ד"ר שירי שנאן אלטמן

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ראש התרכזות שיקום ובריאות בתכנית ההשלמה
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shiri.altman@biu.ac.il
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בניין 213 (מקסיקו), חדר סגל (חדר 221)
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השכלה  

  שם האוניברסיטה מחלקה שנת קבלת התואר
BA אוניברסיטת חיפה ביה"ס לעבודה סוציאלית 2002
MA אוניברסיטת חיפה ביה"ס לעבודה סוציאלית 2007
PhD אוניברסיטת חיפה ביה"ס לעבודה סוציאלית 2013

 

פרסים ומענקי מחקר

2018-   co-PI (with Galit Kowen, Helena Natarevitz, Prof. Varda Soskolne). Self-care management and weight loss after bariatric surgery: a comparison between support group participants and patients receiving individual dietary follow-up. Maccabi Health Care.

2018-   co-PI (with Prof. Perla Werner and Dr. Zorian Radomyslsky). Assessing primary health care professionals’ knowledge and attitudes regarding care to persons with dementia: Do they support a “patient-centered” approach? Maccabi Health Care. 

2017-   PI (with Prof. Perla Werner). Dementia friends- evaluation research. JDC.

2016-   co-PI (with Prof. Liat Ayalon). Community caregivers for older adults- evaluation research. National Insurance Institute of Israel. 

2015-   PI (with Prof. Varda Soskolne and Prof. Liat Ayalon). Barriers to pursuing a home care career among job seekers. National Insurance Institute of Israel. 

2012-  Doctorate scholarship

2010-   Award from Emda –The Alzheimer's Association of Israel – for doctoral research proposal

2008-   An M.A. thesis Research Award in memory of Prochovnik from the Israel Gerontological Society

2007-   An M.A. thesis Award from Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Adult Human Development, and ESHEL-The Association for the Planning and Development of Services for the Aged in Israel

2006-   Scholarship from the Dean of Graduate Studies – Excellence in M.S.W

 
פרסומים

Shinan-Altman, S., & Cohen, M. (2009). Nursing aides' attitudes to elder abuse in nursing homes: The effect of work stressors and burnout. The Gerontologist49(5), 674-684. 

Gagin, R., Unger-Arnov, Y., Ben-Meir, Z., & Shinan-Altman, S. (2010). Continuity in dealing with trauma injured: From immediate intervention next the event to ongoing treatment. In F. Azaiza, N. Nachmias & M. Cohen (Eds.), Social services, health and education during emergencies - lessons from second Lebanon war (pp. 279-293). Haifa: Pardes.

Gagin, R., Unger-Arnov, Y., Shinan-Altman, S., & Tessler, A. (2011). The suffering is similar—is the treatment equal? An intervention with Arab terror injured. Social Work in Health Care50(5), 376-389.

Cohen, M., & Shinan-Altman, S. (2011). A cross-cultural study of nursing aides' attitudes to elder abuse in nursing homes. International Psychogeriatrics23(8), 1213-21. 

Gagin, R., & Shinan-Altman, S. (2012). Is work beneficial to good health? Social Work in Health Care51(4), 296-311.

Gagin, R., & Shinan-Altman, S. (2014). Compassion in the use of social workers caring for elderly patients at the end of life care.  Gerontology41(1), 7-13. Hebrew.

Shinan-Altman, S., Werner, P., & Cohen, M. (2014). Social workers’ and nurses’ illness representations about Alzheimer disease: An exploratory study. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders28(1), 73-78. 

Gagin, R., Shinan-Altman, S., Shilat, A., & Bar-Sela, G. (2014). Informal family caregivers of dying cancer patients- what kind of support do they need? Palliative Medicine and Nursing, 1(1), 1-10.

Shinan-Altman, S., Werner, P., & Cohen, M. (2016). The connection between illness representations of Alzheimer’s disease and burnout among social workers and nurses: A mixed-methods investigation. Aging and Mental Health, 20(4), 352-361. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1008983

Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (2017). If I am not for myself, who is for me? The experiences of older migrant home care recipients during their hospitalization. Aging & Mental Health, 21(2), 182-189.

Shinan-Altman, S. (2017). Medical social workers' perceptions of obesity. Journal of Social Work,17(3), 343-357. doi: 10.1177/1468017316644696.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Werner, P. (2017). Is there an association between help seeking for early detection of Alzheimer's disease and illness representations of this disease among the lay public? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(12), e100-e106.

Shinan-Altman, S. (2017). Social work and nursing students' intentions to provide end-of-life care. Social Work Education,37(1), 108-118.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (2017). Perceived control among migrant live-in and local live-out home care workers in Israel. Aging & Mental Health, 23(2), 189-195.

