Dr. Yael Itzhaki

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Coordinator of community and organizational development Supplementary Study Program & Coordinator of community fieldwork
Dr. Yael Itzhaki
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EDUCATION:

Degree

Department

Institution

Year

B.A.

School of Social work

Bar Ilan University

2005

M.A.

School of Social work

Bar Ilan University

2009

Ph.D.

School of Social work

Bar Ilan University

2016

M.A. THESIS: Communal and Personal Aspects of Youth Drop-out in the Ultra Orthodox Sector

Supervisor: Prof. Haya Itzhaky and Prof. Yaacov Yablon

PH.D. THESIS: The contribution of personal, social and communal resources to adjustment explanation of drop out youth to the life in the ultra-orthodox sector

Supervisor: Prof. Haya Itzhaky and Prof. Yaacov Yablon

 

FELLOWSHIPS / SCHOLARSHIPS:

Year

Name of Fellowship / Scholarship

2013

Scholarship for doctoral students, Bar-Ilan University

2014

Scholarship for doctoral students, Bar-Ilan University

2015

Fridman scholarship for doctoral students

2016

Grace scholarship, Bar-Ilan Universiy

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

2018-present: The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES:

Reviewed manuscripts for the Journal of Community Psychology

 

ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES:

Year

Place

Subject of conference

2017

Bar-Ilan University

Bar-Ilan Volunteer Conference

 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES:

Year

Place

Subject of conference

Subject of Presentation

2015

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Science and practice in community social work

Dropout and social capital in traditional community

2015

David Intercontinental hotel, Tel-Aviv, Israel

The social worker's 18th national conference

Adjustment among high-school dropouts

2015

Tel-Aviv university, Israel

Stress and anxiety research society

The contribution of personal and social resources to dropout's adjustment

2017

The Marriott Wardman Park hotel, Washington DC, U.S.A

The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Religious disaffiliation and well-being among high school dropouts

 

2018

The Marriott Marquis hotel, Washington DC, U.S.A

Society for Social Work and Research

The Contribution of Parental and Societal Conditional Regard to Adjustment of High School Dropouts

Publications

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

Itzhaki, Y., Yablon, Y.B., & Itzhaky H. (in press). Becoming less religious (BLR) and well-being among high-school dropouts. Psychology of religion and spirituality.    

Itzhaki, Y., Itzhaky, H., & Yablon, Y.B. (2018). The contribution of parental and societal conditional regard to adjustment of high school dropouts. Journal of Adolescence, 62, 151-161.

Itzhaki, Y., Itzhaky, H., & Yablon, Y.B. (2017). Adjustment of high school dropouts in closed religious communities. Child & Youth Care Forum, doi: 10.1007/s10566-017-9419-9.

Courses

7610702 - Introduction to Community Social Work

7625501 - Community intervention in treatment

7640701 - Introduction to Community Social Work

7665001 - Volunteer issues

7669001 - Advanced intervention strategies in diverse communities - seminar

7669101 - Advanced intervention strategies in diverse communities - practicum

Research

1.The Ultra-Orthodox society

2.Youth at risk

3. Community social work

4.Religious communities

5. Social entrepreneurship