Lecturers Page Dr. Miriam Levinger

Dr. Miriam Levinger

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Bio

Education

2003 - Ph.D - Bob Shapell School of Social Work, University of Tel Aviv

1986 - MSW - Bob Shapell School of Social Work, University of Tel Aviv

1978 - BSW - Bob Shapell School of Social Work, University of Tel Aviv

 

Professional Experience

1978 – 1984 - Ben Shemen Youth Village - Social worker

1985 – 1995 - AHA – The Association of Deaf Persons in Israel - Social worker

1993 - The School for Social Service Workers - Coordinator of courses for
professionals, supervisor, and group facilitator

2001 - Individual and Group supervisor

Research Grants

2014 - The dynamics of relationships in families of brain-injured patients. Research
with Dr. Einav Segev, Dr. Yael Hochman – Grant from: Loewenstein Hospital

2012 - Bedouin hearing parents of deaf children: Stress, coping and quality of life –
Research with Dr. Nuzha Allassad Alhuzail - Grant from: Ministry of Labor
and Social Affairs and Sapir Academic College

 

Offices in Academic Administration

2012 - School of Social Work, Sapir Academic College - Chairperson of the
Admission Committee

2005-2012 School of Social Work, Sapir Academic College - Chairperson of the Fieldwork Committee

1995–2006 Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University - Member of
the Fieldwork Committee

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Miriam Levinger - CV

Areas of Interest

  • Deafness
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Social work education

Teaching

Hebrew lective year: תשפ
                

Research

Deafness

Group therapy

Social Work Education

Awards

Publications

Levinger, M. & Alhuzail, N.A. (2018). Bedouin hearing parents of children with hearing loss: Stress, coping, and quality of life. American Annals of the Deaf, 163(3), 328-355. 

Levinger, M., Spitzer, Z., & Michael S. (2018). In life and in death: the story of people living with metastatic cancer. Journal of Social Work Practice,
https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2018.1504287

Allassad Alhuzail N. & Levinger, M. (2018). Perpetual silence, not silence for moments: Hearing loss of children as perceived by hearing bedouin mothers. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 35(4), 377–389. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-018-0533-9

Segev, E., Levinger, M., & Hochman, Y. (2018). “Shared Destiny”: The dynamics of relationships in families of brain - injured patients. Qualitative Health Research, 28(1), 112-125. Doi: 10.1177/1049732317737310

Levinger, M. & Segev, E. (2018). Admission and completion of social work programs: Who drops out and who finishes? Journal of Social Work, 18(1), 23-45, DOI: 10.1177/1468017316651998.

Levinger, M., Lurie Y., & Spitzer, Z. (2013). "It's dangerous to get too close": Loneliness and the desire for intimacy among HIV - positive people. (in Hebrew). Mikbatz, 18(2), 29-58.

Rich, S., Levinger, M., Werner, S. & Adelman, C. (2013). Being an adolescent with a cochlear implant in the world of hearing people: Coping in school, in society and with self identity. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 77(8), 1337-1344. 

Levinger, M. & Lander, I. (2013). Supervisors and cross-cultural sensitivity: Not (always) as I do? The Journal of International Social Research, 6(26), 338-348. 

Levinger, M. & Ronen, T. (2012). Differentiation from parents and spousal intimacy among deaf people. (in Hebrew). Society and Welfare, 32(1), 91-114.

Levinger, M. (2011). The Deaf community – Does it have a future as well? (in Hebrew). Social Policy, 87, 143-168.

Levinger, M., & Ronen, T. (2010). The link between self-esteem, differentiation, and spousal intimacy in deaf and hearing adults. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 9(1), 27-52.

Levinger, M., & Orlev, L. (2008). What deaf parents “hear.” Journal of International Social Research, 1(4), 413-430. 

Levinger, M., & Ronen, T. (2008). Is it really clear? Adapting research tools for the needs of the deaf population. Journal of Social Work, 8(4), 399–430.

Levinger, M. (2006). The influence of cochlear implants on the identity of deaf adolescents. (in Hebrew). Mifgash - Journal of Social Educational Work, 24, 89-105.

Zechariah, G., Levinger, M., & Reisfeld, M. (1994). A course for deaf support personnel. (in Hebrew). Mifgash - Journal of Social Educational Work, 5, 37-47.

Presentations

2018 - The Israeli Center for Qualitative Research of People and Societies - Beer Sheva - Society as a barrier rather than a resource: The story of hearing mothers of deaf children in the Bedouin community

2017 - The 53 Conference of The Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association -
Jerusalem - Perpetual silence, not silence for moments”: How mothers of deaf
Bedouin

2017 - The eighth Conference of The ESPAnet – Who Cares? Care and compassion
for the welfare state liberal New Era – Ramat – Gan - Perpetual silence, not
silence for moments”: How mothers of deaf Bedouin

2017 - Conference of lecturers of the schools for social work – Tel Hai - Who drops
out and who finishes? Admission criteria and success in Social Work studies

2012 - Vulnerability, Competition and Freedom – Ramat Efal - Children perceive
Deafness

2010 - Group work with HIV patients – Ramat Gan - Loneliness and the desire for intimacy among HIV carriers

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