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Shared Traumatic Reality

January 3, 2022

Time: 12:30-2pm CST (on Zoom)

Free with registration in advance

CEUs available for social work: $15 for 1.5 credit hours

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique experience in which both clients and professionals share the same traumatic reality of the pandemic. What does it mean for professionals working under these circumstances, navigating relationships both virtually and then in person, trying to build relationships with children and families in a time of crisis? What do we know about from other experiences of shared traumatic realities and what can it teach us?

Avital Kaye Tzadok, MSW, PhD & DeJon Knapp, LCSW

Avital Kaye Tzadok is the Head of the Social Work Department at Ruppin Academic Center, Israel, and a former Haruv USA Director and a visiting scholar at OU. She is a social worker (BSW, MSW, PhD) with sixteen years of direct practice experience with marginalized populations, mainly at-risk adolescent girls and young women in Israel.

DeJon Knapp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with twelve years of direct practice experience with vulnerable individuals, children, and families in Oklahoma. Currently she is a Haruv USA Coordinator at OU-Tulsa. Prior to working with Haruv USA, Knapp served as the Vice President of Safe Housing Services at Domestic Violence Intervention Services in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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