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The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit now has 180 volunteers!

The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit now has 180 volunteers!

25 new graduates received their certifications this week! These volunteers are from all over Israel including, but notlimited to, Chadera, Ashdod, Sshkalon, Netanya, Haifa, Tzfat! The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit now has 180 volunteers all over Israel!

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Unit is Published in the EMS WORLD Journal!

Unit is Published in the EMS WORLD Journal!

The Psychotrauma Crisis and Response  Unit was featured in a printed academic article that was published in the EMS WORLD Journal all about our mission. Read more here.

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Miriam Ballin, Director of the PC&R Unit, inspires others to raise funds for a worthy cause!

Miriam Ballin, Director of the PC&R Unit, inspires others to raise funds for a worthy cause!

Miriam Ballin, Director of the Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit, is not only in charge of the Unit itself, but it also a first responder and more recently, she has even found the time to raise money for a new ambulance! This United Hatzalah ambulance just arrived

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Presenting the Unit’ s work at The International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health in Jerusalem

Presenting the Unit’ s work at The International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health in Jerusalem

  Director Miriam Ballin and Team Leaders Avi Steinherz and Rickie Rabinowitz presented the work of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit at The International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health that took place in Jerusalem on May 22-23 2017.          

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26 mental health professionals became certified volunteers of the Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit

26 mental health professionals became certified volunteers of the Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit

This week, 26 mental health professionals became certified volunteers of the Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit. The graduate ceremony was held in United Hatzalah’s headquarters. The guest speaker, Dr. Gila Reish, who is a trauma specialist spoke magnificently reminding all those present about the importance of Psychological

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EMT’s become Psychotrauma Responders too!

EMT’s become Psychotrauma Responders too!

First graduating class EVER made up of our very own EMT medics who are now also Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit responders. Congratulations!

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Unit sits with families of missing boys at Kinneret all Pesach

Unit sits with families of missing boys at Kinneret all Pesach

Over Pesach, sadly, three young adult boys, Itamar (19), Nachman (21) and Liron (17) went missing at the Kinneret; Sea of Galilee. It took Search and Rescue teams from all over the country, including more than a dozen volunteers from United Hatzalah, over a week to locate

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Unit responders treat victims at Light Rail terrorist attack on Pesach

Unit responders treat victims at Light Rail terrorist attack on Pesach

On April 14th, a terrorist killed a 21 year old British exchange student named Hannah Blandon. United Hatzalah volunteers were first on the scene and treated Hannah who was stabbed to death on the light rail. United Hatzalah sends deep condolences to Hannah’s family and friends. United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma

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Expansion of Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit

Expansion of Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit

From the Jerusalem Post: After beginning a new training course last week, 30 additional psychologists and social workers will be joining the unit, which the leadership – headed by director Miriam Ballin, Rickie Rabinowitz, and Avi Steinhartz – is hoping to increase by 500%. “What once started

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The International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health

The International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health

An International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health will be held in Jerusalem on 21-23 May 2017. The focus will be on the newest advances in diagnosis and management. Leading experts in trauma and mental health will convene in Jerusalem for the first international conference of its

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