סדנא עם פרופ' לארי אייבר-Early Childhood Programs for Refugees from Countries in Conflict
There are more refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the world today than at any time since the end of World War Two. Among the least well served among refugees and IDPs are large number of young children before they reach school age. This workshop will briefly review some of the facts about young child refugees and IDPs and the current inadequacy of the humanitarian response. Together, we will discuss the challenges and opportunities to better meet the needs of this most vulnerable population of children and their families.
פרופ' לארי אייבר:
Lawrence Aber, is the Willner Family Professor of Psychology and Public Policy at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and University Professor at New York University, where he also serves as board chair of its Institute of Human Development and Social Change and co-director of the international researcher center “Global TIES for Children”. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical-Community and Developmental Psychology from Yale University. His basic research examines the influence of poverty and violence, at the family and community levels, on the social, emotional, behavioral, cognitive and academic development of children and youth. From 1994 to 2004, Aber served as Director of the National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University. He has collaborated with policy research firms to design and conduct rigorous evaluations of anti-poverty programs in the U.S. Currently, he conducts research on the impact of poverty and HIV/AIDS on children’s development in South Africa (in collaboration with the Human Sciences Research Council), the impact of preschool teacher training quality and children’s learning and development in Ghana (in collaboration with Innovations for Poverty Action) and on school- and community-based interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Sierra Leone and Lebanon (in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee)
בשעה 13:30 תוגש ארוחת צהריים קלה.
עלות הסדנא: 50 ₪. לאישור השתתפות ותשלום לחצו על כפתור "הזמן" למטה.
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