Shamir, H., Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (2017). Perceptions of successful aging and good death among older adults facing the end of life in a skilled nursing facility. Social & Welfare, 37(4), 779-804. (Hebrew).

Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (2018). Perceptions of older residents and their adult children regarding continuing care retirement community staff. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 37(3), 289-309.

Gagin, R., HaGani, N., Shinan-Altman, S., & Roguin, A. (2018). Coping with depression and anxiety among heart failure patients. Harefua, 257(2), 2-6. (Hebrew).

Shinan-Altman, S., & Werner, P. (2018). Subjective age and its correlates among middle aged and older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 88(1), 3-21

Shinan-Altman, S., Cohen, M., Rasmussen, V., Turnell, A., & Butow, P. (2018). Burnout among psychosocial oncologists in Israel: The direct and indirect effects of job demands and job resources. Palliative & Supportive Care, 16(6), 677-684.

Shinan-Altman, S., Riabzev, A., & Ayalon, L. (2018). Mixed motivations to provide formal care to older adults: Lessons from a training program. International Psychogeriatrics, 31(3), 341-349 

Shinan-Altman, S., & Werner, P. (2019). Illness representations of dementia: a scoping review. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 14,179-193.

Shinan-Altman, S., Gum, A., & Ayalon, L. (2019) Intentions to move to community care retirement communities- comparison between Israeli and American samples. Journal of Applied Gerontology

Shinan-Altman, S., & Afuta, S.* (2019). Contribution of the Theory of Stress, Appraisal and Coping to understanding the Health-related Quality of Life of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Quality of Life Research.

Shinan-Altman, S., Soskolne, V., & Ayalon, L. (2019). Becoming a home care worker: Job seekers' push and pull factors. Research on Aging.

Gagin, R., HaGani, N., Zigelboim, E., & Shinan-Altman, S. (2019). Second opinion consultation- Contributing or confusing? Patient Experience Journal.

Halperin-Kates, A.,* & Shinan-Altman, S. (in press). What are the explaining factors for adherence to treatment among parents of children with Type 1 diabetes? Society and Welfare (Hebrew).

 

Non-referred Publication

Shinan-Altman, S. (in press). Professional burnout among social workers. The Hebrew Encyclopedia.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Cohen, M. (2009). Multi-cultural competency -working with the elderly. Dorot, 26-27.

 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

Shinan-Altman, S., & Cohen, M. (February, 2008). Nursing Aides Attitudes towards Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes. The Biennial Conference of the Israel Gerontological Society, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Gagin, R. (June, 2010).  An Opportunity to Identify Abused Elderly: Are We Taking Advantage of It?  Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Dublin, Ireland.

Shinan-Altman, S., Werner, P., & Cohen, M. (February, 2012). Alzheimer Disease Illness Representations among Social Workers and Nurses. The Biennial Conference of The Israel Gerontological Society, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., Werner, P., & Cohen, M. (February, 2012). Alzheimer Disease Illness Representations among Social Workers and Nurses. The 27th  International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, London, United Kingdom.

Shinan-Altman, S., Gagin, R., & Bar-Sela, G. (February, 2013). Who Will Take Care of the Caregiver? Interventions with Families’ Members who Take Care of Palliative Patients. The Annual Conference of the Israeli Association of Palliative Care, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., Werner, P., & Cohen, M.  (January 2014). The Connection between Alzheimer’s Disease  Illness Representations and Professionals Burnout among Social Workers and Nurses. The Biennial Conference of the Israel Gerontological Society, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Gagin, R. (January 2014). Creating Social Work Services in the Hospital Outpatient Settings. The Medical Social Workers Conference. Jerusalem, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Gagin, R. (November, 2014). Don't stop- Initiative medical social work. Social Workers Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Gagin, R. (February, 2015). Is work beneficial to good health? ESPAnet Conference. Be'er Sheve, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S. (September, 2015). Factors influencing the intention of students to work with individuals with intellectual disabilities. The Annual Conference of the Israeli Association of Palliative Care, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (November, 2015). Hospitalized older adults' perceptions about family and paid caregivers as treatment providers. The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Ayalon, L., & Shinan-Altman, S. (November, 2015). Intergenerational perspectives on autonomy following a transition to a continuing care retirement community. The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Shinan-Altman, S., & Ayalon, L. (February, 2016). Hospitalized older adults' perceptions about family and paid caregivers as treatment providers. The Biennial Conference of the Israel Gerontological Society, Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Invited talks:  

Shinan-Altman, S. (April, 2015). Nursing aides' attitudes to elder abuse in nursing homes. Ministry of Health. Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shinan-Altman, S. (March, 2016). Socio-psychological aspects of Alzheimer's disease. workshop on "Dementia, structural stigma and the law". University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

קורסים

7610603 - יסודות בעבודה סוציאלית

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