assessments: Examining the skills and competencies of social work students placed in military-connected schools. Children & Schools, 36, 51-59.

Cederbaum, J.A., Gilreath, T.D., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., & Pineda, D., De Pedro, K.T., Esqueda, M.C., & Atuel, H.R. (2014). Wellbeing and suicidal ideation of public middle/high school students by military-connectedness. Journal of Adolescent Health, 54, 672-677.

Benbenishty, R., Jedweb, M., Chen, C. Glasser, S., Slutzky, H. Siegal, G., Lavi-Sahar, Z., Lerner-Geva, L. (2014). Predicting the decisions of hospital based child protection teams to report to child protective services, police and community welfare services. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38, 11-24.

De Pedro, K., Astor, R., A., Gilreath, T., Benbenishty, R., & Esqueda, M. (2014). School climate perceptions among students in military-connected schools: A comparison of military and non-military students in the same schools. Military Behavioral Health, 2, 3-13..

Gilreath, T., D., Astor, R. A., Estrada, J. N., Benbenishty, R., & Unger, J. B. (2014).School victimization and substance use among adolescents in California. Prevention Science, 15, 897-906.

Gilreath, T., D., Astor, R. A., Cederbaum, J. A., Atule, H., & Benbenishty, R. (2014). Prevalence and correlates of victimization and weapon carrying among military and non-military connected youth in southern California. Preventive Medicine, 60, 21-26.

De Pedro, K.T., Atuel, H., Malchi, K., Esqueda, M. C., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A.  (2014). Responding to the needs of military students and military-connected schools: The perceptions and actions of school administrators.  Children and Schools, 36, e18-e25.

Berkowitz, R., De Pedro, K.T., Couture, J., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R.A. (2014). Military parents' perceptions of public school supports for their children. Children and Schools, 36, e1-e8.

Esqueda, M. C., Cederbaum, J. A., Malchi, K., Pineda, D., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2014). The military social work fieldwork placement: An analysis of the time and activities graduate student interns provide military-connected schools. Children and Schools, 36, 41-50.

Cederbaum, J.A, Malchi, K., Esqueda, M. C., Benbenishty. R., Atuel, H.R., & Astor, R. A. (2014). Student-instructor assessments: Examining the skills and competencies of social work students placed in military-connected schools. Children and Schools.

Atuel, H.R., Gilreath, T.D., Astor, R.A., Cederbaum, J.A., Benbenishty, R., & Pineda, D. (2014). Perceived discriminatory bullying among military-connected students attending public schools. Military Behavioral Health Journal, 2, 147-152.

Estrada, J.N., Gilreath, T.D., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2016). A statewide study of gang membership in California secondary schools. Youth & Society, 48, 720-736. 10.1177/0044118X14528957. 

Amram, Y. & Benbenishty, R. (2014). The impact of therapeutic factors on locus of control of addicts. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery 9(4).

Zeira, A., Arzev, S., Benbenishty, R., & Portnoy, H. (2014). Children in educational residential care: A Cohort study of Israeli youth. Australian Social Worker, 67, 55-70.

Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2014). Supporting military-connected students: The role of school social work children schools, Children & Schools,  36, 5-7.

Davidson-Arad, B., & Benbenishty, R., (2016).  Child welfare attitudes, risk assessments and intervention recommendations: The Role of professional expertise. British Journal of Social Work, 46, 186-203. 10.1093/bjsw/bcu110

Benbenishty, R. & Astor, R. A. (2014).  Expanding the scope of research on military children: Studying adversity, resilience and promotion in normative social contexts. Social Policy Report, 23 (3), 21-27.

Jedweb, M., Benbenishty, R., Chen, C., Glasser, S., Siegel, G., & Lerner-Geva, L. (2014). Child protection decisions to substantiate hospital child protection teams’ reports of suspected maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect, 40, 132-141.

Gilreath, T. D., Estrada, J. N., Pineda, D., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2014). . Children & Schools, 36, 23-29.

Garcia, E., De Pedro, K., Astor, R., Lester, P., & Benbenishty, R. (2015). FOCUS School-Based Skill-Building Groups: Training and Implementation. Journal of Social Work Education, s102-s116.

