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Stress or Trauma: Building Resilience Webinar

February 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The goal of this free webinar for our community is to provide education on stress and trauma responses and to help you learn skills to build resilience in the aftermath of the Colleyville synagogue hostage crisis. This will help you have the tools for any possible future traumatic event.


You will learn how to:

  • Build resilience after a traumatic event
  • Gain tools to better manage stress
  • Better prepare for challenging times
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of stress & trauma
  • Know when to seek help
  • Access resources and referrals

Meet our Presenters

Dr. Yaffa Podbilewicz-Weinberg is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in Clinical and Health Psychology. She has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Missouri – St. Louis with training in trauma and victim services. She completed a postdoctoral year at the Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine where she had a faculty position working on psycho-oncology. Through her role as Psychologist for the Holocaust Survivor Care program at Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas, she serves Holocaust Survivors and their caregiving adult children. She currently serves Older Adults with history of trauma using a person-centered trauma-informed approach that crafts interventions and care to each person’s individual circumstances, building from their strengths. A native of Mexico City, Yaffa has lived in Israel and various cities in the Midwest prior to moving to Dallas.


Leah Heiman is a licensed social worker (LMSW) and is one of our team’s one-on-one clinicians at Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Yeshiva University in New York where she finished her schooling and training. Leah specializes in working with adults and adolescents with history of trauma. Leah’s background includes extensive training in Trauma Based Interventions and training in the field of eating disorders. A firm believer in person-centered therapy (Rogerian psychotherapy), Leah practices a holistic approach, where she looks to further the wellness of her client’s mind, body, and soul. A New Jersey native, Leah spent some time in Israel in Bar Ilan University where she studied for her undergrad for psychology. Then returned to the states for a few years before moving to Dallas.


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When: Feb 7, 2022 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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February 7, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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