Dr. Ofra Shalev

Dr.
Dr. Ofra Shalev
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HIGHER EDUCATION

Date of Degree

Degree

Name of Institution and Department

Period of Study

1996

B.A.

Hebrew University, Jerusalem. School of Social Work (with honors)

1994-1996

2004

M.A.

 

University of Haifa, School of Social Work

2001-2004

 

2010

Ph.D.

Bar-Ilan University, School of Social Work (with honors)

2006-2010

ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN SCHOLARLY CONFERENCES

 

Subject of  Lecture/Discussion/Comments

Place of Conference

Name of Conference

Date

Patterns of Sexual Desire and Dyadic Closeness among Jewish Orthodox Couples within the Framework of the Law of Purity (Niddah)

Haifa

 

Academic Research fare

2005

 

First Sexual Experience of a S, tressor Among Modern Orthodox Women: Transition, Challenges and Knowledge Gaps

Beer Sheva

 

The 3rd Israeli Conference for Promoting Women Mental Health

2008

 

Subjectivity of the toolbox-interview research process as a separate entity

Beer Sheva

 

The 3rd Israeli Inter-disciplinary Conference for Qualitative Research Methods

2008

 

The choice of love? Partner Selection in the Modern Orthodox

Beer Sheva

 

The 4th  Israeli Inter-Disciplinary Conference for Qualitative Research Methods

2010

Perception of love: Courtship and First Year of Marriage within Modern Orthodox Jewish Couples in Israel  

Seattle

29th International Human Science Research Conference

2010

 

Cultural-religious codes as a stressor in first sexual experience for woman with bi-cultural identity-a case study of Jewish Modern-Orthodox women.

Madrid

4th World Congress on Women's Mental Health 2011

2011

First sexual experience as stress situation among Jewish Orthodox women

Beer Sheva

 

The 5th  Israeli Inter-Disciplinary Conference for Qualitative Research Methods

2012

Perception of love: Courtship and First Year of Marriage within Modern Orthodox Jewish Couples in Israel

Jerusalem

 

The 43rd Sociology Conference of the Israeli Sociology Association

2012

Cultural-religious codes as a stressor in first sexual experience for women with bi-cultural identity - a case study of Jewish modern-orthodox wome

Providence, Rhode Island

 

NASPOG Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2012.

2012

“There’s a man in my bed”: First sexual experience among traditional newlyweds

Roskilde, Denmark

 

Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life", RUC, June 26-28, 2013

2013

 

Scholarships

Date

Scholarship

2006-2010

President scholarship, Bar-Ilan University.

Certifications and Educational Programs:

Institution

Certification

Dates

"Genesis" center, Tirat Carmel, Haifa

Supervision Certification Course in Marital and Family Therapy

2010

The Israeli Association for couple and Family Therapy

Certified Marital and Family Therapist

2005

Publications

Shalev, O., Baum, N., & Itzhaki, H. (2012). Mate Selection and marriage decision in bi-Cultural society. Marriage and Family Review, 48(2), 210-226.

Shalev, O., Baum, N., & Itzhaki, H. (2013). "There's a man in my bed": the first experience of sex among modern orthodox newlywed in Israel. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 39(1), 40-55. DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2012.675021

Shalev, O., Baum, N., & Itzhaki, H. (2015). “Whose Marriage is this?” - Mate Selection Patterns in Modern Orthodox Society in Israel: A Dialogue between Two Cultural Systems. Journal of psychology and psychotherapy, 5(3). doi: 10.4172/2161-0487.1000181

Shalev, O., Baum, N., & Itzhaki, H. (2016). Religious identity in transition: Processes of change in the religious identity of young religious Jewish newlyweds in Israel. The Family Journal, 24(2), 132-139.

Courses

7612001 - Theory and practice of working with families

7662101 - Intervention with families

7664501 - The family in situations of sickness and disability

7674801 - Family Therapy - seminar

7674901 - Family Therapy - practicum