Gilreath, T., Wrabel, S., L., Sullivan, K. S., Capp, G., P., Roziner, I., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R., A. (2016). Suicidality among military connected adolescents in California schools. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 25, 61-66. DOI 10.1007/s00787-015-0696-2.

Sullivan, K.S., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., Capp, G., Gilreath, T., Rice, E. (2015). The impact of maternal and paternal deployment on depressive symptoms and wellbeing among military-connected youth. Military Behavioral Health, 3, 182-189.

Melkman, E., Refaeli, T., Bibi, B., & Benbenishty, R. (2016). Readiness for independent living among youth on the verge of leaving juvenile correctional facilities.International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60, 1209-1225.

Jedwab, M., Benbenishty, R., Chen, W., Glasser, S., Siegal, G., & Lerner-Geva, L. (2015). Child protection decisions to substantiate hospital child protection teams’ reports of suspected maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect, 40, 132-141.

DePedro, K. T., Astor, R. A., Gilreath, T., Benbenishty, R., & Berkowitz, R. (2015). School climate, deployment, and mental health among students in military-connected schools. Youth & Society, 1-22.

Berkowitz, R., Benbenishty, R., Ben Artzi, E., Glickman, H., Raz, T., Lipshtat, N., & Astor, R. (2015). Compensating, mediating, and moderating effects of school climate on academic achievement gaps in Israel. Teachers College Records, 117, 1-34.

Melkman, E., Mor-Salwo, Y., Mangold, K., Zeller, M., & Benbenishty, R. (2015). Care leavers as helpers: Motivations for and benefits of helping others. Children and Youth Service Review, 54, 41-48.

De Pedro, K.T., Astor, R.A., Gilreath, T., Benbenishty, R., & Berkowitz, R (2016). Examining the relationship between school climate and peer victimization among students in military-connected public schools.  Violence and Victims. 31, 751-767. 10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-15-00009

Lopez, M., Fluke, J. D., Benbenishty, R., & Knorth, E. J. (2015). Commentary on decision-making and judgments in child maltreatment prevention and response: An overview. Child Abuse & Neglect. 49, 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.08.013

Benbenishty, R., Davidson-Arad, B., López, M., Devaney, J., Spratt, S., Koopmans, C., Knorth, E. J., Witteman, C. L. M., Del Valle, J. F., & Hayes, D. (2015). Decision making in child protection: An international comparative study on maltreatment substantiation, risk assessment and interventions recommendations, and the role of professionals’ child welfare attitudes. Child Abuse & Neglect, 49, 63-75. 10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.03.015

Sullivan, K., Capp, G., Gilreath, T., Benbenishty, R., Roziner, I., & Astor, R. A. (2015). Substance abuse and other adverse outcomes for military-connected youth in dalifornia:  Results from a large-scale normative population survey. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(10), 922-928.

Siegle, A., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2016).  A comparison of adolescents in foster care and their peers in high school: A study of substance use behaviors and attitudes. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 25, 530-538.

Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., & Arzav, S. (in press). Educational achievements of youth vilages alumni in Israel. Mifgash Laavoda Chinoochit Socialit [Hebrew].

Capp, G.P., Berkowitz, R., Sullivan, K.S., Astor, R.A., De Pedro, K.T., Gilreath, T.D., Benbenishty, R., Rice, E., (2016). Adult relationships in multiple contexts and associations with adolescent mental health. Research on Social Work Practice, 26, 622-629.

Berkowitz, R., Astor, R. A. Glickman, H., Raz, T. Lipshtadt, N., Benbenishty, R., Ben-Artzi, E. (2015, online). Les relations entre milieu social, climat scolaire et réussite scolaire en Israël : les hypothèses de compensation, de médiation et de modération. Revue Éducation et Formations, 88-89.

Benbenishty, R., & Nir, M. (2015).  Harcèlement traditionnel et violence au moyen des outils électroniques de communication entre adolescents en milieu scolaire en Israel. Les Dossiers des Sciences de l'Education, 13-30.

Benbenishty, R., Astor R.A., Roziner I,  & Wrabel S. (2016). Testing the causal links between school climate, school violence, and school academic performance: A cross-lagged panel autoregressive model. Educational Researcher, 45, 187-196.

Benbenishty, R. (In press). A stance toward residential placement – In what context? Society & Welfare [Hebrew]

Fang, L., Schiff, M., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). Mediating roles of school support and posttraumatic stress in the relationship between political violence exposure and risk behaviors among Arab and Jewish adolescents in Israel. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

 Melkman, E., Refaeli, T., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). An emprical test of a model of academic expectations among youth in residentail care. Children and Youth Services Review.

Berkowitz, R., Moore, H., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty, R. (In press). A research synthesis of the associations between socioeconomic background, inequality, school climate, and academic achievement. Review of Educational Research. 

Berkowitz, R., Astor, R.A., Pineda, D., De Pedro, K., Weiss, E., & Benbenishty, R. (In press). Parents’ perceptions of school climate and school support in California. Urban Education.

Castillo, B., Capp, G., Moore, H., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (In press). An evaluation of the use of educational resource guides for military students in public schools. Military Bhavioral Health.

Siegel, A., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (2016).  A comparison of adolescents in foster care and their peers in high school: A study of sbstance use behaviors and attitudes. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 25, 530-538.

Berkowitz, R., Moore, H., Astor, R.A., & Benbenishty, R. (2017). A research synthesis of the associations between socioeconomic background, inequality, school climate, and academic achievement. Review of Educational Research, 87, 425-469. 

De Pedro, K. T., Pineda, D., Capp, G., Moore, H., Bebenishty. R., & Astor, R. A. (2017). Implementation of a school district-wide grassroots antibullying initiative: A school staff and parent-focused evaluation of Because Nice Matters. Children & Schools, 39, 137-145. DOI: 10.1093/cs/cdx008

Attar-Schwartz, S., Benbensihty, R., & Roziner, I. (2017). Change trajectories of aggressive behavior among children in long-term residential care. Child Abuse & Neglect, 65. 156-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.

Carvakho, J. M. S., Degado, P., Benbenishty, R., Davidson-Arad, B., &  Pint, S., (2017). Professional judgements and decisions on placement in foster care and reunification in Portugal. Europen Journal of Social Work. Online, 14 Feb, 2017.

Berkowitz, R., Astor, R.A., Pineda, D., De Pedro, K., Weiss, E., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). Parents’ perceptions of school climate and school support in California. Urban Education.

Castillo, B., Capp, G., Moore, H., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R. A. (in press). An evaluation of the use of educational resource guides for military students in public schools. Military Bhavioral Health.

Benbenishty, A., Siegel, A., & Astor, R. A. (in press). School-related experiences of adolescents in foster care: A comparison with their high-school peers. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Jedwab, M., & Benbenishty, R. (in press). Israeli pediatricians' attitudes and experience of reporting child maltreatment and related training needs. Child Abuse Review.

Capp, G.P., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Weiss, E., Pineda, D. (in press). School staff perceptions of military-connected students in civilian public schools: Implications for teachers, counselors, and school staff. Military Behavioral Health.

Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., & Arzav, S. (in press). Educational achievements of youth vilages alumni in Israel. Mifgash Laavoda Chinoochit Socialit [Hebrew].

Zeira, A., Tuval-Maschiach, Meir, G., Levy, D., Refaeli, T., Benbneishty, R. (in press). Alumni of National Civic Service: Comparing the experience of at-risk and mainstream volunteers. International Journal of Social Work.

Benbenishty, R. (In press). A stance toward residential placement – In what context? Society & Welfare [Hebrew]

Moore, H., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R. A., & Rice, E. (in press). The positive role of school climate on school victimization, depression and suicidal ideation among school-attending homeless youth. Journal of School Violence.

Courses

7647501 - Research Methods A

7647601 - Research Methods B

7668001 - Thesis Seminar

7680801 - Research Methods

7680901 - Research Methods

 

Research

Systematic Monitoring of Practice

School Climate and Violence

Children in Out-of-Home Placements

Judgment and Decision Making in Practice